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Table 2 Activities of Employed and Non-Working Healthy Michigan Plan Enrollee Survey Respondents, 2018

From: Longitudinal trends in enrollees’ employment and student status after Medicaid expansion

  Weighted Proportion or Mean [95% CI]
Employed respondents (N = 1,471)
    Mean number of hours worked per week* 34.7 [33.8, 35.6]
Respondents who were not employed (N = 1,137)  
    Looking for a job 36.8 [33.2, 40.7]
    Recently completed/enrolled in job training program 9.1 [7.0, 11.8]
Respondents who were not employed or full-time students (N = 1,136)
    Work status
        Unable to work 47.3 [43.6, 51.1]
        Out of work 40.4 [36.6, 44.2]
        Retired 12.3 [10.5, 14.4]
Respondents who were unable to work (N = 526)
    Reasons unable to work  
        Poor health/disability 91.4 [87.8, 94.0]
        Caregiving responsibilities 7.1 [4.8, 10.3]
        In school or other training 1.1 [0.3, 3.9]
        Prior conviction 0.6 [0.1, 4.3]
        Transportation/logistics 0.5 [0.1, 2.0]
        Couldn’t find work 0.5 [0.1, 2.0]
        Other 0.2 [0.0, 0.7]
        Employers think I’m too old or too young 0.2 [0.0, 1.2]
  1. Source: Authors’ analysis of data from the Healthy Michigan Plan (HMP) enrollee survey, 2018
  2. Notes: *88.1% of employed HMP survey respondents, and 51.0% of all HMP survey respondents, reported working 20 or more hours per week
  3. Respondents were able to provide multiple responses