About the Study

Research Methodology

The 2014 Aflac WorkForces Report was conducted by Research Now on behalf of Aflac. The Employer Survey was conducted online within the United States between January 7, 2014, and January 23, 2014, among 1,856 benefits decision-makers. Results were representative of U.S. companies with at least three employees, based on company size (number of employees) and industry. No estimates of theoretical sampling error can be calculated; a full methodology is available.

The Employee Survey was conducted online within the United States between January 7, 2014, and January 27, 2014, among 5,209 employed adults ages 18 and older who are employed full or part time at a company with three or more employees and not retired. The first 3124 interviews were nationally representative, while the remaining 2085 interviews were conducted among the top 20 DMAs—100 interviews per DMA. Results were weighted as needed to match US demographics and to enable year over year trending. No theoretical sampling error can be calculated; a full methodology is available.

About Research Now

Research Now is the leading global online sampling and online data collection company. With more than 6 million panelists in 38 countries worldwide, Research Now offers a full suite of data collection services. For more information, please visit researchnow.com.

Coverage underwritten by American Family Life Assurance Company of Columbus. Group coverage underwritten by Continental American Insurance Company, which is not licensed to solicit business in Guam, Puerto Rico, or the Virgin Islands. For groups sitused in California, group coverage is underwritten by Continental American Life Insurance Company. For individual coverage in New York or coverage for groups sitused in New York, coverage is underwritten by American Family Life Assurance Company of New York.
Aflac processes most claims in about four days, and online claims received by 3pm ET in an average of one day. This does not include mail time. Online claim process is available for accident, sickness, cancer, and wellness type claims. Processing time is based on business days after all required documentation is received. Aflac Individual Company Statistic, October 2013.
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