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Table 158. Average number of Carnegie units earned by public high school graduates in career/technical education courses, by selected student characteristics: Selected years, 1982 through 2005
Graduation year and selected student characteristic Total General labor market preparation Consumer and home- making education Occupational education field
Total1 Agriculture Business Marketing Health Occupa- tional home economics Trade and industrial Technical/ communi- cations Other
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
1982 graduates 4.62 (0.061) 0.94 (0.018) 0.68 (0.020) 3.00 (0.052) 0.22 (0.018) 1.03 (0.027) 0.16 (0.011) 0.05 (0.005) 0.11 (0.007) 1.04 (0.035) 0.21 (0.009) 0.10 (0.012)
Sex                                                
Male 4.60 (0.076) 0.93 (0.026) 0.30 (0.014) 3.36 (0.071) 0.36 (0.033) 0.47 (0.020) 0.14 (0.013) 0.02 (0.004) 0.06 (0.006) 1.96 (0.064) 0.24 (0.014) 0.01 (#)
Female 4.64 (0.072) 0.95 (0.020) 1.03 (0.031) 2.67 (0.056) 0.08 (0.010) 1.55 (0.043) 0.18 (0.015) 0.08 (0.009) 0.15 (0.012) 0.20 (0.016) 0.18 (0.009) 0.18 (0.023)
                                                 
Race/ethnicity                                                
White 4.53 (0.071) 0.92 (0.021) 0.63 (0.023) 2.97 (0.059) 0.24 (0.021) 1.06 (0.032) 0.15 (0.012) 0.04 (0.005) 0.10 (0.008) 0.99 (0.038) 0.22 (0.011) 0.09 (0.015)
Black 4.75 (0.136) 0.97 (0.046) 0.90 (0.053) 2.88 (0.130) 0.09 (0.019) 1.00 (0.071) 0.22 (0.031) 0.11 (0.024) 0.14 (0.024) 0.95 (0.091) 0.15 (0.021) 0.12 (0.040)
Hispanic 5.22 (0.111) 1.01 (0.036) 0.85 (0.045) 3.36 (0.106) 0.23 (0.034) 1.00 (0.054) 0.17 (0.020) 0.07 (0.021) 0.13 (0.017) 1.38 (0.094) 0.15 (0.014) 0.12 (0.028)
Asian/Pacific
    Islander
3.34 (0.226) 1.01 (0.129) 0.30 (0.035) 2.03 (0.157) 0.03 (0.015) 0.58 (0.105) 0.04 (0.023) 0.03 (0.013) 0.06 (0.020) 0.88 (0.095) 0.30 (0.061) 0.02 (0.017)
American Indian/
    Alaska Native
4.77 (0.233) 0.90 (0.093) 0.47 (0.076) 3.40 (0.257) 0.25 (0.086) 0.74 (0.145) 0.14 (0.045) 0.08 (0.041) 0.06 (0.031) 1.88 (0.441) 0.13 (0.038) 0.03 (0.013)
                                                 
Academic track                                                
Academic2  2.55 (0.042) 0.84 (0.022) 0.60 (0.025) 1.12 (0.020) 0.04 (0.005) 0.48 (0.017) 0.03 (0.003) 0.02 (0.003) 0.06 (0.006) 0.28 (0.013) 0.17 (0.009) 0.02 (#)
Career/technical3 7.74 (0.082) 1.02 (0.034) 0.78 (0.036) 5.94 (0.084) 0.58 (0.056) 1.68 (0.075) 0.33 (0.032) 0.08 (0.016) 0.17 (0.018) 2.43 (0.107) 0.21 (0.019) 0.24 (0.048)
Both4  6.03 (0.091) 0.86 (0.025) 0.57 (0.033) 4.60 (0.066) 0.29 (0.040) 1.66 (0.059) 0.29 (0.027) 0.09 (0.012) 0.15 (0.016) 1.57 (0.066) 0.29 (0.021) 0.14 (0.028)
Neither5  5.23 (0.137) 1.92 (0.130) 1.62 (0.089) 1.68 (0.042) 0.11 (0.030) 0.74 (0.050) 0.09 (0.018) 0.05 (0.024) 0.13 (0.027) 0.37 (0.039) 0.10 (0.016) 0.07 (0.019)
1987 graduates 4.55 (0.084) 0.83 (0.026) 0.61 (0.032) 3.11 (0.060) 0.19 (0.028) 0.96 (0.037) 0.16 (0.014) 0.08 (0.005) 0.11 (0.008) 0.96 (0.036) 0.43 (0.021) 0.11 (0.013)
Sex                                                
Male 4.64 (0.089) 0.83 (0.035) 0.33 (0.025) 3.47 (0.065) 0.33 (0.047) 0.56 (0.024) 0.13 (0.014) 0.02 (0.003) 0.08 (0.008) 1.73 (0.072) 0.47 (0.023) 0.03 (0.011)
Female 4.47 (0.094) 0.83 (0.023) 0.86 (0.046) 2.77 (0.067) 0.07 (0.012) 1.34 (0.052) 0.19 (0.019) 0.12 (0.010) 0.14 (0.012) 0.23 (0.021) 0.39 (0.022) 0.18 (0.020)
                                                 
Race/ethnicity                                                
White 4.65 (0.107) 0.84 (0.030) 0.60 (0.041) 3.20 (0.074) 0.24 (0.039) 0.97 (0.046) 0.16 (0.017) 0.07 (0.005) 0.11 (0.010) 1.00 (0.047) 0.47 (0.026) 0.10 (0.013)
Black 4.52 (0.130) 0.86 (0.026) 0.73 (0.040) 2.92 (0.113) 0.10 (0.016) 1.00 (0.068) 0.17 (0.021) 0.14 (0.027) 0.14 (0.016) 0.76 (0.053) 0.28 (0.032) 0.14 (0.017)
Hispanic 4.49 (0.169) 0.93 (0.069) 0.62 (0.062) 2.95 (0.101) 0.06 (0.020) 0.97 (0.090) 0.16 (0.037) 0.08 (0.020) 0.11 (0.017) 1.00 (0.054) 0.32 (0.020) 0.11 (0.024)
Asian/Pacific
    Islander
3.11 (0.221) 0.63 (0.064) 0.35 (0.062) 2.13 (0.141) 0.01 (0.006) 0.63 (0.088) 0.13 (0.076) 0.09 (0.020) 0.08 (0.017) 0.47 (0.047) 0.56 (0.065) 0.04 (0.013)
American Indian/
    Alaska Native
4.92 (0.125) 0.82 (0.048) 0.65 (0.045) 3.45 (0.112) 0.20 (0.036) 1.04 (0.094) 0.08 (0.041) 0.09 (0.021) 0.11 (0.032) 1.32 (0.079) 0.44 (0.062) 0.03 (0.007)
                                                 
Academic track                                                
Academic2  2.57 (0.071) 0.76 (0.028) 0.57 (0.034) 1.23 (0.027) 0.02 (0.003) 0.45 (0.015) 0.04 (0.005) 0.02 (0.004) 0.04 (0.004) 0.24 (0.011) 0.37 (0.016) 0.02 (0.003)
Career/technical3  8.07 (0.155) 0.90 (0.038) 0.77 (0.040) 6.39 (0.121) 0.59 (0.087) 1.40 (0.087) 0.38 (0.053) 0.18 (0.037) 0.25 (0.034) 2.60 (0.077) 0.35 (0.047) 0.34 (0.049)
Both4 6.09 (0.085) 0.86 (0.039) 0.55 (0.040) 4.69 (0.051) 0.30 (0.057) 1.54 (0.061) 0.27 (0.024) 0.11 (0.011) 0.17 (0.015) 1.43 (0.080) 0.56 (0.029) 0.15 (0.024)
Neither5  5.10 (0.233) 1.77 (0.155) 1.72 (0.280) 1.62 (0.052) 0.07 (0.022) 0.60 (0.089) 0.09 (0.036) 0.05 (0.018) 0.11 (0.029) 0.37 (0.064) 0.13 (0.026) 0.10 (0.046)
1990 graduates 4.19 (0.079) 0.73 (0.023) 0.57 (0.026) 2.89 (0.065) 0.20 (0.022) 0.88 (0.035) 0.16 (0.012) 0.04 (0.005) 0.10 (0.009) 0.87 (0.040) 0.41 (0.013) 0.10 (0.010)
Sex                                                
Male 4.32 (0.084) 0.70 (0.025) 0.33 (0.020) 3.28 (0.074) 0.31 (0.039) 0.57 (0.030) 0.14 (0.014) 0.02 (0.004) 0.07 (0.009) 1.59 (0.064) 0.43 (0.016) 0.02 (0.006)
Female 4.08 (0.087) 0.76 (0.025) 0.79 (0.038) 2.53 (0.073) 0.09 (0.015) 1.16 (0.049) 0.18 (0.014) 0.06 (0.009) 0.13 (0.012) 0.22 (0.026) 0.39 (0.014) 0.17 (0.016)
                                                 
Race/ethnicity                                                
White 4.22 (0.085) 0.71 (0.029) 0.55 (0.030) 2.97 (0.075) 0.24 (0.027) 0.85 (0.033) 0.16 (0.014) 0.04 (0.006) 0.09 (0.009) 0.95 (0.047) 0.40 (0.015) 0.09 (0.011)
Black 4.41 (0.166) 0.82 (0.035) 0.80 (0.066) 2.79 (0.135) 0.06 (0.010) 1.05 (0.080) 0.17 (0.023) 0.04 (0.014) 0.15 (0.023) 0.64 (0.059) 0.40 (0.036) 0.16 (0.029)
Hispanic 4.12 (0.150) 0.75 (0.048) 0.53 (0.058) 2.85 (0.126) 0.15 (0.034) 0.93 (0.105) 0.19 (0.026) 0.02 (0.007) 0.11 (0.023) 0.75 (0.061) 0.41 (0.048) 0.18 (0.042)
Asian/Pacific
    Islander
3.07 (0.337) 0.69 (0.124) 0.31 (0.030) 2.07 (0.201) 0.04 (0.017) 0.65 (0.057) 0.05 (0.013) 0.01 (0.005) 0.03 (0.010) 0.72 (0.178) 0.48 (0.032) 0.03 (0.010)
American Indian/
    Alaska Native
4.62 (0.190) 0.74 (0.141) 0.72 (0.123) 3.16 (0.157) 0.36 (0.113) 0.95 (0.091) 0.15 (0.056) 0.02 (0.021) 0.07 (0.041) 0.95 (0.193) 0.44 (0.098) 0.02 (0.008)
                                                 
Academic track                                                
Academic2  2.41 (0.048) 0.67 (0.022) 0.55 (0.030) 1.19 (0.022) 0.03 (0.004) 0.46 (0.019) 0.04 (0.004) 0.01 (0.003) 0.04 (0.005) 0.22 (0.011) 0.34 (0.013) 0.02 (0.003)
Career/technical3  8.68 (0.179) 1.00 (0.071) 0.74 (0.051) 6.95 (0.171) 0.86 (0.111) 1.22 (0.089) 0.28 (0.056) 0.10 (0.030) 0.26 (0.052) 3.10 (0.231) 0.28 (0.026) 0.30 (0.061)
Both4  6.10 (0.056) 0.72 (0.026) 0.57 (0.030) 4.81 (0.048) 0.35 (0.044) 1.47 (0.062) 0.33 (0.027) 0.08 (0.010) 0.16 (0.014) 1.50 (0.060) 0.53 (0.024) 0.19 (0.021)
Neither5  5.81 (0.529) 2.81 (0.570) 1.26 (0.232) 1.74 (0.075) 0.10 (0.040) 0.46 (0.054) 0.04 (0.017) 0.04 (0.023) 0.08 (0.032) 0.54 (0.092) 0.32 (0.092) 0.04 (0.020)
1994 graduates 3.96 (0.068) 0.64 (0.021) 0.52 (0.028) 2.79 (0.057) 0.24 (0.023) 0.88 (0.028) 0.18 (0.015) 0.08 (0.007) 0.13 (0.012) 0.70 (0.027) 0.35 (0.017) 0.09 (0.009)
Sex                                                
Male 4.13 (0.074) 0.70 (0.026) 0.35 (0.026) 3.08 (0.063) 0.37 (0.036) 0.66 (0.023) 0.14 (0.012) 0.03 (0.004) 0.08 (0.008) 1.25 (0.051) 0.36 (0.020) 0.03 (0.005)
Female 3.80 (0.074) 0.58 (0.021) 0.70 (0.035) 2.52 (0.061) 0.11 (0.013) 1.09 (0.039) 0.22 (0.018) 0.12 (0.012) 0.18 (0.017) 0.17 (0.010) 0.34 (0.017) 0.15 (0.015)
                                                 
Race/ethnicity                                                
White 3.96 (0.080) 0.63 (0.026) 0.51 (0.028) 2.81 (0.067) 0.27 (0.031) 0.87 (0.031) 0.19 (0.018) 0.08 (0.009) 0.11 (0.012) 0.72 (0.032) 0.35 (0.021) 0.07 (0.010)
Black 4.29 (0.121) 0.72 (0.050) 0.62 (0.036) 2.94 (0.097) 0.13 (0.028) 1.01 (0.050) 0.20 (0.029) 0.11 (0.020) 0.23 (0.023) 0.60 (0.053) 0.29 (0.025) 0.18 (0.023)
Hispanic 3.87 (0.124) 0.64 (0.037) 0.48 (0.027) 2.75 (0.123) 0.13 (0.022) 0.93 (0.064) 0.15 (0.018) 0.07 (0.011) 0.14 (0.026) 0.65 (0.071) 0.36 (0.028) 0.17 (0.024)
Asian/Pacific
    Islander
3.01 (0.236) 0.51 (0.043) 0.36 (0.057) 2.13 (0.151) 0.14 (0.053) 0.70 (0.046) 0.11 (0.017) 0.06 (0.009) 0.10 (0.028) 0.50 (0.057) 0.46 (0.029) 0.03 (0.009)
American Indian/
    Alaska Native
4.26 (0.256) 0.80 (0.104) 0.62 (0.091) 2.84 (0.183) 0.36 (0.147) 0.89 (0.197) 0.05 (0.024) 0.15 (0.071) 0.14 (0.044) 0.57 (0.120) 0.44 (0.076) 0.05 (0.043)
                                                 
Academic track                                                
Academic2  2.28 (0.045) 0.58 (0.022) 0.49 (0.033) 1.21 (0.020) 0.04 (0.003) 0.51 (0.018) 0.05 (0.005) 0.03 (0.004) 0.05 (0.006) 0.20 (0.008) 0.28 (0.015) 0.02 (0.002)
Career/technical3 8.64 (0.214) 1.00 (0.077) 0.78 (0.083) 6.86 (0.237) 0.90 (0.119) 1.17 (0.124) 0.34 (0.068) 0.08 (0.023) 0.26 (0.053) 2.89 (0.203) 0.26 (0.048) 0.29 (0.077)
Both4 6.01 (0.059) 0.66 (0.027) 0.54 (0.031) 4.81 (0.042) 0.48 (0.047) 1.41 (0.042) 0.37 (0.031) 0.16 (0.015) 0.23 (0.022) 1.25 (0.056) 0.46 (0.020) 0.18 (0.018)
Neither5 6.51 (0.347) 3.91 (0.432) 1.08 (0.157) 1.52 (0.097) 0.05 (0.015) 0.48 (0.092) 0.08 (0.030) 0.02 (0.015) 0.07 (0.026) 0.46 (0.057) 0.16 (0.047) 0.06 (0.033)
1998 graduates 3.99 (0.098) 0.61 (0.028) 0.51 (0.034) 2.87 (0.074) 0.20 (0.031) 0.70 (0.032) 0.16 (0.014) 0.14 (0.030) 0.16 (0.013) 0.78 (0.042) 0.51 (0.035) 0.07 (0.009)
Sex                                                
Male 4.25 (0.099) 0.67 (0.028) 0.35 (0.029) 3.23 (0.085) 0.27 (0.039) 0.59 (0.029) 0.15 (0.012) 0.06 (0.019) 0.10 (0.011) 1.37 (0.077) 0.53 (0.039) 0.02 (0.003)
Female 3.77 (0.114) 0.57 (0.032) 0.66 (0.041) 2.54 (0.080) 0.14 (0.026) 0.80 (0.038) 0.18 (0.018) 0.22 (0.041) 0.21 (0.019) 0.23 (0.013) 0.49 (0.035) 0.12 (0.017)
                                                 
Race/ethnicity                                                
White 3.97 (0.114) 0.58 (0.031) 0.49 (0.039) 2.90 (0.087) 0.24 (0.039) 0.69 (0.035) 0.15 (0.015) 0.11 (0.016) 0.14 (0.011) 0.83 (0.053) 0.51 (0.042) 0.06 (0.010)
Black 4.33 (0.149) 0.70 (0.037) 0.68 (0.062) 2.95 (0.115) 0.09 (0.015) 0.83 (0.072) 0.24 (0.029) 0.29 (0.098) 0.23 (0.048) 0.56 (0.040) 0.47 (0.040) 0.11 (0.021)
Hispanic 3.97 (0.121) 0.66 (0.048) 0.49 (0.060) 2.82 (0.104) 0.16 (0.043) 0.64 (0.052) 0.18 (0.021) 0.16 (0.070) 0.17 (0.025) 0.75 (0.047) 0.51 (0.058) 0.10 (0.026)
Asian/Pacific
    Islander
3.15 (0.222) 0.58 (0.107) 0.27 (0.033) 2.30 (0.119) 0.09 (0.033) 0.64 (0.040) 0.13 (0.017) 0.15 (0.082) 0.14 (0.021) 0.57 (0.094) 0.49 (0.047) 0.02 (0.005)
American Indian/
    Alaska Native
4.02 (0.164) 0.54 (0.063) 0.55 (0.083) 2.92 (0.162) 0.19 (0.041) 0.70 (0.084) 0.14 (0.035) 0.06 (0.035) 0.14 (0.044) 0.98 (0.167) 0.51 (0.081) 0.03 (0.014)
                                                 
Academic track                                                
Academic2  2.22 (0.061) 0.54 (0.028) 0.49 (0.032) 1.19 (0.027) 0.03 (0.004) 0.41 (0.023) 0.05 (0.006) 0.03 (0.004) 0.07 (0.007) 0.22 (0.010) 0.33 (0.024) 0.02 (0.003)
Career/technical3  9.12 (0.239) 1.40 (0.180) 0.75 (0.117) 6.97 (0.166) 0.62 (0.123) 0.64 (0.061) 0.29 (0.058) 0.11 (0.032) 0.36 (0.079) 3.36 (0.407) 0.66 (0.091) 0.29 (0.167)
Both4 6.06 (0.083) 0.62 (0.032) 0.52 (0.041) 4.92 (0.060) 0.41 (0.067) 1.10 (0.049) 0.31 (0.028) 0.29 (0.067) 0.27 (0.027) 1.39 (0.075) 0.74 (0.050) 0.14 (0.016)
Neither5 5.64 (0.598) 2.91 (0.592) 1.20 (0.119) 1.53 (0.144) 0.10 (0.031) 0.43 (0.063) 0.06 (0.024) 0.02 (0.014) 0.07 (0.025) 0.31 (0.080) 0.19 (0.055) 0.06 (0.024)
2000 graduates 4.21 (0.123) 0.69 (0.035) 0.49 (0.023) 3.03 (0.106) 0.25 (0.029) 0.74 (0.040) 0.16 (0.013) 0.13 (0.018) 0.17 (0.016) 0.80 (0.057) 0.61 (0.027) 0.08 (0.009)
Sex                                                
Male 4.85 (0.154) 0.76 (0.042) 0.33 (0.018) 3.76 (0.135) 0.34 (0.041) 0.65 (0.040) 0.14 (0.013) 0.06 (0.012) 0.12 (0.012) 1.38 (0.098) 0.72 (0.032) 0.02 (0.005)
Female 3.99 (0.104) 0.61 (0.032) 0.64 (0.032) 2.74 (0.086) 0.16 (0.022) 0.83 (0.043) 0.17 (0.015) 0.20 (0.025) 0.23 (0.021) 0.25 (0.020) 0.52 (0.026) 0.13 (0.016)
                                                 
Race/ethnicity                                                
White 4.59 (0.164) 0.69 (0.045) 0.49 (0.026) 3.41 (0.137) 0.31 (0.039) 0.73 (0.048) 0.14 (0.015) 0.12 (0.016) 0.18 (0.018) 0.90 (0.077) 0.63 (0.034) 0.07 (0.001)
Black 4.54 (0.173) 0.77 (0.049) 0.67 (0.052) 3.10 (0.125) 0.12 (0.027) 0.88 (0.063) 0.22 (0.034) 0.15 (0.022) 0.16 (0.024) 0.51 (0.043) 0.53 (0.041) 0.16 (0.030)
Hispanic 4.16 (0.124) 0.67 (0.054) 0.37 (0.038) 3.12 (0.148) 0.14 (0.021) 0.75 (0.067) 0.18 (0.032) 0.23 (0.101) 0.19 (0.030) 0.65 (0.051) 0.54 (0.028) 0.07 (0.020)
Asian/Pacific
    Islander
3.13 (0.160) 0.45 (0.055) 0.25 (0.033) 2.42 (0.146) 0.06 (0.014) 0.50 (0.051) 0.10 (0.031) 0.14 (0.038) 0.09 (0.018) 0.43 (0.054) 0.74 (0.103) 0.02 (0.008)
American Indian/
    Alaska Native
5.51 (0.429) 0.75 (0.117) 0.68 (0.081) 4.08 (0.394) 0.37 (0.131) 0.72 (0.086) 0.14 (0.037) 0.07 (0.025) 0.23 (0.115) 0.99 (0.235) 0.68 (0.087) 0.07 (0.035)
                                                 
Academic track                                                
Academic2  2.35 (0.049) 0.61 (0.031) 0.47 (0.021) 1.28 (0.024) 0.03 (0.004) 0.39 (0.021) 0.03 (0.004) 0.03 (0.005) 0.08 (0.009) 0.21 (0.010) 0.38 (0.020) 0.02 (0.003)
Career/technical3 10.56 (0.337) 1.24 (0.272) 0.59 (0.070) 8.73 (0.365) 0.79 (0.149) 0.63 (0.117) 0.27 (0.064) 0.12 (0.050) 0.35 (0.086) 4.06 (0.438) 0.87 (0.095) 0.14 (0.057)
Both4 6.84 (0.170) 0.75 (0.053) 0.50 (0.031) 5.59 (0.132) 0.51 (0.058) 1.20 (0.066) 0.31 (0.025) 0.27 (0.041) 0.29 (0.029) 1.43 (0.115) 0.90 (0.047) 0.15 (0.018)
Neither5 5.82 (0.443) 2.83 (0.297) 1.36 (0.331) 1.62 (0.100) 0.05 (0.023) 0.13 (0.032) 0.05 (0.034) 0.04 (0.030) 0.19 (0.053) 0.40 (0.077) 0.32 (0.049) 0.06 (0.023)
2005 graduates 4.01 (0.058) 0.46 (0.021) 0.51 (0.015) 3.03 (0.047) 0.23 (0.014) 0.60 (0.016) 0.15 (0.010) 0.15 (0.010) 0.23 (0.012) 0.69 (0.022) 0.79 (0.020) 0.07 (0.004)
Sex                                                
Male 4.35 (0.059) 0.52 (0.025) 0.34 (0.015) 3.49 (0.051) 0.32 (0.020) 0.58 (0.017) 0.15 (0.011) 0.06 (0.006) 0.16 (0.009) 1.19 (0.036) 0.90 (0.022) 0.02 (0.003)
Female 3.68 (0.068) 0.41 (0.020) 0.68 (0.020) 2.59 (0.053) 0.15 (0.012) 0.62 (0.018) 0.15 (0.010) 0.23 (0.016) 0.30 (0.017) 0.22 (0.011) 0.68 (0.021) 0.13 (0.007)
                                                 
Race/ethnicity                                                
White 4.12 (0.075) 0.46 (0.024) 0.53 (0.019) 3.13 (0.061) 0.29 (0.017) 0.58 (0.018) 0.15 (0.012) 0.13 (0.011) 0.22 (0.014) 0.78 (0.029) 0.80 (0.024) 0.07 (0.005)
Black 4.11 (0.111) 0.50 (0.036) 0.60 (0.033) 3.01 (0.079) 0.10 (0.018) 0.76 (0.036) 0.18 (0.015) 0.24 (0.022) 0.27 (0.029) 0.44 (0.026) 0.81 (0.047) 0.10 (0.012)
Hispanic 3.69 (0.098) 0.45 (0.029) 0.43 (0.026) 2.81 (0.089) 0.14 (0.018) 0.62 (0.033) 0.14 (0.015) 0.15 (0.020) 0.26 (0.029) 0.63 (0.042) 0.69 (0.027) 0.09 (0.010)
Asian/Pacific
    Islander
2.91 (0.144) 0.33 (0.046) 0.31 (0.029) 2.27 (0.119) 0.06 (0.019) 0.43 (0.038) 0.13 (0.023) 0.10 (0.022) 0.16 (0.019) 0.47 (0.075) 0.83 (0.047) 0.05 (0.010)
American Indian/
    Alaska Native
4.20 (0.258) 0.67 (0.170) 0.62 (0.081) 2.91 (0.178) 0.45 (0.129) 0.47 (0.074) 0.08 (0.033) 0.10 (0.029) 0.23 (0.045) 0.57 (0.094) 0.78 (0.110) 0.11 (0.048)
Other 2.93 (0.263) 0.32 (0.047) 0.33 (0.044) 2.28 (0.233) 0.13 (0.086) 0.45 (0.098) 0.20 (0.058) 0.05 (0.023) 0.24 (0.070) 0.29 (0.058) 0.83 (0.109) 0.03 (0.016)
                                                 
Academic track                                                
Academic2  2.92 (0.039) 0.40 (0.021) 0.53 (0.017) 1.99 (0.026) 0.09 (0.005) 0.48 (0.011) 0.09 (0.006) 0.07 (0.005) 0.19 (0.012) 0.31 (0.011) 0.67 (0.016) 0.04 (0.002)
Career/technical3  8.16 (0.215) 1.07 (0.155) 0.45 (0.044) 6.63 (0.168) 0.93 (0.167) 0.56 (0.066) 0.22 (0.066) 0.20 (0.054) 0.47 (0.081) 3.19 (0.215) 0.56 (0.062) 0.19 (0.073)
Both4 7.01 (0.091) 0.56 (0.033) 0.44 (0.019) 6.01 (0.081) 0.61 (0.044) 0.99 (0.038) 0.32 (0.024) 0.40 (0.032) 0.34 (0.029) 1.67 (0.053) 1.20 (0.046) 0.16 (0.013)
Neither5  3.86 (0.128) 0.85 (0.084) 0.76 (0.044) 2.24 (0.080) 0.25 (0.044) 0.38 (0.025) 0.14 (0.023) 0.07 (0.013) 0.23 (0.025) 0.49 (0.031) 0.52 (0.032) 0.08 (0.016)
#Rounds to zero.
1 Includes unclassified courses not shown separately.
2 Includes students who complete at least 12 Carnegie units in academic courses, but less than 3 Carnegie units in any occupational education field.
3 Includes students who complete at least 3 Carnegie units in an occupational education field, but less than 12 Carnegie units in academic courses.
4 Includes students who complete at least 12 Carnegie units in academic courses and at least 3 Carnegie units in an occupational education field.
5 Includes students who complete less than 12 Carnegie units in academic courses and less than 3 Carnegie units in an occupational education field.
NOTE: The Carnegie unit is a standard of measurement that represents one credit for the completion of a 1-year course. Data differ slightly from figures appearing in other NCES reports because of differences in taxonomies and case exclusion criteria. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding. Standard errors appear in parentheses.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, High School and Beyond Longitudinal Study of 1980 Sophomores (HS&B-So:80/82), "High School Transcript Study"; and 1987, 1990, 1994, 1998, 2000, and 2005 High School Transcript Study (HSTS). (This table was prepared January 2007.)

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