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Figure 46-1.

Percentage of young adults ages 25 to 34 with a bachelor's or higher degree who have a bachelor's degree in a science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) field, are in the labor force, and are employed, by occupation type, race/ethnicity, and sex: 2010


Percentage of young adults ages 25 to 34  with a bachelor's or higher degree who have a bachelor's  degree in a science, technology, engineering, or  mathematics (STEM) field, are in the labor force, and  are  employed, by occupation type, race/ethnicity, and sex: 2010

! Interpret data with caution. The coefficient of variation (CV) for this estimate is 30 percent or greater.
1 Total includes other racial/ethnic groups not shown separately in the figure.
NOTE: Estimates are for the entire population in the indicated age range, including persons in both households and group quarters. A household includes all the persons who occupy a housing unit. A group quarters is a nontypical household-type living arrangement where people live or stay in a group living arrangement that is owned or managed by an entity or organization providing housing and/or services for the residents. Group quarters include such places as college residence halls, residential treatment centers, skilled nursing facilities, group homes, military barracks, correctional facilities, and workers' dormitories. STEM fields, as defined here, include agriculture and natural resources, biology and biomedical sciences, computer and information sciences, engineering and engineering technologies, health professions and clinical sciences, mathematics and statistics, and physical sciences and science technologies. Labor force status refers to the full calendar week prior to the week when the respondent answered the questions. Respondents were allowed to indicate two major undergraduate fields of study; data reflect the first reported field of study. Reporting standards for at least some data for Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander males and females, American Indian males and females, and Alaska Native males and females were not met; therefore, data for males and females in these racial groups are not shown in the figure. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, American Community Survey (ACS), 2010.
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