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Table E-15-1.  Percentage of high school students ages 16 and older who were employed and the percentage distribution of hours worked per week, by sex and race/ethnicity: 2010

Sex and race/ethnicity Percent employed   Percent distribution of hours worked per week
  Less than 10 hours   10–20 hours   More than 20 hours  
Total 17.2   29.0   54.6   16.4  
Sex                
Male 16.4   28.8   53.7   17.5  
Female 18.1   29.2   55.5   15.3  
                 
Race/ethnicity                
White 21.5   31.7   54.0   14.2  
Black 11.2   20.6   53.4   26.0  
Hispanic 11.7   18.5   61.0   20.5  
Asian 8.4   39.7   39.6   20.8  
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander        
American Indian/Alaska Native 4.7        
Two or more races 17.0   28.1   59.2   12.7  
                 
Race/ethnicity by sex                
Male                
White 20.0   31.8   53.1   15.1  
Black 10.7   18.3   48.3   33.4  
Hispanic 11.5   18.4   60.3   21.3  
Asian 9.6        
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander        
American Indian/Alaska Native 1.7        
Two or more races 20.7        
                 
Female                
White 23.2   31.6   55.0   13.4  
Black 11.7   22.8   58.2   19.0  
Hispanic 11.9   18.6   61.6   19.7  
Asian 7.2        
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander        
American Indian/Alaska Native 8.6        
Two or more races 11.7        
‡ Reporting standards not met (too few cases).
NOTE: High school students include those in grades 9 through 12. Employment status refers to the full calendar week prior to the week when the respondent answered the questions. Estimates include those who worked zero hours in the previous week. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, Current Population Survey (CPS), Annual Social and Economic Supplement, 2010.
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