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Table SA1. Standard errors of the number and percentage of adults and of labor force members who participated in formal work-related courses, by selected adult characteristics: 2004–05
Characteristic Number of adults (thousands) Number of labor force members (thousands) Percent of adults who participated in work-related courses Percent of labor force members who participated in work-related courses
Total 1,384.0 0.63 0.83
       
Sex        
Male 936.2 0.99 1.22
Female 1,058.5 0.95 1.36
       
Race/ethnicity        
White 960.1 1,443.6 0.70 0.92
Black or African American 15.9 546.5 2.53 3.52
All other races 963.8 849.9 2.49 3.94
Hispanic or Latino 656.4 1.71 2.30
       
Age as of 2004        
16–24 years 1,083.2 1,092.5 2.20 2.72
25–34 years 1,440.7 1,335.0 1.80 2.02
35–44 years 1,124.3 1,078.6 2.06 2.47
45–54 years 1,403.8 1,298.8 1.38 1.51
55–64 years 844.5 785.4 1.63 2.38
65 years or older 931.4 494.8 0.68 3.38
       
Highest level of educational attainment        
Less than a high school diploma or equivalent 225.8 596.3 0.73 1.51
High school diploma or equivalent 1,081.3 1,115.4 1.08 1.52
Some college/vocational/associate's degree 1,366.1 1,298.6 1.28 1.65
Bachelor’s degree 930.2 907.6 1.59 1.82
Graduate or professional degree 731.1 709.4 2.35 2.43
       
Employment status in past week        
Employed 1,510.9 1,510.9 0.83 0.83
Full-time 1,707.2 1,707.2 0.99 0.99
Part-time 1,186.2 1,186.2 2.14 2.14
Not employed 0.54 2.19
Unemployed and looking for work 696.0 696.0 2.19 2.19
Not in the labor force 1,384.2 0.55
       
Months employed in past 12 months        
1–11 months 1,227.9 1,136.7 1.61 1.93
12 months 1,499.7 1,516.4 0.96 0.96
       
Occupation        
Professional and managerial 1,133.9 1,159.0 1.58 1.64
Sales, service, and clerical 1,639.1 1,629.7 1.49 1.60
Trades and labor 1,108.4 1,075.3 1.62 1.68
Not applicable. Due to the estimation procedures used, every possible sample drawn from the population would have yielded the same value for the total estimate, and for all male, female, and Hispanic adults. Thus the standard error, a measure of sampling variability, is zero for these estimates.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Adult Education Survey of the 2005 National Household Education Surveys Program.
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