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Table SA2. Standard errors of the percentage distribution of adults, of participated in formal work-related courses, and of non-participants, by selected adult characteristics: 2004–05
Characteristic All adults Participant in formal work-related courses Non-participant in formal work-related courses
Total
       
Sex      
Male 1.37 0.50
Female 1.37 0.50
       
Race/ethnicity      
White 0.45 1.22 0.62
Black or African American 0.01 0.96 0.35
All other races 0.72 0.25
Hispanic or Latino 0.46 0.72 0.57
       
Age as of 2004      
16–24 years 0.51 0.98 0.66
25–34 years 0.68 1.31 0.74
35–44 years 0.53 1.56 0.67
45–54 years 0.66 1.28 0.72
55–64 years 0.40 0.83 0.53
65 years or older 0.44 0.42 0.60
       
Highest level of educational attainment      
Less than a high school diploma or equivalent 0.11 0.40 0.25
High school diploma or equivalent 0.51 1.03 0.70
Some college/vocational/associate's degree 0.65 1.37 0.74
Bachelor’s degree 0.44 1.35 0.44
Graduate or professional degree 0.35 0.91 0.37
       
Employment status in past week      
Employed 0.71 0.73 0.83
Full-time 0.81 1.25 0.91
Part-time 0.56 1.16 0.64
Not employed 0.71 0.73 0.83
Unemployed and looking for work 0.33 0.35 0.44
Not in the labor force 0.65 0.68 0.78
       
Months employed in past 12 months      
1–11 months 0.79 1.30 1.01
12 months 0.79 1.30 1.01
       
Occupation      
Professional and managerial 0.71 1.60 0.91
Sales, service, and clerical 0.96 1.58 1.34
Trades and labor 0.74 1.12 1.12
Not applicable. Due to the estimation procedures used, every possible sample drawn from the population would have yielded the same value for the estimates 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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