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Table SA10. Standard errors of the percentage of participants in formal work-related courses who reported each credential-related reason for participation, by selected adult characteristics: 2004–05
Characteristic To obtain or keep a state, industry, or company license To earn college credit To earn continuing education credit
Total 1.54 0.80 1.43
       
Sex      
Male 2.15 1.34 2.16
Female 2.10 1.04 1.99
       
Race/ethnicity      
White 1.66 0.83 1.54
Black or African American 4.95 3.74 5.17
All other races 6.11 2.65 4.95
Hispanic or Latino 5.98 3.14 3.83
       
Age as of 2004      
16–24 years 6.23 5.46 4.77
25–34 years 3.06 1.55 2.49
35–44 years 3.49 1.59 2.86
45–54 years 2.58 1.33 2.36
55–64 years 2.88 1.72 3.20
65 years or older 6.03 1.67 4.82
       
Highest level of educational attainment      
Less than a high school diploma or equivalent 9.72 1.45 5.10
High school diploma or equivalent 3.53 2.58 3.04
Some college/vocational/associate's degree 2.94 1.46 2.51
Bachelor’s degree 2.05 1.49 2.29
Graduate or professional degree 3.18 2.07 2.91
       
Employment status in past week      
Employed 1.58 0.79 1.49
Full-time 1.63 0.90 1.58
Part-time 3.83 2.33 3.10
Not employed 4.11 4.03 4.32
Unemployed and looking for work 7.90 5.40 6.25
Not in the labor force 5.37 4.89 5.41
       
Months employed in past 12 months      
1–11 months 3.59 2.21 3.05
12 months 1.57 0.82 1.59
       
Occupation      
Professional and managerial 1.96 1.11 1.85
Sales, service, and clerical 2.57 1.23 2.09
Trades and labor 4.33 2.45 3.07
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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