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Table SA27. Standard errors of the number and percentage distribution of apprenticeship participants overall and in the labor force, by selected participant characteristics: 2004-05
  Distribution of participants among
Selected characteristics Number of
apprenticeship participants
Number of apprenticeship
participants
in labor force
Adults Labor force members
Total 372,760 348,260 † †
         
Sex        
Male 317,630 285,860 5.78 5.76
Female 165,170 148,090 5.78 5.76
         
Race/ethnicity        
White 252,160 246,970 6.64 7.26
Black or African American 170,800 115,420 6.50 5.44
All other races 71,050 53,600 2.90 2.51
Hispanic or Latino 163,900 163,850 5.40 6.11
         
Age as of 2004        
16–24 years 192,090 153,560 6.31 6.30
25–34 years 268,830 265,480 7.41 7.83
35–44 years 116,240 106,820 4.54 5.02
45–54 years 72,790 68,760 2.94 3.32
55 or more years 37,580 28,730 1.64 1.43
         
Highest level of educational attainment        
Less than a high school diploma or equivalent 80,120 70,270 3.21 3.38
High school diploma or equivalent 269,630 241,790 8.07 9.08
Some college/vocational/associate's degree 206,540 197,970 7.32 8.19
Bachelor’s degree or higher 162,830 162,210 6.20 7.25
         
Employment status in past week        
Employed        
Full-time 317,470 317,470 7.39 7.22
Part-time 75,080 75,080 3.06 3.57
Not employed        
Unemployed and looking for work 123,670 123,670 4.85 5.70
Not in the labor force 149,370 † 5.73 †
         
Months employed in past 12 months        
1–11 months 222,820 177,870 6.96 6.91
12 months 276,760 276,760 6.77 6.90
         
Occupation        
Professional and managerial 118,010 118,010 4.60 5.44
Sales, service, and clerical 245,250 201,180 7.85 7.69
Trades and labor 255,840 246,160 7.66 8.12
† Not applicable.
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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