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Table A28. Percentage distribution of apprenticeship participants, by apprenticeship trade or craft: 2004–05
Apprenticeship trade or craft Percent of participants Standard error
Total 100.0
Business and marketing 16.1 5.89
Communications and design 9.2 3.62
Computer science and engineering 7.8 3.54
Health 4.8 1.95
Public and consumer services 5.1 1.57
Trade and industry1 54.3 7.03
‡ Reporting standards not met; too few cases for a reliable estimate.
† Not applicable.
1 Trade and industry includes manufacturing, construction, repair, and transportation.
NOTE: This table shows, for example, that 16.1 percent of participants apprenticed in business and marketing during the 12 months preceding the survey. Detail may not sum to total because of rounding. This table includes adults who participated in an apprenticeship program at any time in the 12 months preceding the survey.
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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