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Table A35. Number and percentage of credentialed adults ages 18 and older whose most recent credential is in health care, education, the trades, or another subject field, by adults' educational attainment level: 2012
Educational attainment level Health care   Education   Trades   Other
Number (in thousands) Percent   Number (in thousands) Percent   Number (in thousands) Percent   Number (in thousands) Percent
Total 11,454 24.9   7,691 16.7     6,021 13.1     20,857 45.3
                           
Less than high school 219 16.7   32 2.5 !   486 37.0     575 43.8
High school completion (no college) 1,748 17.8   280 2.9     3,027 30.9     4,747 48.4
Some college 2,097 26.2   264 3.3     1,338 16.7     4,312 53.8
Associate's degree 2,288 42.7   263 4.9     563 10.5     2,249 41.9
Bachelor's degree 2,852 25.1   2,903 25.5     513 4.5     5,106 44.9
Master's degree 982 14.1   3,598 51.4     89 1.3     2,325 33.2
Professional degree 819 37.7   166 7.6     5 0.3 !   1,181 54.4
Doctorate degree 449 45.1   184 18.5     # #     362 36.4
# Rounds to zero.
! Interpret data with caution; coefficient of variation is greater than or equal to 30 percent.
NOTE: Credentialed adults are those who have a work license or certification. Missing data were not imputed. Totals for all fields combined do not sum to totals from Table A31 due to missing data on field of credential. Details may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Census Bureau, Survey of Income and Program Participation, 2008 panel, wave 13 (Sept.–Dec. 2012).
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