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Table H98. Percentage of public high school graduates who participated in various school-sponsored extracurricular activities, by career and technical education (CTE) occupational concentrator status, area of concentration, and number of occupational credits earned in high school: 2004
Occupational concentrator status, area of
concentration, and number of
occupational credits1
Any activity   School academic clubs   Academic honor society   Inter-
scholastic sports
  Intramural sports   School band or chorus   School hobby clubs   School play or musical   School service clubs   School vocational clubs   School yearbook or newspaper   Student govern-
ment
 
                                                 
All graduates 76.5   20.3   21.3   37.9   17.4   20.4   10.7   12.5   16.2   16.3   14.6   12.3  
                                                 
2-credit concentrators                                                
Non-concentrators 77.4   22.4   23.7   38.6   17.5   23.7   11.6   14.2   17.9   9.9   14.3   13.0  
Concentrators, total 74.8   16.2   16.8   36.5   17.4   13.9   9.0   9.3   12.9   28.5   15.3   10.9  
Agriculture and natural resources 77.9   14.6   15.6   38.6   16.1   16.9   6.4   9.9   10.4   55.1   8.2   12.4  
Business support, management, and finance 77.6   15.9   17.5   40.0   15.2   15.2   8.2   11.2   11.8   26.1   14.2   11.9  
Communications and design 80.2   19.0   24.8   39.8   17.3   13.7   13.6   14.3   18.2   14.4   38.8   16.1  
Computer and information science 76.8   25.7   21.9   36.8   16.9   16.5   13.7   11.5   17.1   15.8   15.4   11.2  
Construction and architecture 69.7   11.2   4.5 ! 35.3   20.5   4.6 ! 5.9 ! 2.8 ! 5.6 ! 36.7   8.0 ! 4.3 !
Consumer and culinary services 70.8   12.2   12.4   22.3   11.0   17.8   9.5   10.8   12.3   31.0   12.2   10.0  
Engineering technologies 72.4   15.6   15.7   44.5   26.0   13.4   5.7 ! 4.6 ! 7.3   17.9   8.3   7.1 !
Health sciences 78.6   23.4   22.3   29.3   13.3   17.1   7.9   9.4   19.3   36.6   10.5   11.4  
Manufacturing 66.6   10.0   8.2   37.6   25.4   7.0   5.2   6.7   3.4 ! 24.7   7.8   4.8  
Marketing 80.5   18.8   19.6   41.2   23.0   11.7   7.3 ! 3.6 ! 15.9   61.3   11.3 ! 10.2  
Public services 74.4   18.1   19.0 ! 25.3   13.7 ! 16.3 ! 9.2 !   18.4 ! 34.4   10.2 ! 11.6 !
Repair and transportation 62.1   7.7   5.6 ! 27.7   16.2   6.5   4.8 ! 4.1 ! 4.2 ! 30.0   7.2   5.1 !
                                                 
3-credit concentrators                                                
Non-concentrators 77.2   21.5   22.4   38.6   17.6   21.8   11.5   13.3   17.2   12.3   14.8   12.6  
Concentrators, total 73.3   14.0   15.8   34.2   16.3   12.9   7.1   8.5   11.3   36.1   13.7   10.6  
Agriculture and natural resources 79.1   12.2   15.4   40.6   14.9   17.4   5.4 ! 10.8 ! 12.6   64.3   7.8   10.9  
Business support, management, and finance 77.5   14.1   19.2   37.1   12.7   15.8   7.5 ! 11.9   10.0   29.5   14.0   13.2  
Communications and design 81.1   20.4   24.7   40.2   15.3   12.1   13.5   12.9   18.2   13.5   42.5   19.2  
Computer and information science 70.8   26.2   19.9   39.2   11.3 ! 12.0 ! 12.3 ! 13.5 ! 13.0 ! 17.6 ! 11.8 ! 11.3 !
Construction and architecture 66.9   9.5 !   36.9   16.4           43.8   7.9 !  
Consumer and culinary services 64.7   6.8 ! 8.6   19.6   8.5   16.4   6.4 ! 10.6   7.4   37.4   12.9   8.8 !
Engineering technologies 77.4   8.3 ! 18.5   43.7   35.7   17.3 !   6.8 ! 10.0 ! 22.1   5.0 !  
Health sciences 78.4   27.5   21.7   31.2   16.0   19.8   6.5 ! 7.8 ! 24.1   39.2   9.9 ! 11.8  
Manufacturing 65.0   7.8 ! 9.9 ! 30.5   20.8   3.9 ! 5.7 ! 3.8 !   28.2   5.1 !  
Marketing 82.4   15.4   22.5   34.3   21.9 ! 11.4 ! 5.8 !   10.8 ! 65.4   8.7 ! 11.3 !
Public services                        
Repair and transportation 60.5   6.8 ! 6.6 ! 25.3   16.6   4.8 ! 5.7 !   4.9 ! 37.0   7.9   7.2 !
                                                 
Number of occupational credits                                                
0.00-1.99 credits 79.0   24.3   26.5   38.1   16.7   27.0   12.2   15.9   19.5   7.7   14.2   13.7  
2.00-3.99 credits 75.5   19.0   19.2   39.5   17.9   17.3   11.1   11.1   15.7   16.7   16.1   11.9  
4.00 or more credits 73.1   14.0   14.1   35.1   18.2   11.3   7.2   7.7   10.2   32.8   13.5   10.0  
# Rounds to zero.
! Interpret data with caution (estimates are unstable).
‡ Reporting standards not met.
1 The 2- and 3-credit occupational concentrators are graduates who earned at least 2.0 and 3.0 credits, respecitvely, in one of the 12 occupational areas listed in the table.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Education Longitudinal Study of 2002 (ELS:2002/06).

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