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Table A17. Percentage of participants in formal work-related courses who took these courses over the Internet, by selected characteristics: 2002–03
Characteristic Took course over the Internet
  Total7.8
Sex
Male8.1
Female7.5
Race/ethnicity1
White7.7
Black8.3
Hispanic7.4
Other8.2
Age as of 2002
16–24 years5.6
25–34 years7.3
35–44 years7.7
45–54 years9.2
55–64 years6.9
65 years or older10.8
Highest level of education attainment
High school diploma or less6.3
Some college but no degree8.0
Vocational/associateís degree7.2
Bachelorís degree7.3
Graduate or professional degree10.2
Employment status in the past 12 months
Full-time8.5
Part-time4.6
Not employed7.2
Months employed in the past 12 months
12 months8.4
1–11 months5.8
Not in the labor force7.2
Occupation2
Professional/managerial8.0
Sales/service/clerical8.8
Trade and labor4.1
Size of employer2
Fewer than 25 employees6.4
25–99 employees7.9
100–499 employees5.7
500 or more employees8.9
Continuing education required for occupation
Yes7.9
No7.6
1 Black includes African American, Hispanic includes Latino, and Other includes Asian/Pacific Islander, American Indian/ Alaska Native, those with more than one race, and those of other (unspecified) race. Race categories exclude Hispanic origin unless specified.
2 Includes only adults who worked in the past 12 months.
NOTE: The estimates in this table were based on the responses given for up to four courses by each participant.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Adult Education for Work-Related Reasons Survey of the 2003 National Household Education

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