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Table ARCHIVE_2005_H71. Percentage of public high school graduates concentrating in public services who earned credits in each other occupational area and the average number of credits they earned in the other area: 2005
Occupational area Among 2-credit public services concentrators1   Among 3-credit public services concentrators2
Percent who earned any credit in the occupational area Average credits earned in the occupational area, among those who earned any credits in the area   Percent who earned any credits in the occupational area Average credits earned in the occupational area, among those who earned any credits in the area
           
Public services concentrator and any credits in:
Any other occupational area 82.0 2.24   17.3 1.87
Agriculture and natural resources 8.8   82.7
Business 36.4 1.19   1.4 1.11
Communications and design 22.8 1.14   7.0
Computer and information sciences 15.2 1.17   18.7
Construction and architecture 2.8 !   5.1 !
Consumer and culinary services 25.8 1.38   13.4 1.46
Engineering technologies 5.3 !   33.2 !
Health sciences 10.8 1.69   17.5
Manufacturing, repair, and transportation 12.3 1.12   3.5 !
Marketing 4.0 !   7.1 !
! Interpret data with caution. Standard error is more than one-third of the estimate.
Reporting standards not met. (Too few cases for a reliable estimate.)
1 2-credit occupational concentration are defined as graduates who earned 2.0 or more credits in any one of the occupational areas listed in this table.
2 3-credit occupational concentration are defined as graduates who earned 3.0 or more credits in any one of the occupational areas listed in this table.
NOTE: This table shows, for example, that among public high school graduates who completed a concentration in public services under the 2-credit definition, 82.0 percent earned credits in another occupational area, while 22.8 percent earned credits in communications and design. Also, among graduates who completed a concentration in public services under the 2-credit definition and also earned communications and design credits, the average number of communications and design credits earned was 1.14. The total weighted count of public high school graduates in 2005 was 2.4 million.
SOURCE: U .S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, High School Transcript Study (HSTS), 2005.


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