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Table SH79. Standard errors for the percentage of public high school graduates who earned any career/technical education (CTE) credits during high school, by size and locale of 12th-grade school, and CTE area: 2005
CTE area All graduates   Size of 12th-grade school   Locale of 12th-grade school
Small Medium Large Urban Suburban and town Rural
                   
Number of graduates 43,070   24,440 59,860 45,030   26,090 34,010 27,280
                   
CTE, total 0.28   0.79 0.37 0.74   0.58 0.38 0.56
Non-occupational CTE, total 0.85   1.64 1.02 2.09   1.51 1.30 1.49
Family and consumer sciences education 1.10   3.34 1.47 2.62   2.23 1.77 1.77
General labor market preparation, total 1.09   3.19 1.35 2.73   2.10 1.77 2.12
                   
Occupational education, total 0.46   1.27 0.62 1.06   1.22 0.71 1.00
Agriculture and natural resources 0.54   2.45 0.82 0.95   0.71 0.70 1.54
Business 1.08   4.25 1.33 2.07   2.01 1.78 1.74
Business finance 0.42   1.73 0.57 0.71   0.84 0.67 0.76
Business management 0.79   3.05 1.12 1.17   1.40 1.02 1.40
Business support 1.13   4.41 1.44 2.11   2.08 1.91 1.87
Communications and design 0.79   2.18 1.18 1.58   1.55 1.26 1.67
Computer and information sciences 0.91   3.35 1.13 1.83   1.59 1.33 2.05
Construction and architecture 0.33   1.27 0.44 0.72   0.46 0.44 0.83
Architecture 0.20   0.36 0.28 0.32   0.26 0.32 0.42
Construction 0.30   1.20 0.44 0.65   0.41 0.39 0.76
Consumer and culinary services 0.77   2.60 1.16 1.12   1.30 1.22 1.50
Consumer services 0.53   2.22 0.72 0.94   1.07 0.76 1.05
Culinary arts 0.74   1.74 1.14 1.10   1.08 1.06 1.34
Engineering technologies 0.53   1.37 0.68 0.88   0.83 0.97 1.02
Health sciences 0.66   1.27 0.98 1.03   1.54 0.91 0.84
Manufacturing, repair, and transportation 0.85   2.44 1.15 1.32   1.21 1.43 1.33
Manufacturing 0.82   2.23 1.13 1.17   1.01 1.36 1.35
Repair and transportation 0.38   1.41 0.55 0.78   0.84 0.61 0.86
Repair 0.37   1.42 0.51 0.73   0.80 0.54 0.86
Transportation 0.21   0.39 0.35 0.21   0.47 0.32 0.31
Marketing 0.54   1.23 0.83 0.83   0.85 1.00 0.80
Public services 0.61   2.00 0.73 1.00   1.08 0.72 1.40
Education and library science 0.33   1.21 0.51 0.55   0.77 0.37 0.73
Education 0.30   0.92 0.44 0.56   0.77 0.38 0.49
Library science 0.18   0.83 0.28 0.11   0.13 0.16 0.58
Protective/legal services and public administration 0.49   1.51 0.54 0.99   0.83 0.62 1.16
Protective services 0.48   1.46 0.53 0.98   0.84 0.62 1.11
Public administration and legal services 0.08   0.16 0.05 0.18   0.14 0.09 0.21
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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