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Table SH84. Standard errors for the percentage of public high school graduates who were occupational concentrators, by race/ethnicity, sex, and occupational area of concentration: 2005
Occupational area of concentration All graduates   Race/ethnicity   Sex
White Black Hispanic Asian/Pacific Islander American Indian/Other Male Female
                     
Number of graduates 43,070   40,050 15,870 14,260 8,530 3,730   24,290 23,010
                     
Percent who were 2-credit occupational concentrators
                     
Any occupational concentration 0.71   0.88 1.31 1.27 2.68 3.11   0.80 0.85
Agriculture and natural resources 0.29   0.37 0.42 0.44 0.30 2.24   0.42 0.27
Business 0.41   0.47 0.91 0.54 1.03 1.59   0.42 0.48
Communications and design 0.28   0.38 0.35 0.37 1.49 1.42   0.32 0.38
Computer and information sciences 0.24   0.27 0.47 0.36 0.88 1.90   0.38 0.18
Construction and architecture 0.15   0.19 0.33 0.25 0.26 1.04   0.28 0.07
Consumer and culinary services 0.26   0.30 0.62 0.48 0.51 0.86   0.20 0.39
Engineering technologies 0.21   0.26 0.27 0.34 0.59 0.00   0.38 0.10
Health sciences 0.22   0.25 0.58 0.51 0.46 0.71   0.16 0.34
Manufacturing, repair, and transportation 0.36   0.44 0.63 0.63 0.96 2.01   0.67 0.20
Marketing 0.23   0.29 0.34 0.33 0.68 0.78   0.23 0.27
Public services 0.18   0.17 0.40 0.51 0.29 0.49   0.14 0.27
                     
Percent who were 3-credit occupational concentrators
                     
Any occupational concentration 0.60   0.73 1.04 1.18 1.54 2.13   0.70 0.71
Agriculture and natural resources 0.21   0.27 0.27 0.28 0.19 1.76   0.33 0.20
Business 0.20   0.24 0.47 0.47 0.67 1.19   0.20 0.28
Communications and design 0.17   0.23 0.27 0.19 0.59 0.91   0.19 0.21
Computer and information sciences 0.12   0.14 0.20 0.19 0.56 0.73   0.21 0.09
Construction and architecture 0.12   0.15 0.26 0.19 0.23 0.32   0.22 0.05
Consumer and culinary services 0.14   0.17 0.38 0.35 0.21 0.74   0.09 0.23
Engineering technologies 0.13   0.17 0.17 0.22 0.28 0.00   0.23 0.06
Health sciences 0.19   0.20 0.55 0.35 0.30 0.43   0.09 0.32
Manufacturing, repair, and transportation 0.27   0.35 0.53 0.48 0.46 1.34   0.47 0.14
Marketing 0.13   0.16 0.26 0.27 0.44 0.39   0.15 0.15
Public services 0.14   0.11 0.31 0.41 0.29 0.31   0.12 0.18
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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