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Table SH87. Standard errors for the percentage of public high school graduates who were occupational concentrators, by size and locale of 12th grade school, and occupational area of concentration: 2005
Occupational area of concentration All graduates   Size of 12th-grade school   Locale of 12-th 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
                   
Percent who were 2-credit occupational concentrators
                   
Any occupational concentration 0.71   2.59 0.97 1.53   1.39 1.04 1.54
Agriculture and natural resources 0.29   1.41 0.45 0.29   0.18 0.37 0.84
Business 0.41   1.34 0.51 0.74   0.75 0.49 0.79
Communications and design 0.28   0.77 0.38 0.60   0.47 0.46 0.55
Computer and information sciences 0.24   1.02 0.31 0.46   0.49 0.27 0.59
Construction and architecture 0.15   0.62 0.23 0.32   0.16 0.22 0.41
Consumer and culinary services 0.26   0.78 0.34 0.46   0.42 0.37 0.56
Engineering technologies 0.21   0.55 0.29 0.34   0.27 0.37 0.36
Health sciences 0.22   0.70 0.29 0.45   0.43 0.26 0.53
Manufacturing, repair, and transportation 0.36   1.25 0.50 0.43   0.62 0.62 0.55
Marketing 0.23   0.47 0.34 0.40   0.36 0.44 0.29
Public services 0.18   1.16 0.17 0.13   0.47 0.18 0.35
                   
Percent who were 3-credit occupational concentrators
                   
Any occupational concentration 0.60   2.26 0.79 1.01   1.08 0.82 1.46
Agriculture and natural resources 0.21   1.05 0.30 0.21   0.11 0.27 0.63
Business 0.20   0.71 0.26 0.43   0.41 0.26 0.43
Communications and design 0.17   0.47 0.22 0.35   0.28 0.24 0.39
Computer and information sciences 0.12   0.41 0.17 0.22   0.25 0.17 0.30
Construction and architecture 0.12   0.49 0.19 0.17   0.12 0.15 0.31
Consumer and culinary services 0.14   0.37 0.20 0.27   0.27 0.23 0.30
Engineering technologies 0.13   0.40 0.17 0.20   0.18 0.23 0.20
Health sciences 0.19   0.57 0.25 0.29   0.36 0.19 0.44
Manufacturing, repair, and transportation 0.27   1.01 0.36 0.28   0.49 0.38 0.44
Marketing 0.13   0.31 0.16 0.28   0.26 0.24 0.16
Public services 0.14   0.84 0.10 0.11   0.38 0.09 0.24
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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