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Table SH88. Standard errors for the number and percentage distribution of public high school graduates who were occupational concentrators or nonconcentrators, by race/ethnicity, sex, and occupational area of concentration: 2005
Occupational concentrator status Number of graduates Race/ethnicity   Sex
White Black Hispanic Asian/Pacific Islander American Indian/Other Male Female
                   
Percentage distribution of 2-credit occupational concentrators
                   
Any occupational concentration 24,590 1.08 0.75 0.66 0.40 0.16   0.67 0.67
Agriculture and natural resources 7,310 1.67 1.21 1.10 0.28 0.66   1.91 1.91
Business 10,520 1.96 1.61 0.84 0.54 0.32   1.23 1.23
Communications and design 7,770 1.91 1.08 0.84 1.34 0.46   1.92 1.92
Computer and information sciences 5,800 2.37 1.79 1.26 1.06 0.66   1.87 1.87
Construction and architecture 3,780 2.61 2.03 1.57 0.55 0.71   1.49 1.49
Consumer and culinary services 6,500 2.25 1.80 1.46 0.52 0.27   1.51 1.51
Engineering technologies 5,320 2.24 1.46 1.59 1.13   1.61 1.61
Health sciences 5,200 2.74 2.22 1.87 0.62 0.30   1.68 1.68
Manufacturing, repair, and transportation 9,640 1.79 1.11 1.14 0.66 0.42   1.23 1.23
Marketing 5,440 2.68 2.07 1.44 1.09 0.39   2.01 2.01
Public services 4,500 6.95 3.62 4.26 1.15 0.55   3.74 3.74
                   
Nonconcentrator 30,830 0.92 0.69 0.72 0.45 0.19   0.55 0.55
                   
Percentage distribution of 3-credit occupational concentrators
                   
Any occupational concentration 17,170 1.31 0.86 0.85 0.38 0.18   1.01 1.01
Agriculture and natural resources 5,370 1.81 1.25 1.11 0.28 0.84   2.45 2.45
Business 5,240 2.95 2.16 1.70 0.97 0.58   2.12 2.12
Communications and design 4,290 2.45 1.88 1.15 1.37 0.68   2.73 2.73
Computer and information sciences 2,920 2.79 1.91 1.68 1.63 0.75   2.55 2.55
Construction and architecture 2,850 3.46 2.65 2.14 0.87 0.37   1.76 1.76
Consumer and culinary services 3,610 3.08 2.35 2.05 0.43 0.48   1.53 1.53
Engineering technologies 3,220 3.52 2.17 2.53 1.26   2.31 2.31
Health sciences 4,460 3.35 3.10 1.86 0.59 0.28   1.51 1.51
Manufacturing, repair, and transportation 6,920 2.31 1.51 1.51 0.55 0.46   1.41 1.41
Marketing 3,170 3.25 2.48 2.15 1.34 0.37   2.69 2.69
Public services 3,350 10.84 4.83 6.70 1.95 0.68   5.77 5.77
                   
Nonconcentrator 36,870 0.87 0.65 0.66 0.39 0.17   0.45 0.45
† Not applicable.
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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