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Table H104. Among 2004 public high school graduates who were enrolled in postsecondary education in 2006, percentage distribution by postsecondary field of study, overall and for high school nonconcentrators and concentrators: 2006
        2-credit occupational concentrator status1   3-credit occupational concentrator status1
              Occupational concentrators         Occupational concentrators
  All graduates   Nonconcentrators     Nonconcentrators  
Postsecondary field of study Pct. 95% CI   Pct. 95% CI   Pct. 95% CI   Pct. 95% CI   Pct. 95% CI
Total 100.0 [†]   100.0 [†]   100.0 [†]   100.0 [†]   100.0 [†]
CTE-related fields2 53.1 [51.3–54.8]   50.5 [48.3–52.6]   59.0 [56.1–61.9]   52.2 [50.3–54.1]   58.6 [54.1–63.0]
Agriculture, natural resources, and conservation 0.9 [0.6–1.2]   0.5 [0.3–0.8]   1.8 [0.9–2.6]   0.6 [0.3–0.8]   2.9 [1.3–4.5]
Business support, management, and finance 11.0 [10.0–11.9]   9.7 [8.6–10.8]   13.8 [11.8–15.8]   10.6 [9.6–11.6]   13.2 [10.1–16.3]
Communication, media studies, journalism, design and                            
applied arts, and commercial and advertising arts 5.0 [4.3–5.7]   5.0 [4.1–5.9]   5.1 [3.7–6.4]   5.2 [4.4–6.0]   3.9 [2.2–5.7]
Computer, information sciences, and support technology 2.2 [1.7–2.7]   1.8 [1.3–2.3]   3.1 [2.1–4.1]   2.0 [1.5–2.4]   3.7 [1.9–5.4]
Construction and architecture 1.4 [1.0–1.7]   0.9 [0.5–1.3]   2.4 [1.4–3.3]   1.1 [0.7–1.5]   3.1 [1.5–4.6]
Education, legal studies, public administration, social                            
services, and security and protective services 11.7 [10.7–12.7]   11.7 [10.3–13.0]   11.7 [9.9–13.5]   11.9 [10.7–13.0]   10.4 [7.7–13.1]
Engineering and related technologies 4.5 [3.8–5.1]   4.6 [3.8–5.3]   4.3 [3.0–5.5]   4.7 [4.0–5.4]   3.2 [1.7–4.6]
Health professions and clinical sciences 10.5 [9.4–11.6]   10.7 [9.4–12.1]   10.1 [8.2–12.0]   10.5 [9.3–11.7]   10.7 [7.7–13.7]
Marketing and real estate 2.0 [1.6–2.5]   2.1 [1.5–2.7]   1.8 [1.0–2.6]   2.1 [1.6–2.5]   1.9 [0.8–3.1]
Mechanical and repair technologies, transportation,                            
and materials moving 1.4 [1.0–1.8]   1.0 [0.6–1.5]   2.2 [1.4–3.1]   1.2 [0.7–1.6]   2.9 [1.5–4.4]
Parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies, personal                            
and culinary services, family, consumer, and human                            
sciences 2.6 [2.1–3.1]   2.5 [1.9–3.1]   2.8 [1.9–3.6]   2.5 [2.0–3.1]   2.7 [1.4–4.0]
Precision production # [†]   # [†]   # [†]   # [†]   # [†]
All other fields 23.1 [21.7–24.5]   26.2 [24.3–28.0]   16.1 [14.0–18.2]   24.2 [22.6–25.7]   16.4 [13.4–19.5]
Undeclared or not in a degree program 23.8 [22.4–25.2]   23.4 [21.8–25.0]   24.9 [22.4–27.3]   23.7 [22.2–25.1]   25.0 [21.4–28.6]
† Not applicable.
# Rounds to zero.
1 The 2- and 3-credit occupational concentrators are graduates who earned at least 2.0 and 3.0 credits, respectively, in one of the following 12 occupational areas: agriculture and natural resources, business, communications and design, computer and information sciences, construction and architecture, consumer and culinary services, engineering technologies, health sciences, manufacturing, marketing, public services, and repair and transportation. Graduates can concentrate in more than one occupational area.
2 CTE stands for career and technical education. CTE-related fields are based on the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP).
NOTE: See the Technical Notes for the definition of 95% CI (confidence interval). Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Education Longitudinal Study of 2002 (ELS:2002), “Second Follow-up, 2006” and High School Transcript Study (HSTS), 2004.

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