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Table H106. Among 2004 public high school graduates who were enrolled in postsecondary education in 2006, percentage of occupational concentrators who had a postsecondary field of study related to their concentration area in high school: 2006
Area of concentration1 Pct. 95% CI
2-credit occupational concentrators 18.1 [15.4–20.7]
Agriculture and natural resources 12.5 [6.3–18.7]
Business 24.1 [18.8–29.4]
Communications and design 12.6 [7.8–17.3]
Computer and information sciences 13.5 [7.5–19.6]
Construction and architecture 14.2 [3.2–25.1]
Consumer and culinary services 7.9 [1.8–14.1]
Engineering technologies 11.8 [4.1–19.5]
Health sciences 32.8 [23.1–42.4]
Manufacturing # [†]
Marketing 5.1 [1.3–9.0]
Public services 17.7 [0.9–34.5]
Repair and transportation 18.2 [8.6–27.9]
3-credit occupational concentrators 18.7 [15.0–22.3]
Agriculture and natural resources 15.4 [6.9–24.0]
Business 26.1 [16.8–35.3]
Communications and design 16.5 [7.8–25.2]
Computer and information sciences 18.1 [4.6–31.6]
Construction and architecture [†]
Consumer and culinary services 12.4 [1.1–23.8]
Engineering technologies 12.1 [0.0–25.2]
Health sciences 30.8 [18.4–43.2]
Manufacturing # [†]
Marketing 9.3 [0.9–17.7]
Public services [†]
Repair and transportation 24.3 [8.6–40.0]
† Not applicable.
# Rounds to zero.
‡ Reporting standards not met.
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 12 occupational areas listed in the table. Graduates can concentrate in more than one occupational area.
NOTE: See the Technical Notes for the definition of 95% CI (confidence interval). See Exhibit 1 for fields of study for postsecondary majors related to occupational concentration areas listed in this table.
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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