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Table H110. Among 2004 public high school graduates who did not enroll in postsecondary education but worked for pay within the first 2 years after high school graduation, percentage distribution by current occupation, overall and among graduates who earned different numbers of occupational credits in high school: 2006
              4.00 or more credits
  0.00–1.99 credits   2.00–3.99 credits  
Current occupation Pct. 95% CI   Pct. 95% CI   Pct. 95% CI
Total 100.0 [†]   100.0 [†]   100.0 [†]
Business operations, management, and administrative support 20.4 [15.6–25.2]   19.5 [15.3–23.7]   17.6 [13.1–22.1]
Computer and mathematical sciences 0.7 [0.0–1.7]   0.4 [0.0–1.1]   # [†]
Construction, architecture, and building and grounds maintenance 12.3 [8.8–15.8]   15.9 [11.0–20.7]   19.1 [14.8–23.4]
Education and library, community, social, legal, and protective services 3.3 [1.3–5.4]   4.5 [2.2–6.9]   2.8 [0.9–4.6]
Engineering and military specific occupations 4.7 [2.3–7.0]   3.4 [1.2–5.5]   3.5 [1.5–5.5]
Farming, fishing, and forestry 1.2 [0.0–2.5]   1.2 [0.0–2.4]   3.1 [1.2–5.0]
Health care practitioners, technicians, and support 2.7 [1.2–4.1]   3.6 [1.6–5.7]   2.8 [1.6–4.0]
Installation, maintenance, repair, transportation, and materials moving 8.7 [5.8–11.5]   13.3 [9.3–17.3]   16.9 [12.8–20.9]
Media, communication, and design 1.3 [0.0–2.7]   0.2 [0.0–0.5]   0.2 [0.0–0.7]
Personal care and food preparation services 21.9 [17.2–26.5]   13.4 [9.7–17.1]   10.4 [6.8–13.9]
Production 5.2 [2.9–7.6]   8.7 [5.6–11.8]   14.0 [9.9–18.0]
Sales and related occupations 16.4 [12.0–20.7]   15.6 [11.0–20.1]   9.1 [6.0–12.1]
All other occupations 1.2 [0.0–2.5]   0.4 [0.0–1.1]   0.7 [0.0–1.7]
† Not applicable.
# Rounds to zero.
NOTE: See the Technical Notes for the definition of 95% CI (confidence interval). Current occupation refers to graduate's occupation at the time of the 2006 interview. 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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