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Table H112. Among 2004 public high school graduates who concentrated in each occupational area in high school, percentage whose postsecondary major, first job, or current job was related to their area of concentration: 2006
Area of concentration1 Pct. 95% CI
2-credit occupational concentrators 20.1 [18.1–22.0]
Agriculture and natural resources 16.4 [11.2–21.6]
Business 27.6 [23.5–31.8]
Communications and design 12.8 [9.0–16.6]
Computer and information sciences 17.2 [11.9–22.6]
Construction and architecture 26.2 [17.3–35.2]
Consumer and culinary services 28.5 [22.1–34.8]
Engineering technologies 16.9 [10.6–23.2]
Health sciences 29.5 [21.6–37.4]
Manufacturing 20.2 [13.8–26.5]
Marketing 15.4 [9.7–21.2]
Public services 16.9 [3.2–30.5]
Repair and transportation 36.9 [29.5–44.3]
3-credit occupational concentrators 22.1 [19.3–24.9]
Agriculture and natural resources 10.5 [5.7–15.3]
Business 28.6 [21.7–35.5]
Communications and design 10.9 [5.0–16.7]
Computer and information sciences 19.6 [8.1–31.1]
Construction and architecture 28.5 [16.0–41.0]
Consumer and culinary services 32.9 [24.5–41.4]
Engineering technologies 10.7 [2.5–18.9]
Health sciences 28.6 [19.3–38.0]
Manufacturing 18.0 [9.6–26.5]
Marketing 18.3 [8.5–28.2]
Public services [†]
Repair and transportation 40.0 [30.4–49.7]
† Not applicable.
‡ 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 postsecondary majors and occupations 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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