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Table SH127. Standard errors for table H127: Percentage of public high school graduates who earned at least 2.0 credits or at least 3.0 credits in the occupational area, by career/technical education (CTE) occupational area: 1990, 2000, 2005, and 2009

  Percentage who earned at least 2.0 credits in the occupational area     Percentage who earned at least 3.0 credits in the occupational area  
CTE occupational area 1990   2000   2005   2009     1990   2000   2005   2009  
                                   
Occupational education, total 1.24   1.48   0.72   0.93     0.96   1.26   0.60   0.77  
                                   
Agriculture and natural resources 0.52   0.60   0.29   0.34     0.38   0.45   0.21   0.24  
Business 0.89   0.89   0.41   0.39     0.59   0.59   0.20   0.17  
Business finance 0.39   0.44   0.14   0.15     0.09     0.06   0.05  
Business management 0.17   0.25   0.16   0.19     0.05   0.13   0.10   0.10  
Business support 0.58   0.49   0.27   0.14     0.38   0.26   0.09   0.06  
Communications and design 0.28   0.37   0.28   0.29     0.13   0.20   0.17   0.13  
Computer and information sciences 0.25   0.53   0.24   0.23     0.07   0.20   0.12   0.13  
Construction and architecture 0.22   0.24   0.15   0.21     0.16   0.21   0.12   0.11  
Architecture 0.09   0.10   0.04   0.16       0.08   0.04    
Construction 0.20   0.23   0.14   0.15     0.15   0.18   0.11   0.11  
Consumer and culinary services 0.25   0.32   0.26   0.27     0.24   0.18   0.14   0.18  
Consumer services 0.23   0.26   0.17   0.22     0.20   0.14   0.09   0.14  
Culinary arts 0.13   0.19   0.15   0.14     0.12   0.10   0.09   0.10  
Engineering technologies 0.23   0.34   0.21   0.14     0.12   0.18   0.13   0.09  
Health sciences 0.18   0.42   0.23   0.31     0.10   0.39   0.19   0.25  
Manufacturing 0.47   0.40   0.30   0.21     0.29   0.26   0.16   0.15  
Marketing 0.35   0.32   0.23   0.24     0.34   0.20   0.13   0.12  
Public services   0.20   0.18   0.16       0.09   0.14   0.10  
Education and library science   0.16   0.10   0.13       0.06   0.06   0.06  
Education   0.15   0.09   0.13       0.06   0.06   0.06  
Library science     0.04   0.05            
Protective and legal services/public administration       0.09           0.07  
Protective services   0.08   0.14   0.09       0.05   0.10   0.07  
Public administration and legal services                  
Repair and transportation 0.34   0.25   0.23   0.26     0.29   0.22   0.20   0.24  
Mechanics and repair 0.32   0.25   0.21   0.19     0.28   0.21   0.20   0.15  
Transportation   0.03           0.02      
† Not applicable. SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, High School Transcript Study (HSTS), 1990, 2000, 2005, and 2009.

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