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Table SP47. Standard errors for the percentage distribution of credential-seeking undergraduates, by family income, parents' highest level of education, credential goal, and curriculum area: 2007–08
Credential goal and curriculum area Number of students   Family income   Parents' highest level of education
  Total Lowest family income quartile   Second family income quartile   Third family income quartile   Highest family income quartile     Total Less than high school   High school diploma or equivalent   Some college, no bachelor's degree   Bachelor's degree or higher
                                         
All credential-seeking undergraduates 58,700   0.22   0.24   0.22   0.26     0.16   0.21   0.21   0.22
                                         
Subbaccalaureate credential 68,500   0.41   0.33   0.36   0.35     0.27   0.34   0.32   0.32
                                         
Career education 70,100   0.50   0.45   0.49   0.42     0.36   0.44   0.43   0.39
Academic education 48,000   0.72   0.62   0.53   0.60     0.34   0.70   0.68   0.74
Undeclared 53,000   0.93   0.94   0.90   0.87     0.80   0.93   0.92   1.09
                                         
Certificate 70,000   1.24   0.79   1.14   0.67     0.56   0.84   0.74   0.82
                                         
Career education 63,800   1.34   0.82   1.24   0.70     0.58   0.82   0.78   0.84
Academic education 7,500   2.98   3.64   4.12   3.75     2.99   3.92   4.84   3.89
Undeclared 11,800   2.84   3.24   2.88   3.01     2.16   3.18   2.91   3.00
                                         
Associate’s degree 99,500   0.38   0.35   0.33   0.38     0.28   0.36   0.35   0.34
                                         
Career education 87,300   0.50   0.50   0.47   0.49     0.39   0.51   0.49   0.46
Academic education 46,900   0.74   0.64   0.56   0.61     0.33   0.70   0.67   0.76
Undeclared 53,700   1.05   1.00   0.97   0.89     0.82   0.95   0.97   1.16
                                         
Bachelor’s degree 47,800   0.22   0.31   0.28   0.32     0.15   0.28   0.29   0.35
                                         
Career education 51,400   0.28   0.44   0.37   0.43     0.18   0.37   0.37   0.47
Academic education 39,200   0.38   0.41   0.46   0.47     0.18   0.33   0.42   0.45
Undeclared 22,100   1.05   1.07   1.22   1.31     0.68   1.03   1.22   1.62
† Not applicable.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, 2007–08 National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS:08).
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