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Table 1. Percent of employees who received training by type of training



Table 1. Percent of employees who received training by type of training

				Received formal training
                                                   Received
     Characteristic      While with  Within the    informal
                           current     last 12     training
                          employer     months     while with
                                                    current
                                                   employer
   
      Total
        All employed*         84.4      69.8          95.8

      Job skills
Management                    28.4       16.3         32.3
Professional and              30.9       21.4         27.7
technical skills
Computer procedures,          38.4       23.5         54.3
programming, and software
Clerical and administrative
support skills                18.7        8.4         30.1
Sales and customer            26.6       15.1         30.9
relations 
Service-related               12.5        5.9         14.7
Production and                21.0       11.3         34.1
construction-related

      General skills
Basic skills                   6.7        2.3          2.9
Occupational safety           58.0       42.8         47.7
Communications,               40.2       22.8         32.6
employee development,   
and quality training
Other                          3.4        1.4           .8

*Employees working in establishments of 50 or more
 employees.

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