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Table 2. Hours of training per employee by type of training, May-October 1995



Table 2.  Hours of training per employee by type of training, 
May-October 1995

                                      Hours of Training
    Characteristic               Total   Formal      Informal

        Total
       All employed*            44.5       13.4        31.1

      Job skills
Management                       1.7         .6         1.1
Professional and                 6.2        1.9         4.3
technical skills
Computer procedures,            11.8        5.1         6.8
programming, and software
Clerical administrative          3.4         .6         2.8
support skills
Sales and customer               3.2         .6         2.6
relations
Service-related                  2.1         .3         1.8
Production and                  10.6        2.0         8.6
construction-related

      General skills
Basic skills                      .3         .0           .2
Occupational safety              2.4         .6          1.8
Communications,                  2.6        1.5          1.2
employee development,
and quality training
Other                             .2         .2           .0

*Employees working in establishments of 50 or more
employees.

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