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Table 3. Percent of employees who received training by selected demographic characteristics



Table 3.  Percent of employees who received training by 
selected demographic characteristics

			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

      Age                                   
24 years and younger        81.6       63.4          100.0
25 to 34 years              91.3       78.5           96.9
35 to 44 years              88.1       74.7           97.7
45 to 54 years              77.9       64.7           93.7
55 years and over           74.4       50.7           89.9

      Sex                                   
Men                         81.7       66.5           96.2
Women                       87.2       73.1           95.4

      Race and origin
White                       85.2       70.4           95.5
Black                       82.6       70.6           96.4
Hispanic origin             90.8       73.7           96.9

      Educational attainment
High school                 82.3       60.1           95.0
graduates or less
Some college                79.1       67.8           96.2
Bachelor's degree           96.8       89.7           96.6
or higher

*Employees working in establishments of 50 or more
employees.

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