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Table 10. Percent of trained employees participating in any of the following formal training activities within the last 12 months by selected demographic characteristics



Table 10.  Percent of trained employees participating in any of the
following formal training activities within the last 12 months by
selected demographic characteristics

                       
                       Classes or workshops     Courses      Attended
                     Conducted by  Conducted    paid for     lectures,
  Characteristic       company     by outside   by employer  conferences,
                      personnel     trainer     taken at     or seminars                                    trainers    educational      or
                                                institutions on work time
                                                                                                              
       TOTAL
                                                          
       All employees*    75.7          48.3        17.1       36.3

        Age                                               
         
24 years and younger     81.1          23.4        11.4       24.6
25 to 34 years           79.0          44.1        15.9       30.7
35 to 44 years           70.9          58.6        19.6       41.7
45 to 54 years           74.5          52.7        20.4       43.9
55 years and over        78.5          38.9         7.3       27.0
                                                          
        Sex
         
Men                      70.3          50.0        11.2       30.1
Women                    80.7          46.7        22.6       42.0                                                          

  Race and origin                                         
         
White                    74.8          50.4        18.5       41.1
Black                    76.0          38.2         7.1       13.6
Hispanic origin          85.9          41.6        12.2       17.5                                                          
                                                          
    Educational                                           
    attainment
         
High school              80.9          34.0        8.1        19.9
graduates, or less
Some college             78.1          49.0        21.5       43.9
Bachelor's               66.7          63.9        21.8       45.5
degree, or higher

*Employees working in establishments of size 50 or more
employees who received formal training  within the last 12
months.

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