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Table 4 Occupational area by KldB

From: Education and employment status of adults with autism spectrum disorders in Germany – a cross-sectional-survey

Occupational area by KldB longest- practiced occupation
(N = 161)b
current occupation
(n = 103)c
occupation general population [23]d
Agricultural, forestry and horticulture sectora 1.2 1.0 1.5
Commodity extraction, production and manufacturinga 16.1 12.6 22.5
Construction, architecture, surveyinga 2.5 3.9 5.8
Natural sciences, geography and informaticsa 13.7 15.5 3.6
Traffic, logistics, protection and securitya 9.3 9.7 13.2
Commercial services, commodity trading, sale, tourisma 9.3 8.7 12.1
Corporate organization, accounting, legal and administrative sectorsa 19.3 19.4 20.6
Health and social sector, teaching and educationa 22.4 23.3 17.7
Linguistics, literature, humanities, social and economic sciences, media, art, culture and designa 6.2 5.8 2.7
  1. ain percent
  2. bmissing data N = 6; not classifiable N = 7
  3. cmissing data N = 7; not classifiable N = 9
  4. dno data available for the occupational area “armed forces”