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Table 5 Occupational skill level, overeducation and undereducation

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

skill level longest-practiced joba all parity undereducated overeducated
 1 n 16 4 12
% 10.4 25.0 75.0
 2 n 78 56 7 15
% 50.6 71.8 9.0 19.2
 3 n 21 6 8 7
% 13.6 28.6 38.1 33.3
 4 n 39 30 9
% 25.3 76.9 23.1
 column total n 154 96 24 34
% 100 62.3 15.6 22.1
skill level current jobb all parity undereducated overeducated
 1 n 17 3 14
% 17.2 17.6 82.4
 2 n 41 26 2 13
% 41.4 63.4 4.9 31.7
 3 n 11 1 6 4
% 11.1 9.1 54.5 36.4
 4 n 30 24 6
% 30.3 80.0 20.0
 column total n 99 54 14 31
% 100 54.5 14.1 31.3
  1. aN = 154; missing data N = 9; excluded because of being in education and training N = 9, excluded because of stating the longest practiced occupation being a vocational orientation phase N = 1 or a so-called one-euro-job N = 1
  2. bN = 99; missing data N = 10; excluded because of being in education and training N = 8, excluded because of stating the present practiced occupation being retraining N = 1 or an internship N = 1