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Table 8 Number of job-specific tools used, by definition of specificity.

From: Using tools to distinguish general and occupation-specific skills

Specificity definition (%)

Number of tools

0

1

2

3

4

5+

< .5

19.02

13.55

11.9

6.1

7.95

41.48

< 1

14.52

14.06

8.68

2.8

10.59

49.34

< 1.5

10.76

14.09

9.78

2.56

4.15

58.66

2

9.77

8.12

12.32

4.07

1.14

64.58

< 2.5

8.64

6.73

13.06

2.02

2.56

66.99

< 3

7.83

7.42

8.54

6.62

2.54

67.05

< 3.5

7.82

6.39

6.95

2.78

3.43

72.63

< 4

6.75

3.06

10.68

2.97

.56

75.97

< 4.5

5.83

3.42

11.04

1.64

1.89

76.17

< 5

5.83

3.42

5.79

6.48

1.06

77.42

  1. Figures show the average number of job-specific tools used per worker, weighted by 2010 ACS employment totals given a varying definitions of job-specific. Italic values of Row 4 indicates definition used in Tables 5 and 6