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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