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Table 5 The likelihood of holding a professional/managerial occupation among post-1991 Eastern European immigrants and various immigrant groups in each educational category (percent), 2006–2009 ACS

From: Segmented socioeconomic adaptation of New Eastern European professionals in the United States

  All EE EE women EE men Polish Russian Ukrainian N/W Europe Asian Black Hispanic
Associate’s degree or higher 58.5 58.4 58.7 49.1 64.6 54.5 77.5 73.2 61.9 51.4
N 14,570 8357 6213 2203 4037 2844 25,877 136,383 24,886 58,288
N weighted 322,201 180,813 141,388 53,345 88,573 61,582 488,438 2,926,317 625,062 1,363,904
Associate’s degree 31.1 35.0 25.4 30.2 35.6 24.0 54.8 44.8 42.4 35.4
N 2370 1435 935 508 438 569 4132 15,244 6489 14,900
N weighted 52,813 31,424 21,389 13,446 9508 11,728 76,023 330,672 166,652 360,935
Bachelor’s degree 52.2 53.5 50.4 46.6 54.3 51.7 73.7 67.4 61.3 50.0
N 5917 3489 2428 781 1557 1162 10,540 68,488 11,206 28,641
N weighted 137,339 79,348 57,991 19,906 36,793 26,514 204,696 1,488,397 290,541 685,174
Master’s degree 71.3 70.5 72.4 60.0 74.8 70.8 86.5 87.2 79.8 75.1
N 4284 2464 1820 740 1310 796 6739 33,995 4980 8855
N weighted 92,249 51,215 41,034 16,785 27,972 16,799 126,034 731,148 118,107 193,262
Professional degree 77.3 77.4 77.1 74.2 83.8 70.1 90.5 91.6 85.2 62.7
N 881 531 350 86 245 165 1766 9123 1286 4320
N weighted 18,238 10,677 7561 1566 4999 3526 32,504 183,259 29,153 91,457
Ph.D. 94.9 95.2 94.8 98.5 94.3 89.6 96.4 96.4 92.0 86.5
N 1118 438 680 88 487 152 2700 9533 925 1572
N weighted 21,562 8149 13,413 1642 9301 3015 49,181 192,841 20,609 33,076