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Table 1 Classification of careers as requiring mathematics and/or science by students in Atlantic Canada

From: A study of the correlation between STEM career knowledge, mathematics self-efficacy, career interests, and career activities on the likelihood of pursuing a STEM career among middle school students

Career Does the career require high school mathematics and/or science for entry into university?
Yes (%) No (%) Uncertain (%) Number
Mechanical engineer 71.4 16.1 12.5 1250
Computer hardware designer 68.2 17.3 14.5 1259
Pharmacist 67.9 18.6 13.5 1257
Medical technologist 67.1 18.8 14.0 1243
Geologist 67.0 20.0 13.0 1249
Veterinarian 65.6 19.3 15.1 1243
Oil industry engineer 58.6 21.3 20.1 1262
Physiotherapist 54.8 24.1 21.1 1254
Oral hygienist 53.1 25.7 22.5 1252
Nutritionist 51.8 25.7 22.5 1247
Land surveyor 48.2 27.7 24.1 1232
Ophthalmologist 46.6 20.9 32.6 1223
  1. Sample size = 1448. Data weighted by grade and province