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Table 3 Career interests rated by grade 7 and 9 students in Atlantic Canada as being in the top 2 favorites

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 interest Percent Number
Working with people 49.8 593
Creative skills and expression 41.2 487
Technical and scientific skills 39.4 463
Manual and mechanical skills 32.9 387
Leading, persuading, and directing others 32.7 384
Routines and adhering to standards 21.9 255
  1. Sample size = 1448. Data weighted by grade and province