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March 1984, Vol. 107, No. 3
and changes in distribution by gender
Suzanne M. Bianchi
Demographer, Center for Demographic Studies, Bureau of the Census
During the 1970's the most important shift in the distribution of the sexes by occupation was the larger female representation among managers; the proportion of specific occupations which were male-dominated declined, but the share which were 'female-intensive' remained the same.
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