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November 2011

Job and industry gender segregation: NAICS categories and EEO-1 job groups

Bliss Cartwright, Patrick Ronald Edwards, Qi Wang

An examination of gender segregation by jobs and industry reveals that industries classified in NAICS and job groups listed in the 2008 EEO-1 National Survey of Private Employers are more gender segregated than the total workforce; the largest contribution to gender segregation is attributable to differences in diversity across NAICS subcategories.

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