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Table 2 Dropout and competition in general areas of knowledge

From: Influence of algorithmic abstraction and mathematical knowledge on rates of dropout from Computing degree courses

Major area Occurrence Private institutions Public institutions
Year Year
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Education Competition 0.55 0.68 0.80 0.79 0.70 4.09 5.88 6.74 6.93 6.61
Dropout (%) 16.06 17.91 17.72 16.32 17.89 13.83 13.19 14.82 15.16 13.98
Humanities and Arts Competition 0.92 1.18 1.16 1.09 1.00 6.13 7.29 9.97 8.87 7.95
Dropout (%) 16.07 18.00 16.76 17.40 18.29 14.64 13.46 12.47 14.91 12.47
Social Sciences, Business, and Law Competition 0.94 1.20 1.22 1.16 1.06 7.29 10.61 13.93 13.61 13.87
Dropout (%) 15.60 17.44 17.76 16.76 17.55 10.43 10.09 10.35 10.86 10.59
Sciences, Mathematics, and Computing Competition 0.74 1.09 1.07 1.00 0.87 6.37 8.95 12.39 9.78 9.58
Dropout (%) 18.72 20.22 19.65 20.22 20.53 14.97 14.40 15.46 15.28 16.01
Engineering, Production, and Construction Competition 1.33 1.66 1.85 1.69 1.35 8.98 13.42 16.72 16.32 15.23
Dropout (%) 16.77 17.26 16.20 16.66 15.22 11.63 10.76 11.20 10.24 10.87
Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine Competition 1.11 1.40 1.69 1.68 1.05 7.58 10.47 12.94 12.02 12.41
Dropout (%) 12.71 13.46 13.86 13.83 12.37 10.29 9.80 11.04 10.45 11.05
Health and Social Welfare Competition 1.45 1.82 2.11 2.05 1.94 15.28 19.50 25.91 25.91 26.84
Dropout (%) 13.80 14.57 13.63 14.49 13.89 7.92 6.93 6.27 7.30 7.46
Services Competition 0.88 1.17 1.03 1.24 0.85 8.51 13.19 16.46 15.39 15.01
Dropout (%) 17.12 20.77 18.97 18.84 21.50 13.57 13.07 14.41 15.44 16.07