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Table 4 Dropout per gender in major knowledge areas (private institutions)

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

Area Dropout (%)—private institutions
Male Female
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Education 20.15 21.47 20.94 19.67 21.28 14.78 16.84 16.76 15.32 16.83
Humanities and Arts 16.09 18.38 16.75 17.41 19.07 16.05 17.68 16.77 17.39 17.64
Social Sciences, Business, and Law 16.75 18.77 19.10 17.90 18.76 14.65 16.36 16.69 15.88 16.63
Science, Mathematics, and Computing 19.23 20.71 20.02 20.87 21.38 17.25 18.85 18.64 18.47 18.34
Engineering, Production, and Construction 17.52 17.97 16.89 17.27 15.81 14.61 15.33 14.42 15.21 13.85
Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine 13.06 13.44 14.07 14.01 12.89 12.19 13.48 13.56 13.61 11.75
Health and Social Welfare 14.38 15.88 14.82 15.43 14.98 13.62 14.18 13.28 14.21 13.57
Services 17.70 21.62 20.37 19.58 23.05 16.67 20.14 18.03 18.36 20.47