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Table 3. Occupations - Likely to be Cremated
SERIES NO. 53
August 1999

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Table 3. Occupations in Which the Decedent
Was Most or Least Likely to be Cremated
Oregon Residents, 1996-1997
Most Likely Least Likely
Occupation % Occupation %
Computer systems analyst 78.4 Housekeeper, etc. 28.6
Management Analysis 76.9 Child care provider/worker 28.9
Post-secondary teachers 76.7 Farm/nursery worker 30.3
Architect 75.9 Graders/sorters of agricultural products 33.3
Mechanical Engineer 73.8 Dress Makers 33.9
Aerospace Engineer 73.5 Food batch makers 36.8
Author 72.1 Launderers 37.0
Sculptor, painter, etc. 72.1 Mixing machine op. 37.4
Airplane pilot, navigator 71.4 Misc, hand-working occupations 37.5
Advertising 70.2 Freight, stock handlers 37.6
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