Figure 4. Probability study sample respondents(1) leave a job(2), by gender and education level
Education level Men Women

Less than high school

30.7 48.6

High school diploma

21.9 24.5

Some college

23.3 25.5

Bachelor's degree or more

16.7 19.1

(1)Study sample respondents participated in the 2014–15 National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1979 interview and worked at least 30 hours per week in the 6 weeks prior to mid-March 2008.

(2)Leave a job refers to vacating a job sometime during the study period, mid-March 2008 (a little after the start of the Great Recession) through June 2010 (1 year after the end of the recession).

Source: National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1979.