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Table 4 Background and demographic characteristics of 253 participants

From: Tertiary students’ perceptions of hospitality careers in Vietnam

Variables Values VET (%) HE (%) Total (%)
Age 18–24 85.6 95.3 91.3
  25–30 14.4 4.0 8.3
  > 30 .0 .7 .4
  Total 104 149 253
Gender Male 42.7 28.2 34.1
  Female 50.5 69.8 61.9
  Not specified 6.8 2.0 4.0
  Total 103 149 252
Internship duration (months) < 3 17.3 47.7 35.2
3–6 39.4 26.8 32.0
  6–9 32.7 10.7 19.8
  > 9 10.6 14.8 13.0
  Total 104 149 253
Areas of internships Front office 20.2 12.5 15.7
Food and beverages 54.8 60.4 58.1
  Kitchen 12.5 .7 5.6
  Housekeeping 11.5 21.5 17.3
  Human resources 1.0 .0 .4
  Sales and marketing .0 4.9 2.8
  Others 1.0 3.5 2.4
  Total 104 149 253