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Summary Response Rates for the NAEP 2004 Reading Long-Term Trend Assessment

The tables below provide relevant summary statistics for the 2004 reading long-term trend assessment.

Average percentage missing, by item type and age, reading long-term trend assessment: 2004
Age Statistic Multiple-choice items Constructed- response items
9 Average percentage missing 2.79 8.76
Minimum 0.41 4.85
Maximum 13.71 13.67
13 Average percentage missing 2.30 4.82
Minimum 0.22 2.52
Maximum 9.99 7.54
17 Average percentage missing 2.14 6.10
Minimum 0.28 3.53
Maximum 13.40 9.18
NOTE: Missing responses includes the categories "omitted" and "not-reached".
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2004 Reading Long-Term Trend Assessment.

Average percentage off-task, by item type and age, reading long-term trend assessment: 2004
Age Statistic Constructed-response items
9 Average percentage off-task 1.09
Minimum 0.38
Maximum 1.69
13 Average percentage off-task 0.32
Minimum 0.20
Maximum 0.39
17 Average percentage off-task 1.04
Minimum 0.34
Maximum 1.62
NOTE: An "off-task" response (constructed-response items only) is a response that is unrelated to the question and is considered inappropriate.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2004 Reading Long-Term Trend Assessment.

Average weighted percentage correct, by item type and age, reading long-term trend assessment: 2004
Age Multiple-choice items Constructed- response items
9 62.02 33.15
13 74.49 48.38
17 78.23 52.87
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2004 Reading Long-Term Trend Assessment.

Last updated 15 September 2009 (GF)

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