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Summary Response Rates for the NAEP 2006 Economics Assessment

The table below provides relevant summary statistics for the 2006 economics assessment which was only given at grade 12.

Number of items, economics assessment, by item type and grade: 2006
Grade Statistic Multiple-choice items Dichotomous items Polytomous items
† Not applicable.
1 Missing includes the categories "omitted" and "not-reached"
2 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), 2006 Economics Assessment.
12 Average weighted number of responses 2300.20 2327.90 2293.20
Number of items 155 3 29
Average percentage missing1 1.38 7.38 9.75
Minimum 0.38 2.96 2.49
Maximum 3.82 12.11 27.06
Average percentage off-task2 0.67 0.71
Minimum 0.40 0.22
Maximum 0.86 1.39
Average weighted percentage correct 55.06 46.10 41.80

Last updated 03 December 2009 (GF)

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