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Control Totals and Raking Factors for the 2000 National Main Assessment

The categorical variables of region and race/ethnicity with control totals for each of the assessed grades, subjects, and reporting populations are presented in the table below.

Population totals for national linking weight raking dimensions, national main assessment: By region, 2000
Region R2 reporting population R3 reporting population
Grade 4 Grade 8 Grade 4 Grade 8
Mathematics Science Mathematics Science Mathematics Science Mathematics Science
Total 2,656,382 2,613,852 2,544,597 2,509,887 2,816,900 2,780,696 2,667,447 2,633,177
Northeast 410,155 405,908 384,173 379,479 440,561 439,072 420,401 410,287
Southeast 600,817 597,238 556,307 557,805 629,756 626,104 578,078 578,932
Central 717,627 685,719 681,535 643,259 763,339 727,003 709,843 672,535
West 927,784 924,987 922,582 929,344 983,244 988,517 959,125 971,423
NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2000.

Population totals for national linking weight raking dimensions, by race/ethnicity, national main assessment: 2000
Race/ethnicity R2 reporting population R3 reporting population
Grade 4 Grade 8 Grade 4 Grade 8
Mathematics Science Mathematics Science Mathematics Science Mathematics Science
Total 2,656,383 2,613,851 2,544,597 2,509,887 2,816,900 2,780,696 2,667,448 2,633,176
White non-Hispanic 1,527,827 1,489,866 1,542,212 1,497,899 1,604,159 1,574,619 1,604,792 1,556,021
Black non-Hispanic 434,802 427,352 383,922 367,744 455,708 451,160 400,515 389,843
Hispanic 508,576 508,734 453,981 471,294 575,792 566,329 490,553 505,950
Other 185,178 187,899 164,482 172,950 181,241 188,588 171,588 181,362
NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2000.

Last updated 17 June 2008 (MH)

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