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Special Analysis 2006

U.S. Student and Adult Performance on International Assessments of Educational Achievement

Table SA2. Standard errors for figure 2: Percentage of 15-year-olds who spoke a non-test language, were foreign born, and were from non-two-parent families, by country: 2003
Country Non-test
primary language
Foreign born Non-two-
parent family

    International average 0.4 0.3 0.5
Australia 0.7 0.7 0.5
Austria 0.7 0.7 0.8
Belgium 0.8 0.7 0.6
Canada 0.7 1.0 0.5
Denmark 0.5 0.4 1.1
Finland 0.2 0.3 0.8
France 0.7 0.6 0.9
Germany 0.6 0.8 0.7
Greece 0.4 0.7 1.3
Iceland 0.2 0.3 0.9
Ireland 0.5 0.5 0.8
Italy 1.1 0.4 0.6
Netherlands 1.3 1.4 0.9
New Zealand 0.7 0.7 0.9
Norway 0.5 0.5 0.8
Portugal 0.2 1.1 0.8
Spain 1.5 0.4 0.6
Sweden 0.7 0.7 0.8
Switzerland 0.7 0.6 0.8
United States 0.7 0.4 1.1

SOURCE: Hampden-Thompson, G., and Johnston, J.S. (2006). Variation in the Relationship Between Nonschool Factors and Student Achievement on International Assessments (NCES 2006-014), table 1. Data from Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Program for International Student Assessment (PISA), 2003.

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