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Special Analysis 2006

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

Table SA5. Standard errors for table 4: Average ALL literacy scores of adults ages 16–65, by country: 2003
Country Average score

Bermuda 1.3
Canada 0.6
Italy 1.6
Norway 0.8
Switzerland 1.3
United States 1.4

SOURCE: Lemke, M., Miller, D., Johnston, J., Krenzke, T., Alvarez-Rojas, L., Kastberg, D., and Jocelyn, L. (2005). Highlights From the 2003 International Adult Literacy and Lifeskills Survey (ALL)—(Revised) (NCES 2005-117rev), table 1, retrieved November 30, 2005, from Data from Statistics Canada and Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Adult Literacy and Lifeskills Survey (ALL), 2003.

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