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Table SSA-7. Standard errors for the percentage distribution of high school graduates, by highest level of science course completed and selected characteristics: 2004
        Advanced academic level
Characteristic No science Low
academic
level
General
biology
Total Chemistry I
or physics I
Chemistry I
and physics I
Chemistry II,
physics II, and/
or advanced
biology

    Total 0.09 0.48 0.86 0.91 0.87 0.79 0.76
Sex              
  Male 0.15 0.62 0.98 1.07 0.95 0.87 0.87
  Female 0.08 0.47 1.00 1.04 1.07 0.92 0.89
Race/ethnicity              
  White 0.09 0.53 1.04 1.09 1.03 0.92 0.96
  Black 0.31 0.97 1.83 2.00 2.15 1.66 1.36
  Hispanic 0.25 1.28 1.85 2.02 1.70 1.76 0.97
  Asian/Pacific Islander 0.27 0.61 1.46 1.56 1.80 1.72 2.41
  American Indian 4.36 8.83 7.63 6.50 5.40 3.04
Control of school              
  Public 0.09 0.53 0.92 0.97 0.93 0.82 0.80
  Private 0.11 0.49 1.60 1.71 2.17 2.58 2.01

† Not applicable.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Education Longitudinal Study of 2002 (ELS:2002/04), “High School Transcript Study.”

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