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Special Analysis 2008

Section 1. Institutional Characteristics

Table S-SA-8. Standard errors for the percentage of beginning postsecondary students who reported taking various types of remedial courses in their first year, by control and type of institution: 2003–04
    2-year institution
  4-year institution
      Private
    Private
Remedial course All Public Not-for-profit For-profit   Public Not-for-profit For-profit

     Any 0.44 0.80 5.43 1.95   0.73 0.96 2.50
English 0.26 0.56 4.50 1.02   0.39 0.49 1.60
Mathematics 0.43 0.79 4.61 1.62   0.70 0.84 2.15
Reading 0.26 0.52 3.12 0.81   0.42 0.42 1.24
Study skills 0.17 0.31 2.07 1.13   0.22 0.30 1.18
Writing 0.30 0.56 2.57 1.58   0.45 0.61 1.50

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, 2003/04 Beginning Postsecondary Students Longitudinal Study, First Follow-up (BPS:04/06).