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table 183. Percentage of 9th-grade students participating in various school-sponsored and non-school-sponsored activities, by sex and race/ethnicity: 2009
[Standard errors appear in parentheses]
School-sponsored activities Non-school-sponsored activities
Sex and race/ethnicity Math-
related1
Science-
related1
At least one of the math- or science-related activities Music, dance, art, or theater Organized sports Religious
youth group or
instruction
Scouting or other group or club activity Academic instruc-tion2 Math or
science camp
Another camp At least one of the non-school-sponsored activities
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Total 9.8   (0.39) 6.4   (0.36) 13.4   (0.50) 34.6   (0.91) 54.9   (0.81) 51.4   (0.93) 22.8   (0.64) 17.7   (0.62) 4.1   (0.31) 23.8   (0.76) 85.7   (0.60)
Sex                                                                  
Male 8.9   (0.44) 6.3   (0.59) 12.6   (0.69) 27.9   (0.93) 59.8   (0.93) 49.5   (1.10) 21.6   (0.87) 17.5   (0.80) 4.1   (0.51) 23.2   (0.92) 86.1   (0.79)
Female 10.7   (0.55) 6.5   (0.45) 14.2   (0.67) 41.3   (1.20) 50.0   (1.10) 53.4   (1.12) 24.1   (0.88) 17.9   (0.80) 4.0   (0.40) 24.4   (0.91) 85.4   (0.75)
                                                                   
Race/ethnicity                                                                  
White 8.3   (0.35) 6.4   (0.43) 12.2   (0.46) 36.8   (0.78) 60.5   (0.87) 56.7   (1.04) 24.0   (0.83) 13.2   (0.65) 2.7   (0.26) 30.6   (0.92) 89.7   (0.47)
Black 12.5   (1.54) 5.4   (0.77) 15.3   (1.71) 33.8   (2.90) 49.1   (2.39) 52.3   (2.31) 26.3   (2.02) 32.8   (2.55) 7.4   (1.24) 14.8   (1.79) 84.9   (1.72)
Hispanic 10.5   (0.92) 5.5   (0.72) 13.4   (1.07) 27.5   (1.47) 46.9   (2.46) 39.1   (2.36) 16.6   (1.27) 18.6   (1.20) 3.6   (0.77) 14.5   (1.66) 76.9   (2.28)
Asian 17.3   (2.25) 13.0   (1.93) 22.3   (2.48) 44.4   (3.43) 38.5   (2.87) 38.8   (3.31) 25.8   (2.28) 31.1   (3.49) 15.0   (2.06) 16.2   (2.14) 82.1   (2.76)
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)
American Indian/Alaska Native 9.1 ! (2.95)   (†) 12.8 ! (3.87) 20.0 ! (6.56) 48.8   (6.60) 42.3   (6.00) 31.6   (6.00) 16.8   (4.36)   (†) 19.1 ! (8.31) 78.9   (5.22)
Two or more races 10.5   (1.19) 7.6   (1.02) 14.2   (1.41) 36.4   (2.49) 55.8   (2.46) 53.6   (2.47) 24.9   (2.13) 15.4   (1.57) 3.4   (0.81) 21.2   (1.60) 86.8   (1.53)
                                                                   
Race/ethnicity by sex                                                                  
Male                                                                  
White 7.6   (0.45) 6.1   (0.61) 11.5   (0.73) 29.1   (0.95) 63.3   (1.06) 54.5   (1.19) 23.2   (1.12) 14.2   (0.93) 2.8   (0.36) 29.6   (1.22) 89.0   (0.61)
Black 12.2   (1.74) 5.8   (1.10) 15.4   (1.92) 27.4   (2.88) 58.2   (3.15) 49.0   (3.03) 21.0   (2.85) 31.1   (3.11) 7.5   (2.01) 14.6   (2.46) 87.3   (1.95)
Hispanic 9.2   (1.22) 5.5   (1.15) 12.1   (1.50) 22.4   (2.04) 54.4   (2.86) 37.1   (2.92) 15.3   (1.69) 16.9   (1.83) 2.9 ! (0.88) 13.1   (2.11) 78.4   (2.70)
Asian 18.4   (2.96) 11.5   (2.38) 22.8   (3.23) 36.9   (4.02) 42.9   (3.89) 32.8   (5.50) 26.1   (3.78) 31.0   (4.54) 18.4   (3.34) 20.3   (3.47) 78.9   (3.87)
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)
American Indian/Alaska Native 10.9 ! (4.96)   (†)   (†) 18.8 ! (9.40) 49.9   (9.31) 38.2   (9.74) 31.3   (8.35)   (†)   (†)   (†) 78.4   (6.67)
Two or more races 8.3   (1.37) 9.0   (1.85) 13.4   (2.04) 29.9   (2.96) 59.2   (3.78) 56.9   (3.48) 26.2   (2.99) 16.0   (2.30) 3.4 ! (1.22) 20.4   (2.28) 88.6   (1.82)
                                                                   
Female                                                                  
White 9.0   (0.56) 6.7   (0.61) 13.0   (0.71) 44.9   (1.16) 57.5   (1.13) 59.0   (1.17) 24.8   (1.04) 12.1   (0.76) 2.7   (0.34) 31.7   (1.08) 90.4   (0.62)
Black 12.8   (2.14) 5.0   (1.09) 15.2   (2.38) 39.0   (4.64) 41.8   (3.87) 55.0   (3.33) 30.5   (2.59) 34.2   (3.75) 7.3   (1.53) 14.9   (2.58) 83.0   (2.66)
Hispanic 11.9   (1.16) 5.5   (0.76) 14.6   (1.28) 32.9   (2.06) 39.0   (3.27) 41.1   (2.95) 17.9   (1.83) 20.3   (1.85) 4.4   (1.12) 16.0   (2.15) 75.4   (2.71)
Asian 16.1   (2.49) 14.6   (2.92) 21.8   (3.16) 51.8   (4.88) 34.2   (3.19) 44.8   (3.24) 25.6   (3.53) 31.2   (3.72) 11.7   (3.07) 12.2   (2.55) 85.3   (3.16)
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)
American Indian/Alaska Native   (†)   (†)   (†) 21.4 ! (8.36) 47.4   (9.63) 47.0   (11.74) 32.0   (8.98)   (†)   (†)   (†) 79.5   (8.44)
Two or more races 12.7   (1.71) 6.3   (1.00) 15.0   (1.73) 42.4   (3.39) 52.5   (4.18) 50.4   (3.62) 23.7   (2.95) 14.8   (2.05) 3.4 ! (1.19) 22.0   (2.24) 85.1   (2.47)
†Not applicable.
!Interpret data with caution. The coefficient of variation (CV) for this estimate is between 30 and 50 percent.
‡Reporting standards not met. Either there are too few cases for a reliable estimate or the coefficient of variation (CV) is 50 percent or greater.
1 Students could indicate that they participated in clubs, competitions, camps, study groups, or tutoring programs.
2 Academic instruction outside of school such as from a Saturday academy, learning center, personal tutor, or summer school program.
NOTE: Data on school-sponsored activities are based on student responses and are weighted by W1STUDENT. Student reports about school-sponsored activities refer to the period “since the beginning of the last school year,” which for most of these students was 8th grade, or the fall of 2008. Data on non-school-sponsored activities are based on parent responses and are weighted by W1PARENT. Parent reports about non-school-sponsored activities refer to the last 12 months. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, High School Longitudinal Study of 2009, Base-Year Public-Use Data File. (This table was prepared September 2012.)
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