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Youth Indicators, 2005: Trends in the Well-Being of American Youth

Indicator 34: Extracurricular Activities

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Table 34. Percentage of high school seniors who participated in various school-related extracurricular activities, by sex: Various years, 1990 to 2001
Year and sexNewspaper/ yearbookMusic/ performing artsAthletic teamsAcademic clubsStudent council/ governmentOther school clubs/ activities
Total
19909.322.035.913.311.034.6
199510.423.337.213.310.431.8
199910.927.239.113.811.233.0
200011.027.637.017.110.933.1
200110.025.338.615.310.834.7
Male
19906.316.543.211.78.928.2
19957.517.044.29.46.923.8
19997.120.047.811.28.825.6
20006.622.245.715.27.524.7
20016.319.345.311.88.126.4
Female
199012.728.827.915.313.642.1
199513.229.331.616.413.439.6
199914.734.031.116.213.840.1
200015.032.530.120.214.341.7
200112.930.832.119.213.343.5
NOTE: Percentages reflect the proportion of seniors who responded that they participated in these activities 'to a considerable extent' or 'to a great extent.' The response rates for this survey do not meet NCES statistical standards.
SOURCE: University of Michigan, Institute for Social Research, Monitoring the Future, various years.

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