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Dropout Rates in the United States: 1995 / Appendix A: Table A4

Table A4.  Standard errors for Table 4: Rate and number of status dropouts, ages 1624: October 1991 through October 1995

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                                                       October
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                                1991       1992\1\     1993\1\   1994\1\,\2\  1995\1\,\2\
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Status dropout rate              0.3        0.28        0.28        0.28         0.29
       (percent)
Number of status dropout          93          88          87          91           93
     (in thousands)
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1/ Numbers for these years reflect new wording of the educational attainment item in the CPS.

2/ Numbers in these years may reflect changes in CPS due to newly instituted computer assisted interviewing and/or due to the change in the population controls to the 1990 Census-based estimates, with adjustment.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Current Population Survey, October (various years), unpublished data.



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