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Dropout Rates in the United States: 1995 / Appendix A: Table A6

Table A6.  Standard errors for Table 6: Percentage distribution of status dropouts, ages 1624, by level of schooling attained and raceethnicity: October 1995

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                                                                  Raceethnicity*
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                                                    White,             Black,
Level of schooling attained          Total      non-Hispanic        non-Hispanic     Hispanic
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      Total                                                                           
Level of schooling attained
 Less than 1st grade                  0.32           0.37                0.77          0.99
 1st, 2nd, 3rd, or 4th grade           0.4           0.19                0.41          1.63
 5th or 6th grade                     0.61           0.35                0.73          2.39
 7th or 8th grade                     0.83           1.21                2.03          2.22
    Less than 9th grade               1.06            1.3                2.28          3.18
 9th grade                            0.96           1.36                2.91          2.51
    Less than 10th grade              1.25            1.7                3.42          3.25
 10th grade                           1.07           1.62                3.57          2.26
 11th grade                           1.15           1.72                3.72          2.55
 12th grade, without diploma          0.76           1.08                1.94          2.11
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-/ Not applicable.

*/ Due to relatively small sample sizes, American Indian/Alaskan Natives and Asian/Pacific Islanders are included in the total but are not shown separately.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Current Population Survey, October 1995, unpublished data.



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