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Dropout Rates in the United States: 1995 / Appendix A: Table A7

Table A7.  Standard errors for Table 7: Status dropout rate, ages 1624, by income and raceethnicity: October 1995

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                                                         Raceethnicity\1\
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                                              White,           Black,
Family income               Total          non-Hispanic     non-Hispanic     Hispanic
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       Total                 0.29              0.30             0.88           1.64
Family income\2\
 Low income level            0.82              1.06             1.83           3.07
 Middle income level         0.37              0.40             1.02           2.11
 High income level           0.31              0.32             1.46           3.43
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1/ Due to relatively small sample sizes, American Indian/Alaskan Natives and Asian/Pacific Islanders are included in the total but are not shown separately.

2/ Low income is defined as the bottom 20 percent of all family incomes for 1994; middle income is between 20 and 80 percent of all family incomes; and high income is the top 20 percent of all family incomes.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Current Population Survey, October 1995, unpublished data.



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