Dropout Rates in the United States: 1995 / Appendix A: Table A13

Table A13.  Standard errors for Table 13: High school completion rates of 18- through 24-year-olds not currently enrolled in high school or below by state: October 199092 and 199395

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State                                         1990-92*      1993-95*
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TOTAL                                           0.21          0.21
NORTHEAST         Connecticut                   1.59          1.29
                  Maine                         2.42          2.30
                  Massachusetts                 1.16          1.06
                  New Hampshire                 3.05          3.18
                  New Jersey                    1.01          0.98
                  New York                      0.74          0.77
                  Pennsylvania                  0.85          0.89
                  Rhode Island                  3.20          3.30
                  Vermont                       4.66          4.34
MIDWEST           Illinois                      0.96          0.94
                  Indiana                       1.36          1.24
                  Iowa                          1.24          1.34
                  Kansas                        1.48          1.73
                  Michigan                      1.03          0.98
                  Minnesota                     1.17          1.12
                  Missouri                      1.31          1.33
                  Nebraska                      2.00          1.73
                  North Dakota                  2.25          2.14
                  Ohio                          0.86          0.92
                  South Dakota                  3.51          3.27
                  Wisconsin                     1.11          1.03
SOUTH             Alabama                       1.90          1.68
                  Arkansas                      2.09          2.00
                  Delaware                      4.09          2.84
                  Florida                       0.98          1.03
                  Georgia                       1.35          1.39
                  Kentucky                      1.94          1.95
                  Louisiana                     1.67          1.87
                  Maryland                      1.34          1.12
                  Mississippi                   2.02          2.14
                  North Carolina                1.37          1.26
                  Oklahoma                      2.01          1.91
                  South Carolina                1.82          1.64
                  Tennessee                     1.79          1.51
                  Texas                         0.89          0.87
                  Virginia                      1.28          1.23
                  Washington, D.C.              4.79          4.13
                  West Virginia                 2.65          2.38
WEST              Alaska                        2.49          3.90
                  Arizona                       2.06          1.82
                  California                    0.70          0.71
                  Colorado                      1.74          1.55
                  Idaho                         3.70          3.00
                  Hawaii                        2.31          2.53
                  Montana                       2.99          3.46
                  Nevada                        3.46          3.35
                  New Mexico                    2.97          2.99
                  Oregon                        1.78          2.12
                  Utah                          1.60          1.52
                  Washington                    1.33          1.44
                  Wyoming                       4.07          3.98
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*/ Numbers on this table reflect 3-year averages.

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



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