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Dropout Rates in the United States: 1995 / Appendix A: Table A15

Table A15.  Standard errors for Table 15: Rate, number, and distribution of status dropouts, ages 1624, by race-ethnicity and place of birth: October 1995

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                                                    Number of
                                 Status              Status           Percent          Percent
                                 dropout            dropouts           of all            of
Characteristics                   rate           (in thousands)       dropouts       population
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Total                             0.29                 93                                
  Born in U.S.                    0.28                 81               1.12            0.27
  Foreign-born                    1.23                 42               1.12            0.27
White, non-Hispanic               0.30                 66               1.28            0.41
  Born in U.S.                    0.31                 65               1.28            0.42
  Foreign-born                    1.53                 11               0.31            0.13
Black, non-Hispanic               0.88                 41               1.05            0.36
  Born in U.S.                    0.90                 41               1.04            0.36
  Foreign-born                    3.59                  8               0.21            0.08
Hispanic                          1.64                 74               1.84            0.46
  Born in U.S.                    1.82                 47               1.25            0.36
  Foreign-born                    2.73                 53               1.62            0.32
Other                             1.70                 20               0.52            0.25
  Born in U.S.                    2.23                 14               0.36            0.18
  Foreign-born                    2.58                 14               0.38            0.17
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-/ Not applicable.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Current Population Survey, October 1995, unpublished data.



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