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Dropout Rates in the United States: 1995 / Appendix A: Table A20

Table A20.  Standard errors for Table 20: Rate, number, and distribution of Hispanic status dropouts who speak Spanish at home, ages 1624, by enrollment in U.S. schools and English language ability: 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                            1.88         67                       
  Speaks English well\1\          1.89         51           3.53       1.71
  Speaks English not well\2\      3.85         33           3.53       1.71
Ever enrolled in U.S. schools     1.83         51                       
  Speaks English well             1.87         48           3.41       1.24
   Very well                      2.00         42           4.85       1.98
   Well                           4.87         23           4.24       1.72
  Speaks English not well         7.55         17           3.41       1.24
Not enrolled in U.S. schools      3.68         29                       
  Speaks English well             9.46         15           3.55       3.45
  Speaks English not well         3.80         24           3.55       3.45
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-/ Not applicable.

1/ Consists of those who speak English very well or well.

2/ Consists of those who speak English not well or not at all.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Current Population Survey, October 1995, unpublished data.



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