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Dropout Rates in the United States: 1995 / Appendix A: Table A29

Table A29.  Standard errors for Table 29: Rate, number, and distribution of status dropouts, ages 1624, by disabling condition(s): 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                               
Disability status
  No disability                        0.30              89               0.71           0.22
  Disabiled                            1.18              27               0.71           0.22
   Specific learning disability        2.25              16               0.46           0.13
   Learning only                       2.45              14               0.38           0.11
   Learning & other                    5.21              9                0.26           0.06
   All other disabilities              1.38              21               0.57           0.19
 Type of disabling condition
  Blindness                            9.14                                            0.03
  Other vision impairment              1.72              9                0.24           0.11
  Deafness                             7.13              5                0.13           0.04
  Other hearing impairment                                                              
  Orthopedic impairment                3.84              8                0.22           0.07
  Serious emotional disturbance        5.35              9                0.25           0.06
  Speech impairment                    4.97              7                0.19           0.06
  Specific learning disability         2.25              16               0.46           0.13
  Mental retardation                   5.78              9                0.29           0.06
  Mental illness                       11.87                                           0.03
  Other health impairment
    or serious illness                 2.57              13               0.37           0.11
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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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