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Dropout Rates in the United States: 1995 / Appendix C: Table C11

Table C11: Percentage of persons attending high school or below by sex, race-ethnicity, and age: October 1995

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                                                                    Age
Characteristics                15/16     17      18      19      20      21      22      23      24
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Total                           96.5    88.1    26.4     5.5     1.9     1.0     0.8     0.6     0.4
Sex
  Male                          97.1    89.7    31.1     7.4     2.0     1.2     0.4     0.1     0.5
  Female                        95.8    86.3    21.6     3.6     1.8     0.8     1.3     1.1     0.4
Raceethnicity\1\
  White, non-Hispanic           96.9    89.1    23.6     3.6     0.7     1.1     0.8     0.5     0.3
  Black, non-Hispanic           96.2    88.0    36.7     9.5     4.6            0.5     0.3      
  Hispanic                      93.6    82.7    27.9    10.6     3.8     0.7     1.3     0.5     1.3
Family income\2\
  Low income level              90.7    81.5    28.4     5.2     2.9     1.5     1.9     1.2     1.0
  Middle income level           97.4    88.4    27.3     7.2     1.5     1.0     0.7     0.3     0.1
  High income level             98.3    90.4    23.1     2.3     1.7     0.3            0.7     0.9
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-Insufficient sample size
1/  Not shown separately are non-Hispanics who are neither black nor white, but who are
included in the total.
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October 1995, unpublished data.

 


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