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Public and Private School Principle in the United States: A Statistical Profile, 1987-88 to 1993-94
Table B2.Standard errors for Table A2:  Percentage of public and private school principals 
          by geographic region, by sex, race-ethnicity, and age:  1987-88, 1990-91, and 
          1993-94
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                                                                                           Geographic region
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                                              Northeast                    Midwest                      South                        West
                                       ---------------------------- ---------------------------- ---------------------------- ------------------------
Principal characteristics               1987-88 1990-91 1993-94      1987-88 1990-91 1993-94      1987-88 1990-91 1993-94      1987-88 1990-91 1993-94
PUBLIC
  Total number                          125.20   66.90   91.60       164.30  157.40  151.90       146.30  105.10   98.30       158.70   78.40   93.80
  Sex
    Male                                  0.99    1.89    1.58         1.03    1.33    1.22         0.88    1.03    0.96         1.31    1.27    1.69
    Female                                0.99    1.89    1.58         1.03    1.33    1.22         0.88    1.03    0.96         1.31    1.27    1.69
  Race-ethnicity
    American Indian/Alaska Native         0.35    0.08    0.11         0.27    0.21    0.18         0.15    0.26    0.14         0.34    0.30    0.20
    Asian/Pacific Islander                0.10    0.26    0.11                                   0.08    0.10    0.15         0.31    0.48    0.58
    Black non-Hispanic                    0.70    0.74    1.12         0.39    0.53    0.63         0.65    0.70    0.67         0.54    0.72    0.95
    White non-Hispanic                    0.78    0.88    1.25         0.45    0.61    0.70         0.68    0.97    0.94         0.88    1.52    1.15
    Hispanic                              0.41    0.62    0.55         0.21    0.26    0.25         0.33    0.52    0.66         0.58    1.34    1.04
Total minority                            0.78    0.88    1.25         0.45    0.61    0.70         0.68    0.97    0.94         0.88    1.52    1.15
  Age
    Under 35                              0.43    0.23    0.19         0.63    0.67    0.40         0.40    0.37    0.29         0.64    0.54    0.50
    35-39                                 0.90    0.77    0.59         0.65    1.01    0.65         0.90    0.67    0.50         0.92    1.13    0.76
    40-44                                 1.06    2.00    1.53         0.85    1.20    1.00         0.88    1.10    1.11         1.18    1.23    1.45
    45-49                                 1.10    1.37    1.60         0.96    1.05    1.00         1.00    1.06    1.12         1.15    1.65    1.50
    50-54                                 1.03    1.59    1.68         0.97    1.15    1.09         0.71    0.77    1.03         1.12    1.32    1.37
    55 or over                            0.99    1.15    1.48         0.97    1.02    0.95         0.86    0.87    0.74         1.29    1.13    1.37
  Average age                             0.18    0.25    0.27         0.20    0.23    0.16         0.16    0.14    0.15         0.22    0.22    0.23
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See footnotes at end of tables.
Table B2.Standard errors for Table A2:  Percentage of public and private school principals 
          by geographic region, by sex, race-ethnicity, and age:  1987-88, 1990-91, and 
          1993-94(continue)
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                                                                                           Geographic region
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                                              Northeast                    Midwest                      South                        West
                                       ---------------------------- ---------------------------- ---------------------------- -------------------------
Principal characteristics               1987-88 1990-91 1993-94      1987-88 1990-91 1993-94      1987-88 1990-91 1993-94      1987-88 1990-91 1993-94
PRIVATE
  Total number                          381.70  178.70  219.20       353.50  332.70  144.40       482.00  295.00  205.90       266.50  163.50  184.40
  Sex
    Male                                  3.29    1.82    3.00         2.18    2.29    1.67         3.30    1.91    1.94         3.17    2.92    2.10
    Female                                3.29    1.82    3.00         2.18    2.29    1.67         3.30    1.91    1.94         3.17    2.92    2.10
  Race-ethnicity
    American Indian/Alaska Native                                                                                                       
    Asian/Pacific Islander                                                                                                              
    Black non-Hispanic                    1.48    0.90    0.74         0.59    0.73    0.71         0.82    0.70    0.99         0.90    1.46    1.20
    White non-Hispanic                    1.50    1.12    1.00         0.86    0.91    0.80         2.52    1.06    1.07         1.93    2.32    1.62
    Hispanic                              0.62    0.61    0.65         0.62    0.46    0.63         2.13    0.76    0.56         1.17    1.14    0.90
Total minority                            1.50    1.12    1.00         0.86    0.91    0.80         2.51    1.06    1.07         1.93    2.32    1.62
  Age
    Under 35                              1.82    1.13    1.93         2.12    2.02    1.36         1.51    1.71    1.63         1.63    1.75    1.65
    35-39                                 2.20    1.48    2.14         2.05    1.80    1.38         2.41    2.06    1.42         2.36    2.21    1.97
    40-44                                 2.36    1.99    2.10         1.67    2.52    1.46         2.80    1.91    1.46         2.34    1.95    2.02
    45-49                                 2.09    1.99    2.27         2.00    2.02    1.46         2.12    1.44    1.72         2.04    1.98    2.23
    50-54                                 1.47    1.78    1.44         1.20    2.40    1.36         1.97    1.70    1.40         1.80    1.90    2.24
    55 or over                            2.25    1.94    3.03         1.69    1.78    1.23         2.24    1.60    1.73         2.40    2.10    2.44
  Average age                             0.68    0.44    0.66         0.38    0.48    0.33         0.52    0.46    0.48         0.51    0.55    0.53
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 Too few cases for a reliable estimate.
SOURCE:  U.S. Department of Education, , Schools and Staffing Survey:  1987-88 
(School Administrator Questionnaire), 1990-91 (Public and Private School Administrator Questionnaires), 
and 1993-94 (Public and Private School Principal Questionnaires).						

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