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Table 32a. Percentage of 18- to 24-year-olds living in households receiving public assistance, by educational attainment, sex, and race/ethnicity: 2009
 
Sex and race/ethnicity Total   Less than
high school completion
  High school completion only1   Some college/ associate's degree   Bachelor's degree   Bachelor's or higher degree  
Total 6.9   9.1   8.0   4.0   2.0   1.9  
Sex                        
Male 6.4   8.8   6.9   2.9   2.2 ! 2.0 !
Female 7.5   9.4   9.4   5.1   1.9 ! 1.8 !
Race/ethnicity                        
White 4.4   6.0   5.6   2.3   1.5 ! 1.4 !
Black 14.9   17.3   16.8   9.3   4.8 ! 5.2 !
Hispanic 8.1   9.6   6.9   6.2   5.0 ! 4.6 !
Asian 6.9   10.4   3.7 ! 6.7      
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 15.6 !          
American Indian/Alaska Native 17.3   19.8   15.7        
Two or more races 11.1   15.0   13.7   5.4 !    
! Interpret data with caution. The coefficient of variation (CV) for this estimate is 30 percent or greater.
‡ Reporting standards not met. Either there are too few cases or the coefficient of variation (CV) is 50 percent or greater.
1 Includes equivalency certification.
NOTE: Total includes other racial/ethnic groups not shown separately. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, Current Population Survey (CPS), Annual Social and Economic Supplement, 2010.

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