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Figure 26-1.

Status dropout rates of 16- through 24-year-olds in the civilian, noninstitutionalized population, by race/ethnicity and sex: October Supplement, 2010


Status dropout rates of 16- through  24-year-olds in the civilian, noninstitutionalized population, by race/ethnicity  and sex: October Supplement, 2010

# Rounds to zero.
! Interpret data with caution. The coefficient of variation (CV) for this estimate is 30 percent or greater.
NOTE: Reporting standards for males of two or more races were not met; therefore, data for two or more races are not shown in the figure. The data presented here represent status dropout rates, which is the percentage of civilian, noninstitutionalized 16- to 24-year-olds who are not in high school and who have not earned a high school credential (either a diploma or equivalency credential such as a GED). The status dropout rate includes all dropouts (regardless of when they last attended school), as well as individuals who may have never attended school in the United States, such as immigrants who did not complete a high school diploma in their home country. Young adults in the military or those who are incarcerated, for instance, are not included in this measure. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, Current Population Survey (CPS), October Supplement, 2010.
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