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Table E-16-2.  Percentage of 9th-grade students participating in various non-school-sponsored activities, by sex and race/ethnicity: 2009

Sex and race/ethnicity Activity   Number of non-school-sponsored activities
Performing arts1   Organized sports   Religious youth group or instruction   Scouting or other youth organization   Academic instruction2   Math or science camp   Another camp   At least one of these activities More than one of these activities   None of these activities  
Total3 34.6   54.9   51.4   22.8   17.7   4.1   23.8   85.7 61.9   14.3  
Sex                                      
Male 27.9   59.8   49.5   21.6   17.5   4.1   23.2   86.1 60.3   13.9  
Female 41.3   50.0   53.4   24.1   17.9   4.0   24.4   85.4 63.4   14.6  
                                       
Race/ethnicity                                      
White 36.8   60.5   56.7   24.0   13.2   2.7   30.6   89.7 67.8   10.3  
Black 33.8   49.1   52.3   26.3   32.8   7.4   14.8   84.9 61.9   15.1  
Hispanic 27.5   46.9   39.1   16.6   18.6   3.6   14.5   76.9 48.1   23.1  
Asian 44.4   38.5   38.8   25.8   31.1   15.0   16.2   82.1 57.3   17.9  
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander                  
American Indian/Alaska Native 20.0 ! 48.8   42.3   31.6   16.8     19.1 ! 78.9 52.2   21.1  
Two or more races 36.4   55.8   53.6   24.9   15.4   3.4   21.2   86.8 62.6   13.2  
                                       
Race/ethnicity by sex                                      
Male                                      
White 29.1   63.3   54.5   23.2   14.2   2.8   29.6   89.0 65.0   11.0  
Black 27.4   58.2   49.0   21.0   31.1   7.5   14.6   87.3 60.7   12.7  
Hispanic 22.4   54.4   37.1   15.3   16.9   2.9 ! 13.1   78.4 47.1   21.6  
Asian 36.9   42.9   32.8   26.1   31.0   18.4   20.3   78.9 57.1   21.1  
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander                  
American Indian/Alaska Native 18.8 ! 49.9   38.2   31.3         78.4 49.1   21.6 !
Two or more races 29.9   59.2   56.9   26.2   16.0   3.4 ! 20.4   88.6 65.1   11.4  
                                       
Female                                      
White 44.9   57.5   59.0   24.8   12.1   2.7   31.7   90.4 70.7   9.6  
Black 39.0   41.8   55.0   30.5   34.2   7.3   14.9   83.0 62.8   17.0  
Hispanic 32.9   39.0   41.1   17.9   20.3   4.4   16.0   75.4 49.0   24.6  
Asian 51.8   34.2   44.8   25.6   31.2   11.7   12.2   85.3 57.6   14.7  
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander                  
American Indian/Alaska Native 21.4 ! 47.4   47.0   32.0         79.5 55.7   20.5 !
Two or more races 42.4   52.5   50.4   23.7   14.8   3.4 ! 22.0   85.1 60.2   14.9  
! Interpret data with caution. The coefficient of variation (CV) for this estimate is 30 percent or greater.
‡ Reporting standards not met. There are either too few cases or the coefficient of variation (CV) is 50 percent or greater.
1 Includes music, dance, art, or theater.
2 Includes academic instruction outside of school such as from a Saturday academy, learning center, personal tutor, or summer school program.
3 Total includes other racial/ethnic groups not shown separately in the table.
NOTE: Data are based on parent responses. Parent reports about non-school-sponsored activities refer to the last 12 months. Data weighted by W1PARENT. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, High School Longitudinal Study of 2009, Base-Year Public-Use Data File.
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