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Table E-34-2.  Percentage of academic year 2004 high school graduates, by the level of postsecondary institution first attended, sex, and race/ethnicity: 2006

Sex and race/ethnicity 4-year institution   2-year institution   Less-than 2-year institution   Nonenrollee or still enrolled in high school  
Total 48.1   29.7   2.0   20.3  
Sex                
Male 45.6   29.1   1.7   23.7  
Female 50.4   30.2   2.3   17.1  
                 
Race/ethnicity                
White 52.3   28.1   1.5   18.1  
Black 43.5   29.6   3.1   23.8  
Hispanic 29.3   39.6   3.4   27.7  
Asian 61.4   27.8   0.8 ! 10.0  
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 45.6   24.8 !   26.8 !
American Indian/Alaska Native 34.5   32.3     30.4  
Two or more races 49.5   22.1   2.4 ! 26.0  
                 
Race/ethnicity by sex                
Male                
White 49.5   27.6   1.2   21.7  
Black 43.1   27.9   2.6   26.4  
Hispanic 26.5   38.2   3.2   32.1  
Asian 57.3   30.0     12.1  
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander        
American Indian/Alaska Native 25.2 ! 33.6 !   37.5 !
Two or more races 45.6   24.7     27.6  
                 
Female                
White 55.0   28.5   1.8   14.6  
Black 43.9   31.0   3.6   21.5  
Hispanic 31.7   40.7   3.6   24.0  
Asian 65.8   25.4   1.0 ! 7.8  
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander        
American Indian/Alaska Native 43.5   31.1     23.6 !
Two or more races 53.3   19.5   2.8 ! 24.3  
! 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.
NOTE: Estimates were weighted by F2F1WT. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Education Longitudinal Study of 2002 (ELS:2002), "Second Follow-up, 2006."
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