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Table E-40-2.  Percentage of recent high school graduates attending 2- or 4-year postsecondary institutions who reported participation in various social activities sometimes or often during their first year, by activity, sex, and race/ethnicity: 2003-04

Sex and race/ethnicity Recent high school graduates1
Attended fine arts activities   Participated in school clubs   Participated in sports  
Total2 40.7   35.4   28.5  
Sex            
Male 37.5   33.4   35.0  
Female 43.3   37.1   23.1  
             
Race/ethnicity            
White 42.8   36.3   32.5  
Black 38.8   31.3   20.8  
Hispanic 31.9   28.3   16.5  
Asian 40.9   45.6   23.5  
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 30.6 ! 29.5 ! 24.7 !
American Indian/Alaska Native 36.5   40.3   24.8 !
Two or more races 43.4   39.5   25.8  
             
Race/ethnicity by sex            
Male            
White 39.1   33.8   38.3  
Black 38.0   28.9   29.6  
Hispanic 31.8   28.2   23.0  
Asian 35.1   42.6   29.7  
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander      
American Indian/Alaska Native      
Two or more races 33.3   37.8   38.1  
             
Female            
White 45.8   38.5   27.6  
Black 39.3   33.0   14.1  
Hispanic 32.1   28.4   11.4  
Asian 46.5   48.5   17.5  
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander      
American Indian/Alaska Native 37.4   38.5    
Two or more races 50.1   40.6   17.8  
! 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 Recent high school graduatesrefers to students who graduated from high school in 2003 or 2004.
2 Total includes other racial/ethnic groups not shown separately in the table.
NOTE: Data in this indicator are for students who enrolled at 2- or 4-year institutions any time between July 1, 2003, and June 30, 2004. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity. Data weighted by WTA000.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, 2003-04 Beginning Postsecondary Students Longitudinal Study, First Follow-up (BPS:04/06).
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