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Table E-5-1.  Percentage of students receiving special education services in 9th grade, by race/ethnicity and sex: 2009

Sex Total   White   Black   Hispanic   Asian   Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander   American Indian/Alaska Native   Two or more races  
Total1 10.2   10.7   11.3   9.1   1.6     23.1   10.6  
                                 
Sex                                
Male 13.0   13.2   16.4   11.9   2.2 !   26.7 ! 14.2  
Female 7.3   8.0   7.3   6.3   1.1 !   18.6 ! 7.2  
! Interpret data with caution. The coefficient of variation (CV) for this estimate is 30 percent or greater.
‡ Reporting standards not met (too few cases).
1Total includes other racial/ethnic groups not shown separately in table.
NOTE: These data are based on parent reports and are weighted by the W1PARENT variable. 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 Restricted-Use Data File.
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