Table E-ELS-3. Summary of logistic regression analyses for variables predicting immediate enrollment in a postsecondary institution after completing high school, within race/ethnicity by sex subgroups: 2006
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Table E-ELS-3.  Summary of logistic regression analyses for variables predicting immediate enrollment in a postsecondary institution after completing high school, within race/ethnicity by sex subgroups: 2006

Characteristic Race/ethnicity by sex subgroup models
White   Black   Hispanic
Male (n= 2,787)   Female (n= 3,071)   Male (n= 489)   Female (n= 591 )   Male (n= 553)   Female (n= 636)
Coeff SE Odds
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Coeff SE Odds
ratio
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Intercept -3.30 (0.517)   -3.61 (0.550)   -2.99 (1.423)   -3.29 (1.225)   -3.42 (0.965)   -1.84 (0.905)

Socioeconomic status (SES)
SES score 0.86 (0.132) 2.37 * 1.06 (0.125) 2.89 * 0.67 (0.222) 1.95 * 0.52 (0.267) 1.68   0.21 (0.201) 1.23   0.29 (0.220) 1.33

Family composition
Two-parent/two-guardian household (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)
Single-parent/single-guardian household 0.04 (0.154) 1.04   0.00 (0.179) 1.00   -0.24 (0.343) 0.79   -0.09 (0.291) 0.91   -0.24 (0.337) 0.79   0.18 (0.333) 1.19

Math score
Standardized math test score 0.03 (0.009) 1.03 * 0.05 (0.009) 1.05 * 0.06 (0.024) 1.07 * 0.05 (0.026) 1.05   0.05 (0.016) 1.05 * 0.04 (0.016) 1.04 *
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GPA
9th-grade GPA 0.78 (0.106) 2.17 * 0.75 (0.113) 2.11 * 0.47 (0.257) 1.59   0.74 (0.278) 2.09 * 0.50 (0.238) 1.65 * 0.42 (0.191) 1.52 *

Previously retained
Never held back (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)
Held back in 10th grade or earlier -0.41 (0.204) 0.66 * 0.14 (0.252) 1.16   -0.65 (0.435) 0.52   -0.63 (0.400) 0.53   -0.26 (0.384) 0.77   -0.89 (0.441) 0.41 *
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Sports participation
Did not participate in sports (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)
Participated in sports 0.49 (0.122) 1.64 * 0.44 (0.132) 1.55 * 0.37 (0.324) 1.44   0.23 (0.263) 1.25   0.52 (0.279) 1.68   0.57 (0.288) 1.76

Extracurricular activities
No extracurricular activities (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)
One extracurricular activity 0.18 (0.169) 1.20   0.16 (0.155) 1.18   0.51 (0.410) 1.66   0.13 (0.363) 1.14   0.53 (0.358) 1.71   0.20 (0.272) 1.23
Two or more extracurricular activities 0.36 (0.184) 1.43   0.50 (0.164) 1.66 * 0.67 (0.404) 1.95   0.29 (0.396) 1.33   0.03 (0.435) 1.03   -0.22 (0.351) 0.80

Absences from school
Absent 0 to 2 times (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)
Absent 3 to 6 times 0.06 (0.156) 1.06   -0.08 (0.154) 0.93   -0.29 (0.295) 0.75   -0.36 (0.320) 0.70   0.11 (0.283) 1.11   -0.34 (0.293) 0.71
Absent 7 or more times -0.33 (0.200) 0.72   -0.33 (0.205) 0.72   -0.15 (0.652) 0.86   -0.45 (0.421) 0.63   -0.15 (0.439) 0.86   -0.47 (0.412) 0.62

Cut or skip school
Never skipped class (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)
Skipped class at least once -0.26 (0.162) 0.77   -0.27 (0.164) 0.77   -0.42 (0.322) 0.66   0.02 (0.308) 1.02   0.25 (0.330) 1.28   -0.08 (0.276) 0.92

Parental engagement
Never discuss coursework with parents (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)
Sometimes discuss coursework with parents 0.14 (0.159) 1.15   0.16 (0.209) 1.17   -0.39 (0.507) 0.67   0.54 (0.392) 1.72   0.12 (0.347) 1.13   -0.14 (0.327) 0.87
Often discuss coursework with parents 0.40 (0.189) 1.49 * 0.25 (0.242) 1.28   0.19 (0.594) 1.21   0.81 (0.440) 2.26   # (0.415) 1.00   0.67 (0.464) 1.96

Hours working per week
None (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)
1 to 20 hours per week -0.08 (0.152) 0.93   0.16 (0.149) 1.18   -0.34 (0.351) 0.71   0.02 (0.318) 1.02   -0.29 (0.291) 0.75   -0.12 (0.293) 0.89
More than 20 hours per week -0.30 (0.183) 0.74   -0.44 (0.203) 0.64 * -0.27 (0.442) 0.76   -0.31 (0.521) 0.73   -0.71 (0.543) 0.49   -0.18 (0.467) 0.83

Close friends dropping out
No friends dropped out of high school (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)
One or more friends dropped out of high school -0.37 (0.176) 0.69 * -0.37 (0.152) 0.69 * 0.03 (0.492) 1.03   -0.38 (0.392) 0.68   0.11 (0.338) 1.12   -0.24 (0.370) 0.79
 † Not applicable. # Rounds to zero. * p < .05. NOTE: Italics refer to reference categories. Estimates are based on the sample of students who had graduated from high school by August 2004 and who had a valid F2BYWT weight. Multivariate analyses were not conducted for Asians, Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders, or American Indians/Alaska Natives due to small sample sizes. SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Education Longitudinal Study of 2002 (ELS:2002), "Second Follow-up, 2006."