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NAEP - Percentage of Students, by Gender and Degree of Reading Accuracy

Percentage of students, by gender and degree of reading accuracy, grade 4: 2002

Percentage of students, by gender and degree of accuracy, Grade 4: 2002D-link

NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2002 Oral Reading Study.

Major Finding

  • Female fourth-graders were generally more accurate in their oral reading than their male counterparts. Compared with 37 percent of female students reading with at least 98 percent accuracy, 32 percent of male students read with that level of accuracy.

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Last updated 01 November 2005 (FW)