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Dropout Rates in the United States: 2004

NCES 2007-024
November 2006

Table B-4. Standard errors for table 4: Event dropout rates of 15- through 24-year-olds who dropped out of grades 10–12, by family income: October 1972 through October 2004
 
  Family income
Year Total Low
income
Middle
income
High
income
19720.331.550.450.39
19730.331.650.460.32
19740.34
19750.321.570.430.38
19760.321.610.460.34
19770.341.570.480.35
19780.341.690.480.40
19790.341.620.470.44
19800.331.510.460.38
19810.331.500.450.41
19820.341.520.460.36
19830.331.350.480.39
19840.331.490.450.37
19850.341.530.470.39
19860.321.330.450.34
19870.301.290.450.27
19880.361.590.480.35
19890.361.430.500.33
19900.341.390.450.33
19910.341.430.440.31
19920.351.420.460.36
19930.361.570.460.35
19940.341.440.440.41
19950.351.360.470.39
19960.341.340.460.41
19970.321.360.410.37
19980.331.340.390.46
19990.331.260.440.40
20000.331.230.450.35
20010.331.360.450.37
20020.271.050.360.34
20030.281.040.390.30
20040.301.240.390.41
† Not applicable.

NOTE: Some of the standard error estimates in this table may differ from those previously published due to changes in the generalized variance parameters developed by the U.S. Census Bureau.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, Current Population Survey (CPS), October 1972–2004.