Skip Navigation
Dropout Rates in the United States: 2004

NCES 2007-024
November 2006

Table B-7. Standard errors for table 8: Status dropout rates of 16- through 24-year-olds, by sex and race/ethnicity: October 1972 through October 2004
 
  Sex   Race/ethnicity
Year Total Male Female   White
non-Hispanic
Black
non-Hispanic
Hispanic
19720.280.400.390.291.072.22
19730.270.380.380.281.062.24
19740.270.390.380.281.052.08
19750.270.370.380.271.062.02
19760.260.380.370.281.012.01
19770.270.380.370.281.002.02
19780.270.380.370.281.002.00
19790.270.390.370.281.011.98
19800.260.390.360.270.971.89
19810.260.380.350.270.931.80
19820.270.400.380.290.981.93
19830.270.410.370.290.971.93
19840.270.400.370.290.921.91
19850.270.400.370.290.921.93
19860.270.400.370.280.901.88
19870.280.400.380.300.911.84
19880.300.440.420.321.002.30
19890.310.450.420.320.982.19
19900.290.420.410.300.941.91
19910.300.430.410.310.951.93
19920.280.410.390.290.951.86
19930.280.400.400.290.941.79
19940.260.380.360.270.751.16
19950.270.380.370.280.741.15
19960.270.360.360.260.751.13
19970.270.390.360.280.801.11
19980.270.400.360.280.811.12
19990.260.380.360.270.771.11
20000.260.380.350.260.781.08
20010.250.380.340.260.711.06
20020.240.350.320.240.700.93
20030.230.340.300.240.690.90
20040.230.340.310.240.700.89
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.