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Dropout Rates in the United States: 2004

NCES 2007-024
November 2006

Table B-8. Standard errors for table 9: Status completion rates, and number and distribution of completers ages 18–24 not currently enrolled in high school or below, by selected background characteristics: October 2004
 
Characteristic Completion
rate
(percent)
Number
of completers
(thousands)
Percent
of all
completers
  Total0.3080
Sex
Male0.46600.48
Female0.40530.48
Race/ethnicity
White, non-Hispanic0.31520.46
Black, non-Hispanic0.98340.34
Hispanic1.12520.38
Asian/Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic0.97110.22
More than one race1.8680.14
Age
18–190.63410.41
20–210.55430.44
22–240.44540.48
Recency of immigration
Born outside the 50 states and District of Columbia
  Hispanic1.84370.23
  Non-Hispanic1.06160.23
First generation
  Hispanic1.71250.24
  Non-Hispanic0.77110.23
Second generation or more
  Hispanic1.86220.22
  Non-Hispanic0.32600.42
Region
Northeast0.62310.36
Midwest0.55330.39
South0.57530.49
West0.73440.43
† Not applicable.

NOTE: Standard errors for population estimates in table 9 cannot be calculated.

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