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Title:  Literacy and Numeracy Skills of U.S. Men and Women
Description: This Data Point examines the literacy and numeracy skills of U.S. men and women using combined data from the Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) in 2012 and 2014. Men and women did not have different literacy scores, but men had higher numeracy scores overall, as well as in each age group and educational attainment level examined.
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Cover Date: August 2018
Web Release: August 1, 2018
Publication #: NCES 2018164
Center/Program: NCES
Authors: Serena Hinz
Type of Product: Data Point
Survey/Program Areas: Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC)
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Questions: For questions about the content of this Data Point, please contact:
Lisa Hudson.