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Disparities Data Details AH-5.3.3 by Race and Ethnicity for 2009

Disparities Details by Race and Ethnicity for 2009
AH-5.3.3 : Twelfth graders whose reading skills are at or above grade level (percent)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 35.4 (2005)
2020 Target: 38.9
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Data Source: National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), ED/NCES
Error Bar (I) represents the 95% confidence interval.
Additional footnotes may apply to these data. Please refer to footnotes below the data table for further information.
See also Disparities Overview by Race and Ethnicity for AH-5.3.3

AH-5.3.3 Increase the proportion of 12th grade students whose reading skills are at or above the proficient achievement level for their grade

Twelfth graders whose reading skills are at or above grade level (percent)

2020 Baseline (year): 35.4 (2005)
2020 Target: 38.9
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Race and Ethnicity 2009 Disparity
White only, not Hispanic or Latino 46.3
CI 44.7/47.9
SE 0.767
x 1.000
Best rate
Hispanic or Latino 21.9
CI 19.2/24.8
SE 1.299
x 2.116
CI
1.000/ 2.342
Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino 17.0
CI 14.7/19.7
SE 1.190
x 2.718
CI
1.000/ 3.059
Average group rate excluding best group rate 19.5
...
SE 1.762
x 2.379
CI 1.000/ 2.768

Data are subject to revision and may have changed since a previous release.

Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.

Data are not available or not collected for populations not shown.

CI: 95% confidence interval.

Summary measures of health disparities by Race and Ethnicity — 2009
  • The best group rate for this objective, 46.3%, was attained by White only, not Hispanic or Latino persons.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 17.0%, was attained by Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino persons.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 29.3 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 2.718 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 2.379 times the average rate for all other race/ethnicity groups (excluding the best), 19.5%.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Race and Ethnicity — 2009

White only, not Hispanic or Latino persons achieved the best group rate for this objective, 46.3%.

The best group rate was:

  • 2.116 times the rate for the Hispanic or Latino population.
  • 2.718 times the rate for the Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino population.
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