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Disparities Data Details AH-5.4.2 by Sex for 2017

Disparities Details by Sex for 2017
AH-5.4.2 : Eighth graders whose mathematics skills are at or above grade level (percent)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 33.9 (2009)
2020 Target: 37.3
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 Sex for AH-5.4.2

AH-5.4.2 Increase the proportion of 8th grade students whose mathematics skills are at or above the proficient achievement level for their grade

Eighth graders whose mathematics skills are at or above grade level (percent)

2020 Baseline (year): 33.9 (2009)
2020 Target: 37.3
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Spotlight on Disparities:
Sex 2017 Disparity
Male 35.0
CI 34.3/35.8
SE 0.356
x 1.000
Best rate
Female 33.4
CI 32.5/34.4
SE 0.452
x 1.048
CI
1.000/ 1.077

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 Sex — 2017
  • The better group rate for this objective, 35.0%, was attained by the male population.
  • The worse group rate for this objective, 33.4%, was attained by the female population.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 1.6 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was <1.100 times the worst group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Sex — 2017

The male population achieved the better group rate for this objective, 35.0%.

The better group rate was <1.1 times the rate for the female population.

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