SDOH-2 Proportion of high school completers who were enrolled in college the October immediately after completing high school
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Number of persons aged 16-24 years who were enrolled in a 2-year or 4-year college the October immediately after graduating from high school or obtaining a General Educational Development (GED) certificate
Number of persons aged 16-24 years the October immediately after graduating from high school or obtaining a General Educational Development (GED) certificate
From the 2010 Current Population Survey School Enrollment Supplement:
Was ... attending or enrolled in a regular school or college in October 2009, that is, October of last year?
What grade or year was ... attending last year?
- 1st year of college (freshman)
- 2nd year of college (sophomore)
- 3rd year of college (junior)
- 4th year of college (senior)
- 1st year of graduate school
- 2nd year or higher of graduate school
[NUMERATOR AND DENOMINATOR:]
In what calendar year did ... complete high school?
- 2009 or before
Enrollment in college as of October of each year for individuals ages 16–24 who completed high school during the preceding 12 months. High school completion includes General Educational Development (GED) certificate recipients.
Any change to the objective text, baseline, target, target-setting method or data source since the Healthy People 2020 launch.