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Table 2. School or training enrollment status during the October when age 21 in 2001-2006 by school enrollment status during the October when age 20, sex, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Table 2.  School or training enrollment status during the October when age 21 in 2001-2006 by school enrollment status
during the October when age 20, sex, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

(Percent distribution)

                                            School enrollment status during the October when age 21
School enrollment status
   during the October               Have not graduated from high school          Have graduated from high school (1)
      when age 20                 Not enrolled in    Enrolled  Enrolled in   Not enrolled in               Enrolled in
                          Total   high school or    in high     training       college or      Enrolled in  training
                                 training program   school (2) program (3)   training program   college (2) program (3)

High school dropouts ..... 100.0      86.9             1.4        3.5             6.1             1.8          0.1

  Men .................... 100.0      86.0             1.5        3.7             6.5             2.1           .2
  Women .................. 100.0      88.2             1.4        3.4             5.6             1.4           .1

  White, non-Hispanic .... 100.0      88.4             1.0        3.1             5.7             1.8          (4)
    Men .................. 100.0      88.5             1.3        2.3             5.5             2.4          (4)
    Women ................ 100.0      88.3              .6        4.1             5.9             1.1          (4)

  Black, non-Hispanic .... 100.0      83.7             2.2        4.1             8.0             1.5           .5
    Men .................. 100.0      79.2             2.1        5.2            10.7             2.0           .7
    Women ................ 100.0      91.9             2.4        2.1             3.0              .6          (4)

  Hispanic or Latino ..... 100.0      87.3             2.0        3.4             5.4             1.6           .2
    Men .................. 100.0      90.2             1.1        3.8             3.0             1.8          (4)
    Women ................ 100.0      83.0             3.3        2.8             8.9             1.4           .6

High School graduates, 
 not enrolled in college . 100.0        -               -          -             82.8            11.6          5.6

  Men .................... 100.0        -               -          -             83.7            10.5          5.8
  Women .................. 100.0        -               -          -             81.7            12.9          5.4

  White, non-Hispanic .... 100.0        -               -          -             82.4            11.4          6.2
    Men .................. 100.0        -               -          -             82.3            10.8          6.9
    Women ................ 100.0        -               -          -             82.7            12.1          5.2

  Black, non-Hispanic .... 100.0        -               -          -             83.7            11.0          5.3
    Men .................. 100.0        -               -          -             89.1             6.6          4.3
    Women ................ 100.0        -               -          -             78.0            15.6          6.4

  Hispanic or Latino ..... 100.0        -               -          -             84.5            11.6          3.9
    Men .................. 100.0        -               -          -             85.4            11.5          3.0
    Women ................ 100.0        -               -          -             83.3            11.7          5.0

Enrolled in college ...... 100.0        -               -          -             16.9            82.1          1.0

  Men .................... 100.0        -               -          -             18.5            80.4          1.1
  Women .................. 100.0        -               -          -             15.6            83.5          1.0

  White, non-Hispanic .... 100.0        -               -          -             14.7            84.4           .9
    Men .................. 100.0        -               -          -             16.2            82.8           .9
    Women ................ 100.0        -               -          -             13.4            85.7           .9

  Black, non-Hispanic .... 100.0        -               -          -             23.1            76.2           .8
    Men .................. 100.0        -               -          -             25.1            74.6           .3
    Women ................ 100.0        -               -          -             21.7            77.2          1.1

  Hispanic or Latino ..... 100.0        -               -          -             25.0            73.4          1.6
    Men .................. 100.0        -               -          -             25.6            72.3          2.1
    Women ................ 100.0        -               -          -             24.5            74.4          1.1

   1 Respondents who have received a General Educational Development (GED) credential are counted as high school
graduates.
   2 A small percent of respondents were enrolled in both formal schooling (that is, high school or college) and
training.  They are counted in the formal schooling categories only.
   3 Training includes any courses, training programs, or apprenticeships designed to help people find a job,
improve their job skills, or learn a new job.  Training also may include a GED preparation course.
   4 Less than .05 percent.
   NOTE:  The National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1997 consists of young men and women who were ages 12 to 16 on
December 31, 1996.  Race and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity groups are mutually exclusive but not exhaustive.  Other
race groups, which are included in the overall totals, are not shown separately because their representation in
the survey sample is not sufficiently large to provide statistically reliable estimates.





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