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  1. Predictors of early grade retention among children in the United States.

    Article - En anglais


    Despite increasing concerns regarding school readiness, little is known about child health correlates of early school failure among the general child population.

    The results of this study, conducted to investigate health and social factors associated with early grade retention in a nationally representative sample of children in the United States, are reported here.


    Analyses of data derived from interviews with parents of 9996 children ages 7 to 17 years who participated in the Child Health Supplement to the 1988 National Health Interview Survey.

    Main Outcome Measures

    History of repeating kindergarten or first grade.


    Nationally, 7.6% of children repeated kindergarten or first grade.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Echec scolaire, Précoce, Etude statistique, Analyse risque, Prédicteur, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Enfant, Homme, Pronostic, Redoublement

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : School failure, Early, Statistical study, Risk analysis, Predictor, United States, North America, America, Child, Human, Prognosis

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0292993

    Code Inist : 002A26K03. Création : 199406.