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February 21, 2005

The Math Test Score Upper Tail: Is There Reason to Believe That Sociology Swamps Biology?

Yes:

In 1992, 2.8% of Asian-American women who took the Math SAT scored 750 or above.

In 1992, 2.1% of white men who took the Math SAT scored 750 or above.

In 1992, 0.4% of white women who took the Math SAT scored 750 or above.

In 1992, 0.2% of African-American men who took the Math SAT scored 750 or above.


Source: NSF, Science and Engineering Indicators 1993, http://www.nsf.gov/sbe/srs/seind93/.

Posted by DeLong at February 21, 2005 05:16 PM