Reasons for School Absence in Past Month, by Gender and Grade Level

Year(s): 2013-2015

Modoc CountyPercent
FemaleMale
Reason7th Grade9th Grade11th GradeNon-Traditional7th Grade9th Grade11th GradeNon-Traditional
Didn’t Miss Any School39.0%29.5%22.9%N/A24.2%29.7%44.2%N/A
Illness (including respiratory and dental problems)23.7%33.8%17.1%N/A31.1%33.3%15.9%N/A
Felt Very Sad, Hopeless, Anxious, Stressed, or Angry0.0%3.1%0.0%N/A0.0%0.0%0.0%N/A
Didn’t Get Enough Sleep0.0%0.0%0.0%N/A0.4%1.8%8.1%N/A
Didn’t Feel Safe at School0.0%0.0%0.0%N/A0.0%0.0%4.0%N/A
Had to Work0.0%0.0%0.0%N/A0.0%0.0%0.0%N/A
Had to Care for or Help a Family Member or Friend8.1%0.0%0.0%N/A0.0%0.0%0.0%N/A
Wanted to Spend Time with Friends Not from School0.0%0.0%2.9%N/A0.0%0.0%0.0%N/A
Wanted to Use Alcohol or Drugs0.0%0.0%0.0%N/A0.0%0.0%0.0%N/A
Was Behind in Schoolwork or Unprepared for Class0.0%0.0%0.0%N/A0.0%0.0%0.0%N/A
Was Bored with or Uninterested in School4.0%0.0%0.0%N/A3.3%0.0%0.0%N/A
Was Suspended0.0%0.0%0.0%N/A0.0%1.8%0.0%N/A
Other Reason4.9%12.2%14.2%N/A13.9%19.4%19.8%N/A
Two or More Reasons20.2%21.4%43.0%N/A27.1%13.9%8.1%N/A