Reasons for School Absence in Past Month, by Grade Level

Year(s): 2017-2019

Yuba CountyPercent
Reason for AbsenceGrade 7Grade 9Grade 11Non-Traditional
Didn’t Miss Any School43.6%39.2%33.5%S
Illness (including respiratory and dental problems)21.0%19.3%25.4%S
Felt Very Sad, Hopeless, Anxious, Stressed, or Angry0.1%0.0%0.0%S
Didn’t Get Enough Sleep1.2%1.8%0.7%S
Didn’t Feel Safe at School0.7%2.0%0.4%S
Had to Work0.1%0.0%0.0%S
Had to Care for or Help a Family Member or Friend0.9%1.0%0.9%S
Wanted to Spend Time with Friends Not from School0.1%0.3%0.3%S
Wanted to Use Alcohol or Drugs0.0%0.5%0.0%S
Was Behind in Schoolwork or Unprepared for Class0.0%0.0%0.2%S
Was Bored with or Uninterested in School0.0%0.1%0.2%S
Was Suspended0.8%0.1%0.2%S
Other Reason10.8%10.5%10.1%S
Two or More Reasons20.6%25.2%28.2%S