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

Year(s): 2013-2015

Colusa CountyPercent
Reason7th Grade9th Grade11th GradeNon-Traditional7th Grade9th Grade11th GradeNon-Traditional
Didn’t Miss Any SchoolS34.3%24.3%N/AS45.8%33.0%N/A
Illness (including respiratory and dental problems)S31.5%18.2%N/AS31.9%25.0%N/A
Felt Very Sad, Hopeless, Anxious, Stressed, or AngryS2.8%3.7%N/AS0.0%0.8%N/A
Didn’t Get Enough SleepS1.5%0.3%N/AS0.0%0.9%N/A
Didn’t Feel Safe at SchoolS0.3%1.2%N/AS0.0%0.0%N/A
Had to WorkS0.0%1.4%N/AS0.0%0.8%N/A
Had to Care for or Help a Family Member or FriendS1.4%0.4%N/AS2.0%1.8%N/A
Wanted to Spend Time with Friends Not from SchoolS0.0%0.0%N/AS0.0%1.9%N/A
Wanted to Use Alcohol or DrugsS0.8%0.0%N/AS0.0%0.0%N/A
Was Behind in Schoolwork or Unprepared for ClassS0.0%0.0%N/AS0.0%0.0%N/A
Was Bored with or Uninterested in SchoolS1.2%0.9%N/AS0.8%0.0%N/A
Was SuspendedS0.8%0.0%N/AS0.0%0.9%N/A
Other ReasonS16.0%13.2%N/AS9.3%11.8%N/A
Two or More ReasonsS9.4%36.5%N/AS10.2%23.0%N/A