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

Year(s): 2013-2015

San Bernardino CountyPercent
FemaleMale
Reason7th Grade9th Grade11th GradeNon-Traditional7th Grade9th Grade11th GradeNon-Traditional
Didn’t Miss Any SchoolSSSSSSSS
Illness (including respiratory and dental problems)SSSSSSSS
Felt Very Sad, Hopeless, Anxious, Stressed, or AngrySSSSSSSS
Didn’t Get Enough SleepSSSSSSSS
Didn’t Feel Safe at SchoolSSSSSSSS
Had to WorkSSSSSSSS
Had to Care for or Help a Family Member or FriendSSSSSSSS
Wanted to Spend Time with Friends Not from SchoolSSSSSSSS
Wanted to Use Alcohol or DrugsSSSSSSSS
Was Behind in Schoolwork or Unprepared for ClassSSSSSSSS
Was Bored with or Uninterested in SchoolSSSSSSSS
Was SuspendedSSSSSSSS
Other ReasonSSSSSSSS
Two or More ReasonsSSSSSSSS