Correlation coefficients between student mathematics score and various measures of student social class, for U.S. and select comparison countries, provinces, and states, TIMSS 2007
|Country or province||Sample size A||Books in the home (BH)||BH + mother’s education||BH + mother’s education + articles in home||Sample size B||Books in the home||BH + highest parental education||BH + highest parental education + articles in home|
|British Columbia, Canada||4,053||0.28||0.28||0.34||4,072||0.28||0.31||0.36|
Notes: Sample size A = sample size when including books in the home, mother's education, and articles in the home. Both BH and BH+ME. Sample size B = sample size when including books in the home, highest parental education, and articles in the home. Correlations shown for sample size A all use the same observations in sample A; correlations shown for sample size B all use the same observations in sample B.
Source: Authors' analysis of Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) 2007 database (Boston College International Study Center) for each country, province, or state
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