Group 1:
Reminder
letter only
Group 2:
Letter, plus
enclosed $5
Group 3: Letter,
plus $5, plus hard-
copy questionnaire

Percent
Disability category
 Learning disability # 11.1 (9.26) 8.3 (5.76)
 Speech impairment # 11.1 (9.26) 8.3 (5.76)
 Mental retardation 9.1 (10.84) # 5.6 (4.77)
 Emotional disturbance 18.2 (14.54) 16.7 (10.98) 16.7 (7.76)
 Hearing impairment 27.3 (16.79) 5.6 (6.75) 8.3 (5.76)
 Visual impairment 9.1 (10.84) 27.8 (13.20) 5.6 (4.77)
 Orthopedic impairment 9.1 (10.84) 11.1 (9.26) 11.1 (6.55)
 Other health impairment 9.1 (10.84) # 8.3 (5.76)
 Autism # # 16.7 (7.76)
 Traumatic brain injury 18.2 (14.54) 11.1 (9.26) 2.8 (3.42)
 Multiple disabilities # 5.6 (6.75) 8.3 (5.76)
 Deaf/blindness # # #
Gender
 Male 81.8 (14.54) 61.1 (14.36) 63.9 (10.01)
 Female 18.2 (14.54) 38.9 (14.36) 36.1 (10.01)
Household income
 $25,000 or less 45.5 (18.77) 38.9 (14.36) 28.1 (9.94)
 $25,001 to $50,000 45.5 (18.77) 16.7 (10.98) 37.5 (10.70)
 More than $50,000 9.1 (10.84) 44.4 (14.64) 34.4 (10.50)
Race/ethnicity
 White 36.4 (18.13) 77.8 (12.25) 69.4 (9.60)
 African American 18.2 (14.54) 11.1 (9.26) 13.9 (7.21)
 Hispanic 45.5 (18.77) 5.6 (6.75) 13.9 (7.21)
Youth ever held back a grade 55.6 (20.70) 16.7 (10.98) 33.3 (10.26)
Youth ever suspended or expelled 55.6 (20.70) 22.2 (12.25) 27.3 (9.69)
Satisfied with school 60.0 (19.37) 82.4 (11.56) 79.4 (8.67)
N 13 20 46