Disparities Details by Geographic Location for 2016
AH-5.5 : Adolescents who consider school work to be meaningful and important (percent, 12–17 years)
This chart compares rates by population.
Error Bar (I) represents the 95% confidence interval.
Additional footnotes may apply to these data. Please refer to footnotes below the data table for further information.
See also Disparities Overview by Geographic Location for AH-5.5
AH-5.5 Increase the proportion of adolescents who consider their school work to be meaningful and important
Adolescents who consider school work to be meaningful and important (percent, 12–17 years)
Data are subject to revision and may have changed since a previous release.
Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.
Data are not available or not collected for populations not shown.
CI: 95% confidence interval.
- The better group rate for this objective, 28.5%, was attained by persons living in a non-metropolitan area.
- The worse group rate for this objective, 27.6%, was attained by persons living in a metropolitan area.
- The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 0.8 percentage points.
- The best group rate was <1.100 times the worst group rate.
Persons living in a non-metropolitan area achieved the better group rate for this objective, 28.5%.
The better group rate was <1.1 times the rate among persons living in a metropolitan area.