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Disparities Data Details AH-5.5 by Geographic Location for 2016

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.

2020 Baseline (year): 26.4 (2008)
2020 Target: 29.0 1, 3
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Data Source: National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), SAMHSA
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)

2020 Baseline (year): 26.4 (2008)
2020 Target: 29.0 1, 3
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Geographic Location 2016 Disparity
Non-metropolitan 28.5
CI 26.3/30.7
SE 1.122
x 1.000
Best rate
Metropolitan 27.6
CI 26.6/28.7
SE 0.534
x 1.030
CI
1.000/ 1.107

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.

Summary measures of health disparities by Geographic Location — 2016
  • 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.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Geographic Location — 2016

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.

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