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Disparities Data Details AH-5.5 by Sex for 2008

Disparities Details by Sex for 2008
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 Sex 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
Sex 2008 2 Disparity
Female 27.1
CI 26.0/28.3
SE 0.608
x 1.000
Best rate
Male 25.7
CI 24.5/26.8
SE 0.581
x 1.057
CI
1.000/ 1.114

2 Baseline has been revised. See Data Details for more information.

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 Sex — 2008
  • The better group rate for this objective, 27.1%, was attained by the female population.
  • The worse group rate for this objective, 25.7%, was attained by the male population.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 1.5 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was <1.100 times the worst group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Sex — 2008

The female population achieved the better group rate for this objective, 27.1%.

The better group rate was <1.1 times the rate for the male population.

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