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Disparities Data Details FP-13.3 by Race and Ethnicity for 2011-15

Disparities Details by Race and Ethnicity for 2011-15
FP-13.3 : Adolescent females who talked to a parent about birth control before age 18 years (percent, 15–19 years)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 51.0 (2006–10)
2020 Target: 56.1 1
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Data Source: National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG), CDC/NCHS
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 Race and Ethnicity for FP-13.3

FP-13.3 Increase the proportion of female adolescents who talked to a parent or guardian about birth control methods before they were 18 years old

Adolescent females who talked to a parent about birth control before age 18 years (percent, 15–19 years)

2020 Baseline (year): 51.0 (2006–10)
2020 Target: 56.1 1
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Race and Ethnicity 2011-15 Disparity
White only, not Hispanic or Latino 57.8
CI 53.3/62.2
SE 2.253
x 1.000
Best rate
Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino 48.1
CI 41.1/55.3
SE 3.608
x 1.201
CI
1.000/ 1.380
Hispanic or Latino 46.1
CI 40.8/51.5
SE 2.708
x 1.253
CI
1.000/ 1.407
Average group rate excluding best group rate 47.1
...
SE 4.511
x 1.226
CI 1.000/ 1.454

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 Race and Ethnicity — 2011-15
  • The best group rate for this objective, 57.8%, was attained by White only, not Hispanic or Latino persons.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 46.1%, was attained by Hispanic or Latino persons.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 11.7 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.253 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.226 times the average rate for all other race/ethnicity groups (excluding the best), 47.1%.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Race and Ethnicity — 2011-15

White only, not Hispanic or Latino persons achieved the best group rate for this objective, 57.8%.

The best group rate was:

  • 1.201 times the rate for the Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino population.
  • 1.253 times the rate for the Hispanic or Latino population.
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