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Disparities Data Details FP-13.4 by Race and Ethnicity for 2015-17

Disparities Details by Race and Ethnicity for 2015-17
FP-13.4 : Adolescent males 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): 29.2 (2006–10)
2020 Target: 32.1 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-13.4

FP-13.4 Increase the proportion of male adolescents who talked to a parent or guardian about birth control methods before they were 18 years old

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

2020 Baseline (year): 29.2 (2006–10)
2020 Target: 32.1 1
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Spotlight on Disparities:
Race and Ethnicity 2015-17 Disparity
White only, not Hispanic or Latino 37.9
CI 30.1/46.4
SE 4.114
x 1.000
Best rate
Hispanic or Latino 29.1
CI 22.0/37.3
SE 3.846
x 1.303
CI
1.000/ 1.727
Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino 25.5
CI 19.8/32.1
SE 3.064
x 1.487
CI
1.000/ 1.941
Average group rate excluding best group rate 27.3
...
SE 4.918
x 1.389
CI 1.000/ 1.963

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 — 2015-17
  • The best group rate for this objective, 37.9%, was attained by White only, not Hispanic or Latino persons.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 25.5%, was attained by Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino persons.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 12.4 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.487 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.389 times the average rate for all other race/ethnicity groups (excluding the best), 27.3%.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Race and Ethnicity — 2015-17

White only, not Hispanic or Latino persons achieved the best group rate for this objective, 37.9%.

The best group rate was:

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