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Disparities Data Details SA-13.1 by Race and Ethnicity for 2018

Disparities Details by Race and Ethnicity for 2018
SA-13.1 : Adolescents using alcohol or illicit drugs in past 30 days (percent, 12–17 years)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 14.2 (2015)
2020 Target: 12.8 1, 3
Desired Direction: ↓ Decrease 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 Race and Ethnicity for SA-13.1

SA-13.1 Reduce the proportion of adolescents reporting use of alcohol or any illicit drugs during the past 30 days

Adolescents using alcohol or illicit drugs in past 30 days (percent, 12–17 years)

2020 Baseline (year): 14.2 (2015)
2020 Target: 12.8 1, 3
Desired Direction: ↓ Decrease Desired
Spotlight on Disparities:
Race and Ethnicity 2018 Disparity
Asian only 6.1
CI 4.2/8.6
SE 1.103
÷ 1.000
Best rate
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only 10.4
CI 5.7/18.3
SE 3.120
÷ 1.715
CI
1.000/ 3.055
Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino 11.3
CI 9.8/13.0
SE 0.801
÷ 1.866
CI
1.000/ 2.573
Hispanic or Latino 12.1
CI 10.7/13.7
SE 0.764
÷ 2.005
CI
1.000/ 2.752
American Indian or Alaska Native only 12.5
CI 9.4/16.3
SE 1.742
÷ 2.060
CI
1.000/ 3.003
White only, not Hispanic or Latino 14.9
CI 14.0/15.9
SE 0.486
÷ 2.465
CI
1.000/ 3.341
2 or more races 15.1
CI 12.5/18.1
SE 1.417
÷ 2.491
CI
1.000/ 3.489
Average group rate excluding best group rate 12.7
...
SE 1.802
÷ 2.100
CI 1.000/ 3.069

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 — 2018
  • The best group rate for this objective, 6.1%, was attained by Asian only persons.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 15.1%, was attained by persons identifying with 2 or more races.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 9.0 percentage points.
  • The worst group rate was 2.491 times the best group rate.
  • The average rate for all other race/ethnicity groups (excluding the best), 12.7%, was 2.100 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Race and Ethnicity — 2018

Asian only persons achieved the best group rate for this objective, 6.1%.

  • The rate for the Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only population was 1.715 times the best group rate.
  • The rate for the Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino population was 1.866 times the best group rate.
  • The rate for the Hispanic or Latino population was 2.005 times the best group rate.
  • The rate for the American Indian or Alaska Native only population was 2.060 times the best group rate.
  • The rate for the White only, not Hispanic or Latino population was 2.465 times the best group rate.
  • The rate among persons identifying with 2 or more races was 2.491 times the best group rate.
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