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Disparities Data Details SA-13.2 by Age Group for 2008

Disparities Details by Age Group for 2008
SA-13.2 : Adolescents using marijuana in past 30 days (percent, 12–17 years)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 6.7 (2008)
2020 Target: 6.0
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 Age Group for SA-13.2

SA-13.2 Reduce the proportion of adolescents reporting use of marijuana during the past 30 days

Adolescents using marijuana in past 30 days (percent, 12–17 years)

2020 Baseline (year): 6.7 (2008)
2020 Target: 6.0
Desired Direction: ↓ Decrease Desired
Age Group 2008 Disparity
12-13 years 1.0
CI 0.7/1.4
SE 0.167
÷ 1.000
Best rate
14-15 years 5.8
CI 5.1/6.5
SE 0.347
÷ 5.971
CI
1.000/ 8.069
16-17 years 12.8
CI 11.9/13.7
SE 0.473
÷ 13.228
CI
1.000/17.691
Average group rate excluding best group rate 9.3
...
SE 0.587
÷ 9.600
CI 1.000/12.994

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 Age Group — 2008
  • The best group rate for this objective, 1.0%, was attained by adolescents aged 12-13 years.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 12.8%, was attained by adolescents aged 16-17 years.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 11.8 percentage points.
  • The worst group rate was 13.228 times the best group rate.
  • The average rate for all other age groups (excluding the best), 9.3%, was 9.600 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Age Group — 2008

Adolescents aged 12-13 years achieved the best group rate for this objective, 1.0%.

  • The rate among adolescents aged 14-15 years was 5.971 times the best group rate.
  • The rate among adolescents aged 16-17 years was 13.228 times the best group rate.
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