Visit coronavirus.gov for the latest Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) updates.

You are here

Disparities Data Details SA-13.2 by Age Group for 2012

Disparities Details by Age Group for 2012
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 2012 Disparity
12-13 years 1.2
CI 0.9/1.5
SE 0.164
÷ 1.000
Best rate
14-15 years 6.1
CI 5.5/6.8
SE 0.343
÷ 5.317
CI
1.000/ 6.835
16-17 years 14.0
CI 13.0/15.1
SE 0.53
÷ 12.171
CI
1.000/15.503
Average group rate excluding best group rate 10.1
...
SE 0.631
÷ 8.744
CI 1.000/11.289

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 — 2012
  • The best group rate for this objective, 1.2%, was attained by adolescents aged 12-13 years.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 14.0%, was attained by adolescents aged 16-17 years.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 12.9 percentage points.
  • The worst group rate was 12.171 times the best group rate.
  • The average rate for all other age groups (excluding the best), 10.1%, was 8.744 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Age Group — 2012

Adolescents aged 12-13 years achieved the best group rate for this objective, 1.2%.

  • The rate among adolescents aged 14-15 years was 5.317 times the best group rate.
  • The rate among adolescents aged 16-17 years was 12.171 times the best group rate.
FootnotesShow Footnotes