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Disparities Data Details SA-14.3 by Marital Status for 2017

Disparities Details by Marital Status for 2017
SA-14.3 : Binge drinking in past month—Adults (percent, 18+ years)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 26.9 (2015)
2020 Target: 24.2 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 Marital Status for SA-14.3

SA-14.3 Reduce the proportion of persons engaging in binge drinking during the past 30 days—adults aged 18 years and older

Binge drinking in past month—Adults (percent, 18+ years)

2020 Baseline (year): 26.9 (2015)
2020 Target: 24.2 1, 3
Desired Direction: ↓ Decrease Desired
Marital Status 2017 Disparity
Widowed 11.0
CI 9.1/13.2
SE 1.023
÷ 1.000
Best rate
Married 23.1
CI 22.3/23.8
SE 0.398
÷ 2.096
CI
1.000/ 2.449
Divorced or separated 26.6
CI 25.1/28.2
SE 0.768
÷ 2.421
CI
1.000/ 2.841
Never married 35.3
CI 34.4/36.3
SE 0.496
÷ 3.213
CI
1.000/ 3.750
Average group rate excluding best group rate 28.3
...
SE 0.705
÷ 2.577
CI 1.000/ 3.019

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 Marital Status — 2017
  • The best group rate for this objective, 11.0%, was attained by persons who were widowed.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 35.3%, was attained by persons who were never married.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 24.3 percentage points.
  • The worst group rate was 3.213 times the best group rate.
  • The average rate for all other marital status groups (excluding the best), 28.3%, was 2.577 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Marital Status — 2017

Persons who were widowed achieved the best group rate for this objective, 11.0%.

  • The rate among persons who were married was 2.096 times the best group rate.
  • The rate among persons who were divorced or separated was 2.421 times the best group rate.
  • The rate among persons who were never married was 3.213 times the best group rate.
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