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Disparities Data Details SA-14.3 by Marital Status for 2018

Disparities Details by Marital Status for 2018
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
Spotlight on Disparities:
Marital Status 2018 Disparity
Widowed 12.3
CI 10.4/14.6
SE 1.074
÷ 1.000
Best rate
Married 22.7
CI 21.9/23.5
SE 0.402
÷ 1.843
CI
1.000/ 2.134
Divorced or separated 27.2
CI 25.6/28.9
SE 0.831
÷ 2.212
CI
1.000/ 2.575
Never married 35.6
CI 34.7/36.5
SE 0.465
÷ 2.892
CI
1.000/ 3.343
Average group rate excluding best group rate 28.5
...
SE 0.731
÷ 2.316
CI 1.000/ 2.689

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 — 2018
  • The best group rate for this objective, 12.3%, was attained by persons who were widowed.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 35.6%, was attained by persons who were never married.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 23.3 percentage points.
  • The worst group rate was 2.892 times the best group rate.
  • The average rate for all other marital status groups (excluding the best), 28.5%, was 2.316 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Marital Status — 2018

Persons who were widowed achieved the best group rate for this objective, 12.3%.

  • The rate among persons who were married was 1.843 times the best group rate.
  • The rate among persons who were divorced or separated was 2.212 times the best group rate.
  • The rate among persons who were never married was 2.892 times the best group rate.
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