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Disparities Data Details SA-14.3 by Race and Ethnicity for 2015

Disparities Details by Race and Ethnicity for 2015
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 Race and Ethnicity 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
Race and Ethnicity 2015 2 Disparity
Asian only 15.2
CI 13.3/17.4
SE 1.064
÷ 1.000
Best rate
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only 23.4
CI 18.3/29.4
SE 2.834
÷ 1.538
CI
1.000/ 1.935
Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino 25.7
CI 24.2/27.3
SE 0.788
÷ 1.687
CI
1.000/ 1.913
2 or more races 26.8
CI 23.7/30.2
SE 1.666
÷ 1.761
CI
1.000/ 2.053
American Indian or Alaska Native only 27.6
CI 24.5/30.9
SE 1.624
÷ 1.811
CI
1.000/ 2.105
White only, not Hispanic or Latino 27.7
CI 27.0/28.4
SE 0.357
÷ 1.820
CI
1.000/ 2.045
Hispanic or Latino 28.7
CI 27.3/30.1
SE 0.720
÷ 1.886
CI
1.000/ 2.131
Average group rate excluding best group rate 26.6
...
SE 1.715
÷ 1.750
CI 1.000/ 2.047

2 Baseline has been revised. See Data Details for more information.

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 — 2015
  • The best group rate for this objective, 15.2%, was attained by Asian only persons.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 28.7%, was attained by Hispanic or Latino persons.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 13.5 percentage points.
  • The worst group rate was 1.886 times the best group rate.
  • The average rate for all other race/ethnicity groups (excluding the best), 26.6%, was 1.750 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Race and Ethnicity — 2015

Asian only persons achieved the best group rate for this objective, 15.2%.

  • The rate for the Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only population was 1.538 times the best group rate.
  • The rate for the Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino population was 1.687 times the best group rate.
  • The rate among persons identifying with 2 or more races was 1.761 times the best group rate.
  • The rate for the American Indian or Alaska Native only population was 1.811 times the best group rate.
  • The rate for the White only, not Hispanic or Latino population was 1.820 times the best group rate.
  • The rate for the Hispanic or Latino population was 1.886 times the best group rate.
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