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Disparities Data Details SA-14.3 by Age Group for 2015

Disparities Details by Age Group 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 Age Group 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
Age Group 2015 2 Disparity
65 years and over 10.0
CI 8.9/11.3
SE 0.592
÷ 1.000
Best rate
45-64 years 24.0
CI 23.0/25.1
SE 0.546
÷ 2.393
CI
1.000/ 2.655
18-44 years 35.9
CI 35.2/36.6
SE 0.359
÷ 3.581
CI
1.000/ 3.951
Average group rate excluding best group rate 30.0
...
SE 0.653
÷ 2.987
CI 1.000/ 3.312

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 Age Group — 2015
  • The best group rate for this objective, 10.0%, was attained by persons aged 65 years and over.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 35.9%, was attained by persons aged 18-44 years.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 25.9 percentage points.
  • The worst group rate was 3.581 times the best group rate.
  • The average rate for all other age groups (excluding the best), 30.0%, was 2.987 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Age Group — 2015

Persons aged 65 years and over achieved the best group rate for this objective, 10.0%.

  • The rate among persons aged 45-64 years was 2.393 times the best group rate.
  • The rate among persons aged 18-44 years was 3.581 times the best group rate.
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