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Disparities Data Details SA-14.3 by Educational Attainment for 2018

Disparities Details by Educational Attainment 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 Educational Attainment 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
Educational Attainment 2018 Disparity
Advanced degree 22.1
CI 20.7/23.6
SE 0.757
÷ 1.000
Best rate
< High school 22.9
CI 21.2/24.7
SE 0.871
÷ 1.036
CI
1.000/ 1.127
High school 25.8
CI 24.6/27.0
SE 0.601
÷ 1.166
CI
1.000/ 1.249
4-year college degree 26.6
CI 25.2/28.0
SE 0.691
÷ 1.203
CI
1.000/ 1.291
Some college 26.9
CI 25.8/28.1
SE 0.603
÷ 1.218
CI
1.000/ 1.303
Average group rate excluding best group rate 25.5
...
SE 0.809
÷ 1.156
CI 1.000/ 1.248

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 Educational Attainment — 2018
  • The best group rate for this objective, 22.1%, was attained by persons aged 25 years and over with an advanced degree.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 26.9%, was attained by persons aged 25 years and over with some college education.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 4.8 percentage points.
  • The worst group rate was 1.218 times the best group rate.
  • The average rate for all other educational attainment groups (excluding the best), 25.5%, was 1.156 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Educational Attainment — 2018

Persons aged 25 years and over with an advanced degree achieved the best group rate for this objective, 22.1%.

  • The rate among persons aged 25 years and over with a less than high school education was <1.1 times the best group rate.
  • The rate among persons aged 25 years and over with a high school education was 1.166 times the best group rate.
  • The rate among persons aged 25 years and over with a 4-year college degree was 1.203 times the best group rate.
  • The rate among persons aged 25 years and over with some college education was 1.218 times the best group rate.
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