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Disparities Data Details SA-18.1 by Sex for 2009

Disparities Details by Sex for 2009
SA-18.1 : Steroid use among 8th graders in the past year (percent)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 0.78 (2009)
2020 Target: Not applicable
Desired Direction: ↓ Decrease Desired
Data Source: Monitoring the Future Study (MTF), NIH/NIDA
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 Sex for SA-18.1

SA-18.1 Reduce steroid use among 8th graders

Steroid use among 8th graders in the past year (percent)

2020 Baseline (year): 0.78 (2009)
2020 Target: Not applicable
Desired Direction: ↓ Decrease Desired
Sex 2009 1 Disparity
Female 0.46
CI 0.3/0.7
SE 0.099
÷ 1.000
Best rate
Male 1.02
CI 0.7/1.3
SE 0.149
÷ 2.214
CI
1.000/ 3.388

1 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 Sex — 2009
  • The better group rate for this objective, 0.46%, was attained by the female population.
  • The worse group rate for this objective, 1.02%, was attained by the male population.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 0.56 percentage points.
  • The worst group rate was 2.214 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Sex — 2009

The female population achieved the better group rate for this objective, 0.46%.

The rate for male the population was 2.214 times the better group rate.

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