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Disparities Data Details SA-18.1 by Sex for 2010

Disparities Details by Sex for 2010
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 2010 Disparity
Female 0.33
CI 0.2/0.5
SE 0.084
÷ 1.000
Best rate
Male 0.72
CI 0.5/0.9
SE 0.110
÷ 2.205
CI
1.000/ 3.612

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 — 2010
  • The better group rate for this objective, 0.33%, was attained by the female population.
  • The worse group rate for this objective, 0.72%, was attained by the male population.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 0.39 percentage points.
  • The worst group rate was 2.205 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Sex — 2010

The female population achieved the better group rate for this objective, 0.33%.

The rate for male the population was 2.205 times the better group rate.

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