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Disparities Data Details SA-18.1 by Sex for 2018

Disparities Details by Sex for 2018
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
Spotlight on Disparities:
Sex 2018 Disparity
Male 0.56
CI 0.4/0.8
SE 0.104
÷ 1.000
Best rate
Female 0.66
CI 0.4/0.9
SE 0.134
÷ 1.179
CI
1.000/ 1.856

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 — 2018
  • The better group rate for this objective, 0.56%, was attained by the male population.
  • The worse group rate for this objective, 0.66%, was attained by the female population.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 0.10 percentage points.
  • The worst group rate was 1.179 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Sex — 2018

The male population achieved the better group rate for this objective, 0.56%.

The rate for female the population was 1.179 times the better group rate.

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