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Disparities Data Details SA-18.3 by Geographic Location for 2018

Disparities Details by Geographic Location for 2018
SA-18.3 : Steroid use among 12th graders in the past year (percent)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 1.49 (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 Geographic Location for SA-18.3

SA-18.3 Reduce steroid use among 12th graders

Steroid use among 12th graders in the past year (percent)

2020 Baseline (year): 1.49 (2009)
2020 Target: Not applicable
Desired Direction: ↓ Decrease Desired
Spotlight on Disparities:
Geographic Location 2018 Disparity
Non-metropolitan 0.94
CI 0.3/1.6
SE 0.315
÷ 1.000
Best rate
Metropolitan 1.16
CI 0.8/1.5
SE 0.191
÷ 1.236
CI
1.000/ 2.287

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 Geographic Location — 2018
  • The better group rate for this objective, 0.94%, was attained by persons living in a non-metropolitan area.
  • The worse group rate for this objective, 1.16%, was attained by persons living in a metropolitan area.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 0.22 percentage points.
  • The worst group rate was 1.236 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Geographic Location — 2018

Persons living in a non-metropolitan area achieved the better group rate for this objective, 0.94%.

The rate among persons living in a metropolitan area was 1.236 times the better group rate.

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