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Disparities Data Details SA-19.1 by Race and Ethnicity for 2016

Disparities Details by Race and Ethnicity for 2016
SA-19.1 : Persons with nonmedical use of prescription pain relievers in the past year (percent, 12+ years)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 4.7 (2015)
2020 Target: Not applicable
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 Race and Ethnicity for SA-19.1

SA-19.1 Reduce the past-year nonmedical use of pain relievers

Persons with nonmedical use of prescription pain relievers in the past year (percent, 12+ years)

2020 Baseline (year): 4.7 (2015)
2020 Target: Not applicable
Desired Direction: ↓ Decrease Desired
Race and Ethnicity 2016 Disparity
Asian only 1.9
CI 1.2/2.9
SE 0.422
÷ 1.000
Best rate
Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino 3.9
CI 3.4/4.5
SE 0.287
÷ 2.077
CI
1.000/ 3.067
American Indian or Alaska Native only 4.1
CI 3.2/5.3
SE 0.554
÷ 2.191
CI
1.000/ 3.373
Hispanic or Latino 4.2
CI 3.7/4.8
SE 0.276
÷ 2.243
CI
1.000/ 3.299
White only, not Hispanic or Latino 4.5
CI 4.3/4.8
SE 0.133
÷ 2.403
CI
1.000/ 3.491
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only 4.7
CI 2.8/7.7
SE 1.222
÷ 2.480
CI
1.000/ 4.379
2 or more races 6.1
CI 4.9/7.6
SE 0.678
÷ 3.266
CI
1.000/ 4.933
Average group rate excluding best group rate 4.6
...
SE 0.698
÷ 2.443
CI 1.000/ 3.820

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 Race and Ethnicity — 2016
  • The best group rate for this objective, 1.9%, was attained by Asian only persons.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 6.1%, was attained by persons identifying with 2 or more races.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 4.3 percentage points.
  • The worst group rate was 3.266 times the best group rate.
  • The average rate for all other race/ethnicity groups (excluding the best), 4.6%, was 2.443 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Race and Ethnicity — 2016

Asian only persons achieved the best group rate for this objective, 1.9%.

  • The rate for the Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino population was 2.077 times the best group rate.
  • The rate for the American Indian or Alaska Native only population was 2.191 times the best group rate.
  • The rate for the Hispanic or Latino population was 2.243 times the best group rate.
  • The rate for the White only, not Hispanic or Latino population was 2.403 times the best group rate.
  • The rate for the Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only population was 2.480 times the best group rate.
  • The rate among persons identifying with 2 or more races was 3.266 times the best group rate.
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