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Disparities Data Details SA-19.4 by Veteran Status for 2015

Disparities Details by Veteran Status for 2015
SA-19.4 : Persons with nonmedical use of prescription sedatives in the past year (percent, 12+ years)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 0.56 (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 Veteran Status for SA-19.4

SA-19.4 Reduce the past-year nonmedical use of sedatives

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

2020 Baseline (year): 0.56 (2015)
2020 Target: Not applicable
Desired Direction: ↓ Decrease Desired
Veteran Status 2015 1 Disparity
Veteran 0.53
CI 0.3/1.0
SE 0.173
÷ 1.000
Best rate
Non-veteran 0.59
CI 0.5/0.7
SE 0.047
÷ 1.107
CI
1.000/ 1.922

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 Veteran Status — 2015
  • The better group rate for this objective, 0.53%, was attained by veterans aged 17 years and over.
  • The worse group rate for this objective, 0.59%, was attained by non-veterans aged 17 years and over.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 0.06 percentage points.
  • The worst group rate was 1.107 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Veteran Status — 2015

Veterans aged 17 years and over achieved the better group rate for this objective, 0.53%.

The rate among non-veterans aged 17 years and over was 1.107 times the better group rate.

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