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Disparities Data Details SA-19.4 by Veteran Status for 2018

Disparities Details by Veteran Status for 2018
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
Spotlight on Disparities:
Veteran Status 2018 Disparity
Non-veteran 0.40
CI 0.3/0.5
SE 0.036
÷ 1.000
Best rate
Veteran 0.49
CI 0.2/1.1
SE 0.204
÷ 1.225
CI
1.000/ 2.451

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 — 2018
  • The better group rate for this objective, 0.40%, was attained by non-veterans aged 17 years and over.
  • The worse group rate for this objective, 0.49%, was attained by veterans aged 17 years and over.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 0.09 percentage points.
  • The worst group rate was 1.225 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Veteran Status — 2018

Non-veterans aged 17 years and over achieved the better group rate for this objective, 0.40%.

The rate among veterans aged 17 years and over was 1.225 times the better group rate.

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