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.
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)
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.
- 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.
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.