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Disparities Data Details SA-19.5 by Marital Status for 2016

Disparities Details by Marital Status for 2016
SA-19.5 : Persons with nonmedical use of any prescription psychotherapeutic drug in the past year (percent, 12+ years)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 7.1 (2015)
2020 Target: 6.4 1
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 Marital Status for SA-19.5

SA-19.5 Reduce the past-year nonmedical use of any psychotherapeutic drug (including pain relievers, tranquilizers, stimulants, and sedatives)

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

2020 Baseline (year): 7.1 (2015)
2020 Target: 6.4 1
Desired Direction: ↓ Decrease Desired
Marital Status 2016 Disparity
Widowed 4.0
CI 2.9/5.4
SE 0.641
÷ 1.000
Best rate
Married 4.4
CI 4.1/4.8
SE 0.187
÷ 1.112
CI
1.000/ 1.462
Divorced or separated 7.1
CI 6.3/8.0
SE 0.437
÷ 1.794
CI
1.000/ 2.382
Never married 11.8
CI 11.3/12.3
SE 0.265
÷ 2.969
CI
1.000/ 3.879
Average group rate excluding best group rate 7.8
...
SE 0.385
÷ 1.958
CI 1.000/ 2.583

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 Marital Status — 2016
  • The best group rate for this objective, 4.0%, was attained by persons aged 15 years and over who were widowed.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 11.8%, was attained by persons aged 15 years and over who were never married.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 7.8 percentage points.
  • The worst group rate was 2.969 times the best group rate.
  • The average rate for all other marital status groups (excluding the best), 7.8%, was 1.958 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Marital Status — 2016

Persons aged 15 years and over who were widowed achieved the best group rate for this objective, 4.0%.

  • The rate among persons aged 15 years and over who were married was 1.112 times the best group rate.
  • The rate among persons aged 15 years and over who were divorced or separated was 1.794 times the best group rate.
  • The rate among persons aged 15 years and over who were never married was 2.969 times the best group rate.
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