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Disparities Data Details SA-19.5 by Marital Status for 2018

Disparities Details by Marital Status for 2018
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
Spotlight on Disparities:
Marital Status 2018 Disparity
Widowed 2.5
CI 1.7/3.9
SE 0.544
÷ 1.000
Best rate
Married 3.8
CI 3.5/4.2
SE 0.177
÷ 1.504
CI
1.000/ 2.156
Divorced or separated 6.8
CI 6.0/7.7
SE 0.433
÷ 2.671
CI
1.000/ 3.855
Never married 10.6
CI 10.1/11.1
SE 0.257
÷ 4.150
CI
1.000/ 5.913
Average group rate excluding best group rate 7.1
...
SE 0.377
÷ 2.775
CI 1.000/ 3.988

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 — 2018
  • The best group rate for this objective, 2.5%, was attained by persons aged 15 years and over who were widowed.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 10.6%, 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 8.0 percentage points.
  • The worst group rate was 4.150 times the best group rate.
  • The average rate for all other marital status groups (excluding the best), 7.1%, was 2.775 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Marital Status — 2018

Persons aged 15 years and over who were widowed achieved the best group rate for this objective, 2.5%.

  • The rate among persons aged 15 years and over who were married was 1.504 times the best group rate.
  • The rate among persons aged 15 years and over who were divorced or separated was 2.671 times the best group rate.
  • The rate among persons aged 15 years and over who were never married was 4.150 times the best group rate.
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