Disparities Details by Age Group for 2009
SA-2.2 : At risk adolescents who, in the past year, refrained from marijuana use for the first time (percent, 12–17 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 Age Group for SA-2.2
SA-2.2 Increase the proportion of at risk adolescents aged 12 to 17 years who, in the past year, refrained from using marijuana for the first time
At risk adolescents who, in the past year, refrained from marijuana use for the first time (percent, 12–17 years)
|12-13 years|| 98.9
|14-15 years|| 92.4
|16-17 years|| 89.8
|Average group rate excluding best group rate||
CI 1.000/ 1.099
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 best group rate for this objective, 98.9%, was attained by adolescents aged 12-13 years.
- The worst group rate for this objective, 89.8%, was attained by adolescents aged 16-17 years.
- The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 9.1 percentage points.
- The best group rate was 1.101 times the worst group rate.
- The best group rate was <1.100 times the average rate for all other age groups (excluding the best), 91.1%.
Adolescents aged 12-13 years achieved the best group rate for this objective, 98.9%.
The best group rate was:
- <1.1 times the rate among adolescents aged 14-15 years.
- 1.101 times the rate among adolescents aged 16-17 years.