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Disparities Data Details SA-2.2 by Age Group for 2014

Disparities Details by Age Group for 2014
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.

2020 Baseline (year): 94.3 (2008)
2020 Target: 96.3 1, 3
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase 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 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)

2020 Baseline (year): 94.3 (2008)
2020 Target: 96.3 1, 3
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Age Group 2014 Disparity
12-13 years 98.3
CI 97.7/98.7
SE 0.254
x 1.000
Best rate
14-15 years 94.1
CI 93.3/94.8
SE 0.380
x 1.045
CI
1.000/ 1.053
16-17 years 90.5
CI 89.3/91.6
SE 0.578
x 1.086
CI
1.000/ 1.098
Average group rate excluding best group rate 92.3
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SE 0.692
x 1.065
CI 1.000/ 1.079

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 Age Group — 2014
  • The best group rate for this objective, 98.3%, was attained by adolescents aged 12-13 years.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 90.5%, was attained by adolescents aged 16-17 years.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 7.8 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was <1.100 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was <1.100 times the average rate for all other age groups (excluding the best), 92.3%.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Age Group — 2014

Adolescents aged 12-13 years achieved the best group rate for this objective, 98.3%.

The best group rate was:

  • <1.1 times the rate among adolescents aged 14-15 years.
  • <1.1 times the rate among adolescents aged 16-17 years.
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