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Disparities Data Details SA-3.6 by Geographic Location for 2012

Disparities Details by Geographic Location for 2012
SA-3.6 : Adolescents who disapprove of trying marijuana or hashish once or twice—12th graders (percent)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 54.8 (2009)
2020 Target: 60.3
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Data Source: Monitoring the Future Study (MTF), NIH/NIDA
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 Geographic Location for SA-3.6

SA-3.6 Increase the proportion of adolescents who disapprove of trying marijuana or hashish once or twice—12th graders

Adolescents who disapprove of trying marijuana or hashish once or twice—12th graders (percent)

2020 Baseline (year): 54.8 (2009)
2020 Target: 60.3
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Geographic Location 2012 Disparity
Non-metropolitan 58.3
CI 51.4/65.3
SE 3.405
x 1.000
Best rate
Metropolitan 46.4
CI 43.1/49.8
SE 1.673
x 1.256
CI
1.000/ 1.406

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 Geographic Location — 2012
  • The better group rate for this objective, 58.3%, was attained by persons living in a non-metropolitan area.
  • The worse group rate for this objective, 46.4%, was attained by persons living in a metropolitan area.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 11.9 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.256 times the worst group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Geographic Location — 2012

Persons living in a non-metropolitan area achieved the better group rate for this objective, 58.3%.

The better group rate was 1.256 times the rate among persons living in a metropolitan area.

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