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Disparities Data Details SA-8.2 by Educational Attainment for 2015

Disparities Details by Educational Attainment for 2015
SA-8.2 : Persons who needed and received illicit drugs and/or alcohol treatment at a specialty facility in the past year (percent, 12+ years)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 10.8 (2015)
2020 Target: 11.9 1
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 Educational Attainment for SA-8.2

SA-8.2 Increase the proportion of persons who need alcohol and/or illicit drug treatment and received specialty treatment for abuse or dependence in the past year

Persons who needed and received illicit drugs and/or alcohol treatment at a specialty facility in the past year (percent, 12+ years)

2020 Baseline (year): 10.8 (2015)
2020 Target: 11.9 1
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Educational Attainment 2015 2 Disparity
High school 18.6
CI 15.1/22.7
SE 1.949
x 1.000
Best rate
< High school 13.4
CI 9.8/18.1
SE 2.107
x 1.390
CI
1.000/ 1.897
Some college 11.2
CI 9.1/13.6
SE 1.143
x 1.664
CI
1.000/ 2.117
4-year college degree 7.8
CI 5.4/11.1
SE 1.425
x 2.377
CI
1.000/ 3.358
Advanced degree 6.3
CI 3.4/11.4
SE 1.950
x 2.953
CI
1.000/ 5.056
Average group rate excluding best group rate 9.7
...
SE 1.965
x 1.923
CI 1.000/ 2.801

2 Baseline has been revised. See Data Details for more information.

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 Educational Attainment — 2015
  • The best group rate for this objective, 18.6%, was attained by persons aged 25 years and over with a high school education.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 6.3%, was attained by persons aged 25 years and over with an advanced degree.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 12.3 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 2.953 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.923 times the average rate for all other educational attainment groups (excluding the best), 9.7%.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Educational Attainment — 2015

Persons aged 25 years and over with a high school education achieved the best group rate for this objective, 18.6%.

The best group rate was:

  • 1.390 times the rate among persons aged 25 years and over with a less than high school education.
  • 1.664 times the rate among persons aged 25 years and over with some college education.
  • 2.377 times the rate among persons aged 25 years and over with a 4-year college degree.
  • 2.953 times the rate among persons aged 25 years and over with an advanced degree.
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