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Disparities Data Details SA-8.2 by Educational Attainment for 2017

Disparities Details by Educational Attainment for 2017
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 2017 Disparity
< High school 21.5
CI 16.2/27.9
SE 2.980
x 1.000
Best rate
High school 19.5
CI 15.5/24.2
SE 2.214
x 1.100
CI
1.000/ 1.477
Some college 15.2
CI 12.7/18.1
SE 1.382
x 1.414
CI
1.000/ 1.857
4-year college degree 5.2
CI 3.2/8.2
SE 1.234
x 4.155
CI
1.000/ 6.543
Advanced degree 5.0
CI 2.7/9.1
SE 1.552
x 4.332
CI
1.000/ 7.610
Average group rate excluding best group rate 11.2
...
SE 1.892
x 1.916
CI 1.000/ 2.744

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 — 2017
  • The best group rate for this objective, 21.5%, was attained by persons aged 25 years and over with a less than high school education.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 5.0%, 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 16.5 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 4.332 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.916 times the average rate for all other educational attainment groups (excluding the best), 11.2%.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Educational Attainment — 2017

Persons aged 25 years and over with a less than high school education achieved the best group rate for this objective, 21.5%.

The best group rate was:

  • <1.1 times the rate among persons aged 25 years and over with a high school education.
  • 1.414 times the rate among persons aged 25 years and over with some college education.
  • 4.155 times the rate among persons aged 25 years and over with a 4-year college degree.
  • 4.332 times the rate among persons aged 25 years and over with an advanced degree.
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