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Disparities Data Details SA-8.2 by Educational Attainment for 2018

Disparities Details by Educational Attainment for 2018
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
Spotlight on Disparities:
Educational Attainment 2018 Disparity
< High school 23.9
CI 17.7/31.5
SE 3.534
x 1.000
Best rate
High school 14.3
CI 11.4/17.9
SE 1.655
x 1.669
CI
1.000/ 2.272
Some college 14.1
CI 11.5/17.2
SE 1.447
x 1.696
CI
1.000/ 2.280
4-year college degree 7.8
CI 5.5/11.1
SE 1.413
x 3.047
CI
1.000/ 4.470
Advanced degree 3.0
CI 1.6/5.3
SE 0.887
x 8.081
CI
1.000/14.002
Average group rate excluding best group rate 9.8
...
SE 1.594
x 2.438
CI 1.000/ 3.498

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 — 2018
  • The best group rate for this objective, 23.9%, was attained by persons aged 25 years and over with a less than high school education.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 3.0%, 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 21.0 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 8.081 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 2.438 times the average rate for all other educational attainment groups (excluding the best), 9.8%.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Educational Attainment — 2018

Persons aged 25 years and over with a less than high school education achieved the best group rate for this objective, 23.9%.

The best group rate was:

  • 1.669 times the rate among persons aged 25 years and over with a high school education.
  • 1.696 times the rate among persons aged 25 years and over with some college education.
  • 3.047 times the rate among persons aged 25 years and over with a 4-year college degree.
  • 8.081 times the rate among persons aged 25 years and over with an advanced degree.
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