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Disparities Data Details TU-1.1 by Race and Ethnicity for 2018

Disparities Details by Race and Ethnicity for 2018
TU-1.1 : Adult cigarette smoking (age adjusted, percent, 18+ years)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 20.6 (2008)
2020 Target: 12.0
Desired Direction: ↓ Decrease Desired
Data Source: National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
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 Race and Ethnicity for TU-1.1

TU-1.1 Reduce cigarette smoking by adults

Adult cigarette smoking (age adjusted, percent, 18+ years)

2020 Baseline (year): 20.6 (2008)
2020 Target: 12.0
Desired Direction: ↓ Decrease Desired
Spotlight on Disparities:
Race and Ethnicity 2018 Disparity
Asian only 6.8
CI 5.2/8.4
SE 0.828
÷ 1.000
Best rate
Hispanic or Latino 9.9
CI 8.5/11.2
SE 0.675
÷ 1.457
CI
1.000/ 1.834
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only 14.5
CI 6.3/22.7
SE 4.167
÷ 2.139
CI
1.000/ 3.576
Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino 14.6
CI 13.0/16.2
SE 0.840
÷ 2.156
CI
1.000/ 2.692
White only, not Hispanic or Latino 15.6
CI 14.9/16.4
SE 0.384
÷ 2.310
CI
1.000/ 2.836
2 or more races 17.2
CI 13.1/21.2
SE 2.073
÷ 2.536
CI
1.000/ 3.364
American Indian or Alaska Native only 24.1
CI 15.7/32.4
SE 4.257
÷ 3.554
CI
1.000/ 5.062
Average group rate excluding best group rate 16.0
...
SE 2.867
÷ 2.359
CI 1.000/ 3.371

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 Race and Ethnicity — 2018
  • The best group rate for this objective, 6.8% (age adjusted), was attained by Asian only persons.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 24.1% (age adjusted), was attained by American Indian or Alaska Native only persons.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 17.3 percentage points.
  • The worst group rate was 3.554 times the best group rate.
  • The average rate for all other race/ethnicity groups (excluding the best), 16.0% (age adjusted), was 2.359 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Race and Ethnicity — 2018

Asian only persons achieved the best group rate for this objective, 6.8% (age adjusted).

  • The rate for the Hispanic or Latino population was 1.457 times the best group rate.
  • The rate for the Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only population was 2.139 times the best group rate.
  • The rate for the Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino population was 2.156 times the best group rate.
  • The rate for the White only, not Hispanic or Latino population was 2.310 times the best group rate.
  • The rate among persons identifying with 2 or more races was 2.536 times the best group rate.
  • The rate for the American Indian or Alaska Native only population was 3.554 times the best group rate.
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