Disparities Details by School Grade for 2009
TU-2.2 : Adolescent cigarette smoking in past 30 days (percent, grades 9–12)
This chart compares rates by population.
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 School Grade for TU-2.2
TU-2.2 Reduce use of cigarettes by adolescents (past month)
Adolescent cigarette smoking in past 30 days (percent, grades 9–12)
|Average group rate excluding best group rate||
CI 1.000/ 1.900
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.
- The best group rate for this objective, 13.5%, was attained by 9th grade students.
- The worst group rate for this objective, 25.2%, was attained by 12th grade students.
- The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 11.7 percentage points.
- The worst group rate was 1.862 times the best group rate.
- The average rate for all other grade/school level groups (excluding the best), 21.9%, was 1.619 times the best group rate.
9th grade students achieved the best group rate for this objective, 13.5%.
- The rate among 10th grade students was 1.349 times the best group rate.
- The rate among 11th grade students was 1.646 times the best group rate.
- The rate among 12th grade students was 1.862 times the best group rate.