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Disparities Data Details TU-2.2 by School Grade for 2009

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.

2020 Baseline (year): 19.5 (2009)
2020 Target: 16.0
Desired Direction: ↓ Decrease Desired
Data Source: Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS), CDC/NCHHSTP
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)

2020 Baseline (year): 19.5 (2009)
2020 Target: 16.0
Desired Direction: ↓ Decrease Desired
School Grade 2009 Disparity
9th 13.5
CI 12.0/15.3
SE 0.831
÷ 1.000
Best rate
10th 18.3
CI 15.9/21.0
SE 1.269
÷ 1.349
CI
1.000/ 1.571
11th 22.3
CI 19.6/25.2
SE 1.384
÷ 1.646
CI
1.000/ 1.901
12th 25.2
CI 22.5/28.1
SE 1.395
÷ 1.862
CI
1.000/ 2.133
Average group rate excluding best group rate 21.9
...
SE 1.654
÷ 1.619
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.

Summary measures of health disparities by School Grade — 2009
  • 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.
Detailed measures of health disparities by School Grade — 2009

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.
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