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Disparities Data Details TU-2.2 by School Grade for 2013

Disparities Details by School Grade for 2013
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 2013 Disparity
9th 10.2
CI 8.5/12.2
SE 0.916
÷ 1.000
Best rate
10th 13.2
CI 11.2/15.4
SE 1.035
÷ 1.295
CI
1.000/ 1.577
12th 19.2
CI 16.4/22.2
SE 1.445
÷ 1.885
CI
1.000/ 2.287
11th 21.1
CI 16.7/26.2
SE 2.361
÷ 2.072
CI
1.000/ 2.626
Average group rate excluding best group rate 17.8
...
SE 2.090
÷ 1.751
CI 1.000/ 2.234

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 — 2013
  • The best group rate for this objective, 10.2%, was attained by 9th grade students.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 21.1%, was attained by 11th grade students.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 10.9 percentage points.
  • The worst group rate was 2.072 times the best group rate.
  • The average rate for all other grade/school level groups (excluding the best), 17.8%, was 1.751 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by School Grade — 2013

9th grade students achieved the best group rate for this objective, 10.2%.

  • The rate among 10th grade students was 1.295 times the best group rate.
  • The rate among 12th grade students was 1.885 times the best group rate.
  • The rate among 11th grade students was 2.072 times the best group rate.
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