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Disparities Data Details TU-2.2 by School Grade for 2017

Disparities Details by School Grade for 2017
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 2017 Disparity
9th 5.2
CI 3.8/7.0
SE 0.783
÷ 1.000
Best rate
10th 7.6
CI 6.2/9.3
SE 0.766
÷ 1.455
CI
1.000/ 1.961
11th 9.5
CI 7.4/12.0
SE 1.128
÷ 1.821
CI
1.000/ 2.498
12th 13.4
CI 10.9/16.2
SE 1.292
÷ 2.569
CI
1.000/ 3.448
Average group rate excluding best group rate 10.1
...
SE 1.328
÷ 1.948
CI 1.000/ 2.706

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 — 2017
  • The best group rate for this objective, 5.2%, was attained by 9th grade students.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 13.4%, was attained by 12th grade students.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 8.2 percentage points.
  • The worst group rate was 2.569 times the best group rate.
  • The average rate for all other grade/school level groups (excluding the best), 10.1%, was 1.948 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by School Grade — 2017

9th grade students achieved the best group rate for this objective, 5.2%.

  • The rate among 10th grade students was 1.455 times the best group rate.
  • The rate among 11th grade students was 1.821 times the best group rate.
  • The rate among 12th grade students was 2.569 times the best group rate.
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