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Disparities Data Details TU-2.2 by Race and Ethnicity for 2017

Disparities Details by Race and Ethnicity 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 Race and Ethnicity 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
Race and Ethnicity 2017 Disparity
Asian only 4.2
CI 2.5/7.2
SE 1.115
÷ 1.000
Best rate
Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino 4.4
CI 3.2/5.9
SE 0.651
÷ 1.029
CI
1.000/ 1.695
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only 5.4
CI 3.1/9.2
SE 1.447
÷ 1.274
CI
1.000/ 2.365
Hispanic or Latino 7.0
CI 5.8/8.6
SE 0.702
÷ 1.666
CI
1.000/ 2.648
2 or more races 7.8
CI 5.7/10.5
SE 1.169
÷ 1.840
CI
1.000/ 3.031
American Indian or Alaska Native only 9.8
CI 6.2/15.2
SE 2.190
÷ 2.313
CI
1.000/ 4.084
White only, not Hispanic or Latino 11.1
CI 9.0/13.6
SE 1.138
÷ 2.615
CI
1.000/ 4.165
Average group rate excluding best group rate 7.6
...
SE 1.447
÷ 1.790
CI 1.000/ 3.057

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 — 2017
  • The best group rate for this objective, 4.2%, was attained by Asian only persons.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 11.1%, was attained by White only, not Hispanic or Latino persons.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 6.8 percentage points.
  • The worst group rate was 2.615 times the best group rate.
  • The average rate for all other race/ethnicity groups (excluding the best), 7.6%, was 1.790 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Race and Ethnicity — 2017

Asian only persons achieved the best group rate for this objective, 4.2%.

  • The rate for the Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino population was <1.1 times the best group rate.
  • The rate for the Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only population was 1.274 times the best group rate.
  • The rate for the Hispanic or Latino population was 1.666 times the best group rate.
  • The rate among persons identifying with 2 or more races was 1.840 times the best group rate.
  • The rate for the American Indian or Alaska Native only population was 2.313 times the best group rate.
  • The rate for the White only, not Hispanic or Latino population was 2.615 times the best group rate.
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