How to interpret results

Tables

The title indicates what the table is about; the column headings provide information about the indicator, including gender, age group and ethnicity; column one provides information about the indicator, including name, years of data and type of measure; the numbers in the table cells give the rate or prevalence for the indicator, and the numbers in brackets show the 95 percent confidence interval, indicating the range of values that have a 95% probability of enclosing the true value. Below the table, the notes provide extra information about the indicators and the source acknowledges where the data for each indicator have been sourced from.

Text description: This diagram describes how to interpret the data tables in this section. The data tables present information about an indicator, what the prevalence or rate is of the indicator, and where the data for the indicator comes from.

Figures

The caption indicates what the graph is about; the legend shows who or what is represented by the different colours in the graph; and the x-axis title provides information abotu the units of measure used. The length of the bars indicates the value of the rate or prevalence and the horizontal line at the end of each bar indicates the 95 percent confidence interval. The difference between two rates is statistically significant when the lines do not overlap.

Text description: This diagram describes how to interpret the figures in this section. The figures present information about an indicator graphically, what the prevalence or rate is of the indicator, and where the data for the indicator comes from.

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