Table 7_2_2-1

2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

The National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) is a comprehensive national overview of quality of health care in the United States. It is organized around four dimensions of quality of care: effectiveness, patient safety, timeliness, and patient centeredness.

Table 7_2_2.1
People age 12 and over treated for substance abuse who completed treatment course, United States, 2002 and 2005
Population group20052002
Number of dischargesPercentNumber of dischargesPercent
Total1,476,11545.0861,64240.9
Age12–19169,02641.3116,17839.4
20–39772,21842.7472,09738.9
40 and over534,87149.4273,36745.0
EthnicityHispanic, all races217,80746.083,26540.0
Non-Hispanic, White829,68946.7518,55543.6
Non-Hispanic, Black340,64940.4214,17534.7
GenderMale1,008,54647.1588,39943.4
Female467,36540.4273,21635.5
Education, age 18 and overLess than high school562,59141.0334,55036.6
High school graduate583,12446.3336,38742.6
At least some college291,85950.0159,07846.2

Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set discharge data set; discharges reported through April 28, 2008.

 

Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 7_2_2-1: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr08/7_mentalhealthsubstanceabuse/T7_2_2-1.html