Table 7_2_2-2a

2009 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_2.2a
People age 12 and over who needed treatment for illicit drug use and who received such treatment at a specialty facility in the last 12 months,a by race, United States, 2007
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 17.81.317.31.520.83.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Age12–179.91.19.81.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
18–4417.41.417.21.617.93.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
45–64DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
65 and overDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale18.41.718.71.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Female16.81.814.51.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Education, age 18 and overLess than high school19.52.717.83.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate23.82.924.03.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college15.32.315.02.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
County typeMSA16.91.415.91.621.04.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Non-MSA24.12.825.73.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

a Received any illicit drug treatment at a specialty facility refers to treatment received at a hospital (inpatient), a rehabilitation facility (inpatient or outpatient), or mental health center in order to reduce or stop drug use, or for medical problems associated with drug use. Respondents were classified as needing treatment for an illicit drug problem if they met at least one of three criteria during the past year: (1), dependent on any illicit drug; (2), abuse of any illicit drug; or (3), received treatment for an illicit drug problem at a specialty facility, i.e., drug and alcohol rehabilitation facilities (inpatient or outpatient), hospitals (inpatient only), and mental health centers. Illicit drugs include marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), inhalants, hallucinogens, heroin, or prescription-type psychotherapeutic medications (nonmedical use).

DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; MSA: metropolitan statistical area; SE: standard error.

Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health.

Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 7_2_2-2a: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr09/7_mentalhealthsubstanceabuse/T7_2_2-2a.html