Table 17_3_5-2b

2010 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 17_3_5.2b
People age 12 and over who received any illicit drug or alcohol abuse treatmenta in the last 12 months, by ethnicity, 2008
   Non-Hispanic  
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 1.60.11.70.11.70.12.10.31.40.2
Age12-171.30.11.30.11.40.10.80.21.30.3
18-442.30.12.40.22.50.22.50.41.80.3
45-641.40.21.50.21.40.22.40.7DSUDSU
65 and overDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale2.20.12.30.22.20.23.30.52.00.3
Female1.00.11.10.11.20.11.00.20.60.1
EducationLess than high school2.70.33.30.43.20.44.21.01.40.3
High school graduate1.80.21.80.21.70.22.40.51.60.4
At least some college1.30.11.30.11.40.11.30.4DSUDSU
County typebMetropolitan1.60.11.60.11.70.12.10.31.40.2
  Large central and fringe metro1.60.11.60.11.60.22.10.31.40.2
  Medium metro1.70.21.70.21.80.21.40.41.60.3
  Small metro1.70.21.70.31.50.2DSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan1.70.21.70.21.70.2DSUDSUDSUDSU

a Received any illicit drug or alcohol treatment refers to treatment received in order to reduce or stop drug or alcohol use, or for medical problems associated with drug or alcohol use. It includes treatment received at any location, such as a hospital, rehabilitation facility (inpatient or outpatient), mental health center, emergency room, private doctor's office, self-help group, or prison/jail. Any illicit drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic drug used nonmedically, based on data from original questions not including methamphetamine items added in 2005 and 2006.

b Metropolitan refers to all metropolitan areas; Large central and fringe metro, central and suburban counties in metro area of 1 million or more population; Medium metro, counties in metro area of 250,000 to less than 1,000,000; Small metro, counties in metro area of less than 250,000 population; Nonmetropolitan, all nonmetropolitan areas.

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

Key: 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 February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 17_3_5-2b: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. February 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr10/17_utilization/T17_3_5-2b.html