Table 17_3_5-2d

2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

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Table 17_3_5.2d
People age 18 and over who received any illicit drug or alcohol abuse treatmenta in the last 12 months, by education, 2008
  TotalLess than high schoolHigh school graduateAt least some college
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 1.70.12.70.31.80.21.30.1
Age18-442.30.14.60.52.50.21.60.1
45-641.40.21.90.51.70.41.20.2
65 and overDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale2.30.23.70.42.80.31.60.2
Female1.00.11.70.30.90.11.00.1
RaceWhite only1.60.12.50.31.70.21.30.1
Black only2.20.34.11.02.40.51.30.3
Asian onlyDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
NHOPI onlyDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN only2.80.6DSUDSU4.71.3DSUDSU
Multiple races1.50.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityHispanic1.40.21.40.31.60.4DSUDSU
Non-Hispanic1.70.13.30.41.80.21.30.1
County typebMetropolitan1.60.12.60.31.80.21.30.1
  Large central and fringe metro1.60.12.80.41.80.21.20.2
  Medium metro1.70.22.00.41.90.41.50.3
  Small metro1.70.3DSUDSU1.80.51.20.3
Nonmetropolitan1.70.22.90.51.50.31.40.3

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. Respondents under age 18 were excluded.

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: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; 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_5-2d: 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_5-2d.html