NHQRDR 2010 /T7_2_1-2a

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 7_2_1.2a
People age 12 and over who needed treatment for illicit drug use or an alcohol problem and who received such treatment at a specialty facility in the last 12 months,a by race, 2008
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 9.90.79.50.713.02.1DSUDSUDSUDSU10.42.212.73.6
Age12-177.40.87.60.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
18-449.40.79.30.710.42.1DSUDSUDSUDSU10.82.6DSUDSU
45-6412.42.010.82.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
65 and overDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale10.30.99.60.913.92.7DSUDSUDSUDSU9.12.3DSUDSU
Female9.30.99.31.011.23.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EducationLess than high school17.01.916.22.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate11.11.210.81.414.33.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college7.20.97.00.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
County typeb�Metropolitan9.90.79.40.813.52.3DSUDSUDSUDSU9.12.5DSUDSU
  Large central and fringe metro8.80.88.00.913.22.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro11.61.611.91.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro12.62.211.42.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan10.11.410.11.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

a Respondents were classified as needing treatment for an illicit drug or alcohol problem if they met at least one of three criteria during the past year: (1) were dependent on illicit drugs or alcohol; (2) abused illicit drugs or alcohol; or (3) received treatment for an illicit drug or alcohol 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), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or prescription-type psychotherapeutics used nonmedically, based on data from original questions not including methamphetamine items added in 2005 and 2006. Received illicit drug or alcohol 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 illicit drug or alcohol use, or for medical problems associated with illicit drug or alcohol use.

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: NHQRDR 2010 /T7_2_1-2a: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. February 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr10/7_mentalhealthsubstanceabuse/T7_2_1-2a.html