NHQRDR 2010 /T7_2_2-1

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_2.1
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 United States, 2002-2008
  2008200720062005200420032002
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 16.01.117.81.320.31.417.01.317.71.315.01.118.21.4
Age12-179.31.19.91.111.21.411.31.19.61.18.51.010.11.2
18-4416.31.317.41.420.01.517.51.518.01.516.01.417.21.5
45-6423.24.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
65 and overDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale16.21.518.41.719.81.916.21.618.11.516.01.517.01.8
Female15.71.716.81.821.32.018.22.017.12.113.41.720.42.3
RaceWhite only16.41.317.31.519.61.515.61.315.81.214.01.117.41.6
Black only13.82.920.83.825.83.924.73.926.24.021.14.322.13.7
Asian onlyDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
NHOPI onlyDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN onlyDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple racesDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races16.61.219.01.519.61.416.61.318.51.416.11.218.81.5
  Non-Hispanic, White17.21.418.71.719.21.614.91.216.41.315.31.317.91.7
  Non-Hispanic, Black14.13.020.93.922.93.425.03.926.44.021.44.422.83.9
Hispanic, all races12.02.89.62.224.04.719.44.212.73.28.42.014.93.1
Family income,b age 18 and overNegative/poor25.33.025.13.230.83.5DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
Near poor/low21.23.118.63.122.73.2DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
Middle12.12.020.52.919.13.2DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
High13.22.312.82.816.53.5DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
Education, age 18 and overLess than high school23.33.019.52.731.73.322.23.224.93.319.42.725.03.0
High school graduate16.42.123.82.921.92.519.22.521.92.717.82.123.23.4
At least some college14.41.915.32.315.92.814.12.113.92.013.11.813.62.0
County typecMetropolitan15.71.3DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
  Large central and fringe metro14.81.6DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
  Medium metro17.22.4DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
  Small metro17.93.5DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
Nonmetropolitan17.52.5DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA

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) were dependent on any illicit drug; (2) abused 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), based on data from original questions not including methamphetamine items added in 2005 and 2006.

b Estimates are based on a revised definition of poverty that incorporates information on family income, size, and composition and is calculated as a percentage of the U.S. Census Bureau's poverty thresholds.� Negative or poor refers to family incomes below the Federal poverty line for a given household size and composition; near poor/low, over the poverty line to just below 200 percent of the poverty line; middle, 200 percent to just below 400 percent of the poverty line; and high, 400 percent of the poverty line and over.�� Respondents with unknown poverty information were excluded.

c 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.

DNA - Data have not been analyzed.

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_2-1: 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_2-1.html