T17_3_5_2a

2011 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_5.2a
People age 12 and over who received any illicit drug or alcohol abuse treatment in the last 12 months,a by race, 2009
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 1.70.11.70.11.90.30.20.1DSUDSU2.80.6DSUDSU
Age12-171.20.11.30.10.60.1DSUDSUDSUDSU2.60.6DSUDSU
18-442.50.12.70.22.60.40.30.1DSUDSU3.40.93.20.7
45-641.40.21.30.22.10.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
65 and overDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale2.40.22.40.23.50.6DSUDSUDSUDSU3.50.9DSUDSU
Female1.00.11.10.10.70.2DSUDSUDSUDSU2.00.51.50.4
EducationLess than high school3.00.33.00.33.30.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate2.00.21.90.23.10.7DSUDSUDSUDSU2.10.6DSUDSU
At least some college1.30.11.40.10.90.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
County typebMetropolitan1.70.11.70.11.90.30.20.1DSUDSU2.00.52.20.5
  Large central metro1.80.21.80.22.70.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro1.60.21.80.21.40.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro1.30.21.40.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro1.90.31.90.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan1.80.21.70.2DSUDSU0.00.0DSUDSU4.71.4DSUDSU
  Micropolitan1.90.31.80.3DSUDSU0.00.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore1.70.231.40.24DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

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. Specification of metropolitan and nonmetropolitan subgroups changed in 2009; results should not be compared to those of previous years. For information on the urban-rural classification scheme, refer to http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data_access/urban_rural.htm#documentation for details.

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.

 

Page last reviewed March 2012
Internet Citation: T17_3_5_2a: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr11/17_utilization/T17_3_5_2a.html