T17_3_5_2b

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_5.2b
People age 12 and over who received any illicit drug or alcohol abuse treatment in the last 12 months,a by ethnicity, 2009
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 1.70.11.70.11.70.12.00.31.70.2
Age12-171.20.11.00.11.10.10.50.11.70.3
18-442.50.12.60.22.70.22.60.42.30.4
45-641.40.21.50.21.40.22.20.6DSUDSU
65 and overDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale2.40.22.40.22.30.23.50.62.50.4
Female1.00.11.00.11.10.10.70.20.90.2
EducationLess than high school3.00.33.10.33.00.43.50.82.80.6
High school graduate2.00.22.10.21.90.23.10.7DSUDSU
At least some college1.30.11.30.11.40.10.90.20.80.2
County typebMetropolitan1.70.11.70.11.70.12.00.31.60.2
  Large central metro1.80.21.80.21.70.22.80.51.90.4
  Large fringe metro1.60.21.70.21.90.21.40.41.10.3
  Medium metro1.30.21.30.21.40.2DSUDSU1.50.4
  Small metro1.90.31.90.31.90.3DSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan1.80.21.70.21.60.2DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan1.90.31.70.31.70.3DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore1.70.231.80.241.40.25DSUDSUDSUDSU

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: 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_2b: 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_2b.html