T17_3_5_2c

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_5.2c
People age 18 and over who received any illicit drug or alcohol abuse treatment in the last 12 months,a by family income,b 2009
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 1.80.13.80.42.30.31.60.21.00.1
Age18-442.50.14.20.43.20.42.00.21.80.2
45-641.40.24.11.01.80.51.70.40.60.2
65 and overDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale2.60.25.70.73.50.52.40.31.50.2
Female1.00.12.40.31.20.20.70.10.60.1
RaceWhite only1.80.13.70.42.40.31.50.21.10.1
Black only2.10.34.50.91.70.4DSUDSUDSUDSU
Asian only0.20.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
NHOPI onlyDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN only2.80.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple racesDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityHispanic, all races1.70.32.40.62.30.61.00.2DSUDSU
Non-Hispanic, all races1.80.14.40.42.30.31.60.21.00.1
County typecMetropolitan1.70.13.80.42.40.31.50.21.10.1
  Large central metro1.90.24.20.82.70.51.50.31.10.2
  Large fringe metro1.70.23.00.82.80.71.90.41.10.2
  Medium metro1.40.23.50.61.40.31.20.30.90.2
  Small metro2.00.34.51.2DSUDSU1.40.4DSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan1.90.23.80.62.00.51.80.5DSUDSU
  Micropolitan1.90.33.10.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore1.80.35.11.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

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. Negative/poor refers to family incomes below the Federal poverty line; near poor/low, 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. 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_2c: 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_2c.html