T17_3_5_2d

2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

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Table 17_3_5.2d
People age 18 and over who received any illicit drug or alcohol abuse treatment in the last 12 months,a by education, 2009
  TotalLess than high schoolHigh school graduateAt least some college
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 1.80.13.00.32.00.21.30.1
Age18-442.50.14.90.53.10.31.60.2
45-641.40.22.20.51.60.31.10.2
65 and overDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale2.60.24.30.53.10.31.70.2
Female1.00.11.70.30.90.10.90.1
RaceWhite only1.80.13.00.31.90.21.40.1
Black only2.10.33.30.73.10.70.90.2
Asian only0.20.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
NHOPI onlyDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN only2.80.6DSUDSU2.10.6DSUDSU
Multiple racesDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityHispanic, all races1.70.32.80.6DSUDSU0.80.2
Non-Hispanic, all races1.80.13.10.32.10.21.30.1
County typebMetropolitan1.70.13.30.42.00.21.20.1
  Large central metro1.90.23.50.72.30.41.30.2
  Large fringe metro1.70.22.90.62.10.41.30.2
  Medium metro1.40.23.40.61.40.30.90.2
  Small metro2.00.3DSUDSU2.10.51.60.4
Nonmetropolitan1.90.22.10.42.10.41.50.4
  Micropolitan1.90.32.10.42.10.5DSUDSU
  Noncore1.80.32.10.62.10.6DSUDSU

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.

 

Current as of March 2012
Internet Citation: T17_3_5_2d: 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_2d.html