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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 7_2_1.1
People age 12 and over who needed treatment for illicit drug use or an alcohol problem and who received such treatment at a specialty facility in the last 12 months,a United States, 2002-2009
  20092008200720062005200420032002
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 10.70.69.90.710.40.710.80.710.00.69.90.68.50.510.30.6
Age12-178.30.87.40.87.60.88.70.98.60.88.10.77.40.78.20.8
18 and overDNADNADNADNA10.70.711.00.710.10.710.10.78.60.510.50.7
  18-4410.70.79.40.7DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
  45-6412.01.812.42.0DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
  65 and overDSUDSUDSUDSUDNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
GenderMale11.20.810.30.910.90.910.70.810.20.810.20.88.80.69.90.8
Female9.70.99.30.99.30.910.91.09.50.99.41.07.90.811.01.1
RaceWhite only10.20.79.50.79.30.710.20.79.00.68.90.67.90.59.70.7
Black only14.62.313.02.118.13.015.62.218.22.816.72.513.02.314.92.2
Asian onlyDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
NHOPI onlyDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN only10.12.610.42.2DSUDSU9.52.68.42.0DSUDSU15.33.814.73.7
Multiple racesDSUDSU12.73.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU10.92.911.52.9DSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races11.30.710.70.711.00.710.10.69.70.79.90.68.80.510.70.7
  Non-Hispanic, White10.80.710.30.89.90.79.60.78.50.68.60.58.20.610.10.8
  Non-Hispanic, Black14.72.313.22.218.23.014.21.918.42.817.32.613.12.315.32.2
Hispanic7.41.45.41.06.01.214.32.511.72.09.72.26.41.27.41.3
Family income,b age 18 and overNegative/poorDNADNA17.41.918.52.118.31.819.72.1DNADNADNADNADNADNA
Near poor/lowDNADNA13.11.611.91.712.51.611.21.5DNADNADNADNADNADNA
MiddleDNADNA9.11.3DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
HighDNADNA6.71.1DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
Education, age 18 and overLess than high school13.91.617.01.9DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
High school graduate13.51.411.11.2DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
At least some college8.20.87.20.9DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
County typecMetropolitan10.20.7DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
  Large central metro11.11.2DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
  Large fringe metro10.61.3DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
  Medium metro8.11.1DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
  Small metro11.22.1DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
Nonmetropolitan13.21.98.80.8DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
  Micropolitan12.82.611.61.6DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
  Noncore14.02.212.62.2DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA

a. Respondents were classified as needing treatment for an illicit drug or alcohol problem if they met at least one of three criteria during the past year: (1) were dependent on illicit drugs or alcohol; (2) abused illicit drugs or alcohol; or (3) received treatment for an illicit drug or alcohol 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), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, and prescription-type psychotherapeutics used nonmedically, based on data from original questions, not including methamphetamine items added in 2005 and 2006. Received illicit drug or alcohol 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 illicit drug or alcohol use, or for medical problems associated with illicit drug or alcohol use. Estimates include persons who received treatment specifically for illicit drugs or alcohol, as well as persons who received treatment but did not specify for what substance(s).

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/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 or under age 18 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 March 2012
Internet Citation: T7_2_1_1: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr11/7_mentalhealthsubstanceabuse/T7_2_1_1.html