T7_2_1_2b

2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

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Table 7_2_1.2b
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 by ethnicity, 2009
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 10.70.611.30.710.80.714.72.37.41.4
Age12-178.30.88.00.97.41.0DSUDSU9.11.9
18-4410.70.711.30.711.30.812.82.48.01.8
45-6412.01.813.32.011.42.1DSUDSUDSUDSU
65 and overDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale11.20.811.90.911.00.916.83.18.31.8
Female9.70.910.31.110.51.29.92.55.11.4
EducationLess than high school13.91.615.81.915.32.317.94.39.72.8
High school graduate13.51.414.41.513.41.5DSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college8.20.88.60.98.71.0DSUDSUDSUDSU
County typebMetropolitan10.20.711.00.710.60.814.52.36.71.3
  Large central metro11.11.212.41.49.61.423.44.06.81.9
  Large fringe metro10.61.311.31.412.01.6DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro8.11.18.51.39.51.5DSUDSU5.41.5
  Small metro11.22.111.12.111.92.4DSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan13.21.912.91.611.61.5DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan12.82.612.42.112.22.0DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore14.02.214.02.210.42.3DSUDSUDSUDSU

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.

b. Specification of metropolitan and nonmetropolitan subgroups changed in 2009; results should not be compared with 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.

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: T7_2_1_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/nhqrdr11/7_mentalhealthsubstanceabuse/T7_2_1_2b.html