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Table 162a: Race - Adults who received prescription medications for mental health treatment or counseling in the past year, by race, United States, 2001

  Total White Black or African American Asian NHOPI AI/AN Multiple race
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
                             
Total 8.7 0.2 9.3 0.2 6.3 0.6 * * * * 8.9 2.0 11.2 2.1
                             
Age                            
    18-44 8.0 0.2 8.7 0.3 5.1 0.6 1.6 0.5 * * 8.3 2.3 12.2 2.8
    45-64 10.8 0.5 11.4 0.5 9.2 1.4 * * * * * * * *
    65 and over 6.8 0.6 7.0 0.6 * * * * * * * * * *
                             
Gender                            
    Male 6.2 0.3 6.5 0.3 5.0 0.8 * * * * * * * *
    Female 11.0 0.3 11.9 0.4 7.3 0.8 * * * * 13.7 4.1 16.6 3.4
Education                            
    Less than high school graduate 8.4 0.5 8.5 0.6 9.8 1.6 * * * * * * 9.1 2.3
    High school graduate 8.8 0.4 9.3 0.4 5.8 0.9 * * * * * * * *
    At least some college 8.7 0.3 9.6 0.4 4.6 0.7 * * * * * * 12.7 3.6
                             
Residence location                            
    Urban (MSA) 8.5 0.2 9.1 0.3 6.5 0.7 * * * * * * 11.4 2.4
    Rural (Non-MSA) 9.6 0.5 10.0 0.5 4.7 1.1 * * * * * * * *

*Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; SE: Standard error; MSA: Metropolitan Statistical Area

Note: The population categories used in this table are as reported from the source of the data (see below).

Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 2001.

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