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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Table 197c: Education - Persons age 12 or older who received any illicit drug or alcohol abuse treatment in the past year, by education, United States, 2002a

  Total Less than high school graduate High school graduate At least some college
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
                 
Total 1.5 0.1 2.6 0.3 1.5 0.2 1.1 0.1
                 
Age                
    18-44 2.0 0.1 4.1 0.4 2.1 0.2 1.3 0.1
    45-64 1.2 0.2 2.2 0.7 1.3 0.4 0.9 0.2
    65 and over * * * * * * * *
                 
Gender                
    Male 2.1 0.2 3.5 0.4 2.2 0.3 1.5 0.2
    Female 0.9 0.1 1.6 0.3 0.9 0.2 0.7 0.1
                 
Race                
    White 1.4 0.1 2.0 0.2 1.5 0.2 1.1 0.1
    Black or African American 2.4 0.3 5.5 1.2 1.6 0.4 1.5 0.4
    Asian * * * * * * * *
    Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * * * *
    American Indian or Alaska Native * * * * 2.0 0.6 * *
    Multiple race 2.1 0.6 * * * * * *
                 
Ethnicity                
    Hispanic 1.2 0.2 1.3 0.3 1.1 0.3 * *
    Non-Hispanic 1.5 0.1 3.1 0.3 1.5 0.2 1.1 0.1
                 
Residence location                
    Urban (MSA) 1.5 0.1 2.8 0.3 1.6 0.2 1.1 0.1
    Rural (Non-MSA) 1.2 0.1 2.0 0.5 1.2 0.2 0.9 0.2
                 

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

aReceived 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, at a 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 used nonmedically. Education status only available for persons 18 years old or older.

Key: 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 Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

 

 

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