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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2005

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Table 214a
Persons age 12 or older who received any illicit drug or alcohol abuse treatment in the past yeara, by race, United States, 2003
Population group Total Single race Multiple races
White Black Asian NHOPI AI/AN
Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total   1.4 0.07 1.4 0.08 1.7 0.25 0.4 0.19 2.0 1.18 4.5 0.88 2.6 0.98
Age 12-17 1.4 0.10 1.6 0.12 0.8 0.19 0.4 0.27 * * 3.4 0.85 2.0 0.69
18-44 2.1 0.12 2.1 0.13 2.5 0.39 0.6 0.34 * * 5.8 1.31 4.5 1.99
45-64 0.9 0.14 0.8 0.15 1.4 0.51 0.1 0.06 * * 3.4 1.81 0.9 0.63
65 and over 0.2 0.08 0.2 0.09 * * * * * * * * * *
Gender Male 2.0 0.13 1.9 0.13 2.8 0.50 0.7 0.40 * * 3.9 0.87 3.9 1.95
Female 0.9 0.07 0.9 0.08 0.8 0.16 0.1 0.06 * * 5.2 1.53 1.5 0.59
Educationb Less than high school graduate 2.3 0.26 2.0 0.28 2.9 0.75 * * * * 5.3 1.55 * *
High school graduate 1.6 0.12 1.4 0.12 2.4 0.43 0.6 0.44 * * 5.5 2.18 2.9 1.13
At least some college 1.0 0.09 1.0 0.10 0.8 0.22 0.1 0.06 * * 3.5 1.47 1.2 0.55
Residence location Urban (MSA) 1.4 0.08 1.4 0.09 1.8 0.27 0.4 0.20 2.4 1.37 4.7 1.09 1.7 0.43
Rural (non-MSA) 1.4 0.16 1.3 0.15 1.0 0.31 * * * * 4.2 1.43 * *

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, 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.

b Estimates by education are only available for persons aged 18 or older.

* 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; MSA: Metropolitan Statistical Area; SE: Standard error.

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

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