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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2005

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Table 214c
Persons age 12 or older who received any illicit drug or alcohol abuse treatment in the past yeara, by family incomeb, United States, 2003
Population group Total Negative/poor Near poor/low Middle income High income
Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total   1.4 0.08 3.0 0.32 1.9 0.21 1.2 0.13 0.8 0.09
Age 18-44 2.1 0.12 3.9 0.44 2.6 0.29 1.9 0.19 1.2 0.13
45-64 0.9 0.14 2.0 0.58 1.6 0.50 0.7 0.30 0.6 0.14
65 and over 0.2 0.08 * * * * 0.2 0.13 0.3 0.19
Gender Male 2.0 0.14 4.2 0.61 3.6 0.46 1.8 0.24 1.0 0.13
Female 0.8 0.07 2.1 0.33 0.5 0.09 0.7 0.12 0.7 0.12
Race White only 1.3 0.08 2.7 0.36 1.8 0.23 1.2 0.15 0.9 0.10
Black only 1.9 0.28 3.3 0.69 2.2 0.65 1.4 0.40 0.6 0.29
Asian only 0.4 0.21 * * * * 0.4 0.23 0.0 0.04
NHOPI only * * * * * * * * * *
AI/AN only 4.7 1.01 8.2 2.80 3.3 1.14 4.8 2.02 1.8 1.08
Multiple races 2.8 1.16 5.9 2.58 * * 0.5 0.29 2.0 0.12
Ethnicity Hispanic 1.7 0.30 1.8 0.51 2.2 0.56 1.7 0.77 0.8 0.25
Non-Hispanic 1.3 0.08 3.4 0.39 1.8 0.21 1.2 0.11 0.9 0.09
Residence location Urban (MSA) 1.4 0.09 3.0 0.35 1.9 0.25 1.3 0.16 0.8 0.09
Rural (non-MSA) 1.4 0.18 2.8 0.71 1.9 0.44 0.9 0.21 0.9 0.24

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 family income are only available for persons aged 18 or older. Negative or poor refers to household incomes below the Federal poverty line; near poor/low, over 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.

* 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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