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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2006

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Table 233a
Persons age 12 and over who received any illicit drug or alcohol abuse treatment in the past year,a by race, United States, 2004
        Single race    
    Total White Black Asian NHOPI AI/AN Multiple races
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total 1.6 0.1 1.4 0.1 2.5 0.3 1.0 0.5 * * 3.2 1.0 2.9 0.8
Age 12-17 1.6 0.1 1.7 0.1 0.9 0.2 0.4 0.3 * * 3.2 1.4 3.8 1.5
18-44 2.2 0.1 2.2 0.1 3.0 0.5 0.4 0.2 * * 4.7 1.7 4.8 1.6
45-64 1.2 0.2 0.9 0.2 3.5 0.9 * * * * 0.7 0.4 0.5 0.4
65 and over 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 * * * * * * * * * *
Gender Male 2.3 0.2 2.1 0.2 3.9 0.6 1.2 0.6 * * 3.7 1.5 2.5 0.7
Female 0.9 0.1 0.8 0.1 1.4 0.4 * * 0.3 0.3 2.5 1.3 3.2 1.3
Education Less than high school 2.8 0.3 2.4 0.3 4.7 1.1 0.4 0.4 * * 7.0 3.0 * *
High school graduate 1.8 0.1 1.6 0.1 3.1 0.6 * * 0.4 0.3 1.7 0.7 2.2 0.9
At least some college 1.0 0.1 1.0 0.1 1.5 0.5 0.5 0.4 * * 0.5 0.3 1.8 0.8
Residence location MSA 1.6 0.1 1.4 0.1 2.6 0.4 0.9 0.5 * * 1.4 0.3 2.7 0.9
Non-MSA 1.5 0.2 1.4 0.2 1.8 0.7 1.5 1.0 * * 7.0 2.7 3.6 1.6

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.

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

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; 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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