Skip Navigation U.S. Department of Health and Human Services www.hhs.gov
Agency for Healthcare Research Quality www.ahrq.gov
Archive print banner
National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

This information is for reference purposes only. It was current when produced and may now be outdated. Archive material is no longer maintained, and some links may not work. Persons with disabilities having difficulty accessing this information should contact us at: https://info.ahrq.gov. Let us know the nature of the problem, the Web address of what you want, and your contact information.

Please go to www.ahrq.gov for current information.

Table 102d
Persons age 18 and over who needed treatment for any illicit drug use and who received such treatment at a specialty facility in the past year,a by education,b United States, 2005
Population group Total Less than high school High school graduate At least some college
Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total   18.1 1.5 22.2 3.2 19.2 2.5 14.1 2.1
Age 18-44 17.5 1.5 21.5 3.1 20.0 2.8 12.2 1.8
45-64 * * * * * * * *
65 and over * * * * * * * *
Gender Male 16.9 1.9 21.5 4.0 16.4 2.6 13.7 3.0
Female 20.1 2.4 23.6 5.1 24.3 5.0 14.7 2.6
Race White only 16.5 1.5 17.2 2.8 19.6 2.6 13.3 2.3
Black only 26.7 4.3 * * * * * *
Asian only * * * * * * * *
NHOPI only * * * * * * * *
AI/AN only * * * * * * * *
Multiple races * * * * * * * *
Ethnicity Hispanic * * * * * * * *
Non-Hispanic 17.5 1.5 22.3 3.5 18.2 2.3 13.7 2.0
Residence location MSA 17.5 1.7 20.5 3.5 19.9 2.9 13.3 2.2
Non-MSA 21.7 3.3 * * 15.4 3.5 * *

a Received any illicit drug treatment at a specialty facility refers to treatment received at a hospital (inpatient), a rehabilitation facility (inpatient or outpatient), or mental health center in order to reduce or stop drug use, or for medical problems associated with drug use. Respondents were classified as needing treatment for an illicit drug problem if they met at least one of three criteria during the past year: 1), dependent on any illicit drug; 2), abuse of any illicit drug; or 3), received treatment for an illicit drug problem at a specialty facility, i.e., drug and alcohol rehabilitation facilities (inpatient or outpatient), hospitals (inpatient only), and mental health centers. Illicit drugs include marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), inhalants, hallucinogens, heroin, and prescription-type psychotherapeutic nonmedical use.

b All estimates are for persons age 18 and over only.

* 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.

 

The information on this page is archived and provided for reference purposes only.

 

AHRQ Advancing Excellence in Health Care