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2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports
The National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) is a comprehensive national overview of quality of health care in the United States. It is organized around four dimensions of quality of care: effectiveness, patient safety, timeliness, and patient centeredness.
People age 12 and over treated for substance abuse who completed treatment course, United States, 2002 and 2005
|Number of discharges||Percent||Number of discharges||Percent|
|40 and over||534,871||49.4||273,367||45.0|
|Ethnicity||Hispanic, all races||217,807||46.0||83,265||40.0|
|Education, age 18 and over||Less than high school||562,591||41.0||334,550||36.6|
|High school graduate||583,124||46.3||336,387||42.6|
|At least some college||291,859||50.0||159,078||46.2|
Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set discharge data set; discharges reported through April 28, 2008.
Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 7_2_2-1: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports.
September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://archive.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr08/7_mentalhealthsubstanceabuse/T7_2_2-1.html