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2011 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.

Table 7_2_4.1
People age 12 and over treated for substance abuse who completed treatment course, United States,a 2005-2008
Population groupDischargesPercentDischargesPercentDischargesPercentDischargesPercent
Total 1,626,74046.61,626,96345.11,499,91347.51,476,11545.0
40 and over604,08550.8596,52249.4557,28852.0534,87149.4
EthnicityHispanic, all races215,25346.5217,35545.8229,65746.7217,80746.0
Non-Hispanic, White959,92848.3948,52846.6852,05149.2829,68946.7
Non-Hispanic, Black336,79242.5349,87941.0339,46443.6340,64940.4
Education, age 18 and overLess than high school588,72142.0601,75640.6561,86743.1562,59141.0
High school graduate653,39747.7645,01946.1591,52548.7583,12446.3
At least some college357,30452.3349,92350.7316,88252.7291,85950.0

a. New Mexico, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Alabama, and Georgia are excluded due to insufficient data.

Key: SE: standard error.

Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set discharge dataset. 2005 discharges reported through April 28, 2008; 2006 discharges reported through September 3, 2008; 2007 discharges reported through August 31, 2009; 2008 discharges reported through May 5, 2010.


Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: T7_2_4_1: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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