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Table T2_7_2_2-3b

2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

This appendix provides detailed data tables for all measures analyzed for the 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. Tables are included for measures discussed in the main text of the reports as well as for other measures that were examined but not included in the main text.
Table 2_7_2_2.3b
People age 12 and over who needed treatment for illicit drug use and who received such treatment at a specialty facility in the last 12 months,a by ethnicity, United States, 2010
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 19.11.320.61.422.61.614.
EducationLess than high school23.13.323.
High school graduate22.52.524.82.828.03.3DSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college18.
County typebMetropolitan18.21.419.41.521.01.816.23.313.13.6
  Large central metro18.42.419.12.519.
  Large fringe metro17.62.718.32.920.03.2DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro19.02.521.72.923.83.4DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro16.

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) were dependent on any illicit drug; (2) abused 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, or prescription-type psychotherapeutic medications (nonmedical use), based on data from original questions not including methamphetamine items added in 2005 and 2006.

b Specification of metropolitan and nonmetropolitan subgroups changed in 2009; results should not be compared to those of previous years. For information on the urban-rural classification scheme, refer to for details.

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

Key: SE: standard error.

Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health.

Page last reviewed June 2013
Internet Citation: Table T2_7_2_2-3b: 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. June 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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