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Table T2_7_2_3-3c

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_3.3c
People age 18 and over who needed treatment for an alcohol problem and who received such treatment at a specialty facility in the last 12 months,a by family income,b United States, 2010
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 8.80.715.32.411.
RaceWhite only8.40.815.72.910.
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races9.10.716.62.613.
  Non-Hispanic, White8.80.817.
County typecMetropolitan8.20.814.82.711.
  Large central metro7.51.2DSUDSU9.82.6DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro9.01.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU4.11.1
  Medium metro8.41.2DSUDSU15.

a Received alcohol 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 alcohol use, or for medical problems associated with alcohol use. Respondents were classified as needing treatment for an alcohol problem if they met at least one of three criteria during the past year: (1) were dependent on alcohol; (2) abused alcohol; or (3) received treatment for alcohol use at a specialty facility.

b Estimates are based on a revised definition of poverty level that incorporates information on family income, size, and composition and are calculated as a percentage of the U.S. Census Bureau's poverty thresholds. Negative/poor refers to household incomes below the Federal poverty line; near poor/low, the poverty line to just below 200 percent of the poverty line; middle, 200 percent to just below 400 percent of the poverty line; and high, 400 percent of the poverty line and over. Respondents with unknown poverty information are excluded.

c 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: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; 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_3-3c: 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. June 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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