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Table 1.94
Persons age 12 and over who needed treatment for any illicit drug use and who received such treatment at a specialty facility in the past year,a United States, 2003 and 2005
Population group 2005 2003
Percent Standard error Percent Standard error
Total   17.0 1.3 15.0 1.1
Age 12-17 11.3 1.1 8.5 1.0
18-44 17.5 1.5 16.0 1.3
65 and over DSU DSU DSU DSU
Gender Male 16.2 1.6 16.0 1.4
Female 18.2 2.0 13.4 1.6
Race White only 15.6 1.3 14.0 1.1
Black only 24.7 3.9 21.1 4.2
Asian only DSU DSU DSU DSU
Multiple races DSU DSU DSU DSU
Ethnicity Hispanic 19.4 4.2 8.4 1.9
Non-Hispanic 16.6 1.3 16.1 1.2
Family income, age 18 and over Less than $20,000 22.7 2.6 DNA DNA
$20,000-$49,999 12.9 1.8 DNA DNA
$50,000-$74,999 15.8 3.2 DNA DNA
$75,000 or more 14.7 2.6 DNA DNA
Education, age 18 and over Less than high school 22.2 3.2 19.4 2.8
High school graduate 19.2 2.5 17.8 2.1
At least some college 14.1 2.1 13.1 1.8
Residence location MSA 16.4 1.4 14.7 1.2
Non-MSA 20.1 2.7 17.1 2.8

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).

DNA - Data have not been analyzed.

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; MSA: metropolitan statistical area.

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


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