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2001 National Household  Survey on Drug Abuse

Substance Dependence, Abuse, and Treatment Tables - Tables H.57 to H.70

 

20814 (5.25A)
Table H.57 Estimated Numbers (in Thousands) of Persons Reporting Past Year Substance Dependence or Abuse, by Age Group: 2000 and 2001

Past Year Dependence or Abuse

Total

AGE GROUP (Years)

12-17

18-25

26 or Older

2000

2001

2000

2001

2000

2001

2000

2001

Any Illicit Drug1

4,308b

5,604

1,038

1,105

1,585b

2,107

1,685b

2,391

    Marijuana and Hashish

2,840b

3,473

785

846

1,187b

1,558

868

1,070

    Cocaine

748a

1,043

85

61

226

282

436a

700

    Heroin

185

227

14

23

49

62

121

143

    Hallucinogens2

402

487

138

153

220a

293

45

41

    Inhalants

178

141

91

77

32

43

55

22

    Nonmedical Use of Any
    Psychotherapeutic3

1,084a

1,407

247

256

292a

388

546

763

      Pain Relievers

723a

985

182

189

204a

273

336

523

      Tranquilizers

264

241

45

48

62

87

158

106

      Stimulants

321

325

84

76

76a

118

161

131

      Sedatives

119

149

21

18

24

22

74

110

Alcohol

12,110b

13,398

1,200

1,212

3,696b

4,351

7,214

7,835

Alcohol or Any Illicit Drug1

14,472b

16,579

1,789

1,847

4,455b

5,420

8,227a

9,313

Alcohol and Any Illicit Drug1

1,947b

2,423

449

470

826b

1,039

671

914

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Dependence or abuse is based on the definition found in the 4th ed. of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV).
aDifference between estimate and 2001 estimate is statistically significant at the .05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2001 estimate is statistically significant at the .01 level.
1 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
2 Due to a questionnaire change in 2001, comparison of hallucinogen estimates (except lifetime) with prior estimates should be interpreted with caution. See Appendix C.
3 Nonmedical use of any prescription-type pain reliever, tranquilizer, stimulant, or sedative; does not include over-the-counter drugs.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 2000 and 2001.

 

20814 (5.25B)
Table H.58 Percentages Reporting Past Year Substance Dependence or Abuse, by Age Group: 2000 and 2001

Past Year Dependence or Abuse

Total

AGE GROUP (Years)

12-17

18-25

26 or Older

2000

2001

2000

2001

2000

2001

2000

2001

Any Illicit Drug1

1.9b

2.5

4.4

4.7

5.5b

7.1

1.0b

1.4

    Marijuana and Hashish

1.3b

1.5

3.4

3.6

4.1b

5.3

0.5

0.6

    Cocaine

0.3a

0.5

0.4

0.3

0.8

1.0

0.3a

0.4

    Heroin

0.1

0.1

0.1

0.1

0.2

0.2

0.1

0.1

    Hallucinogens2

0.2

0.2

0.6

0.6

0.8a

1.0

0.0

0.0

    Inhalants

0.1

0.1

0.4

0.3

0.1

0.1

0.0

0.0

    Nonmedical Use of Any
    Psychotherapeutic3

0.5a

0.6

1.1

1.1

1.0a

1.3

0.3

0.4

      Pain Relievers

0.3a

0.4

0.8

0.8

0.7

0.9

0.2

0.3

      Tranquilizers

0.1

0.1

0.2

0.2

0.2

0.3

0.1

0.1

      Stimulants

0.1

0.1

0.4

0.3

0.3a

0.4

0.1

0.1

      Sedatives

0.1

0.1

0.1

0.1

0.1

0.1

0.0

0.1

Alcohol

5.4b

5.9

5.1

5.1

12.8b

14.8

4.2

4.5

Alcohol or Any Illicit Drug1

6.5b

7.3

7.7

7.8

15.4b

18.4

4.8a

5.4

Alcohol and Any Illicit Drug1

0.9b

1.1

1.9

2.0

2.9b

3.5

0.4

0.5

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Dependence or abuse is based on the definition found in the 4th ed. of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV).
aDifference between estimate and 2001 estimate is statistically significant at the .05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2001 estimate is statistically significant at the .01 level.
1 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
2 Due to a questionnaire change in 2001, comparison of hallucinogen estimates (except lifetime) with prior estimates should be interpreted with caution. See Appendix C.
3 Nonmedical use of any prescription-type pain reliever, tranquilizer, stimulant, or sedative; does not include over-the-counter drugs.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 2000 and 2001.

 

20814 (5.1A)
Table H.59 Estimated Numbers (in Thousands) of Persons Reporting Past Year Substance Dependence, by Age Group: 2000 and 2001

Past Year Dependence

Total

AGE GROUP (Years)

12-17

18-25

26 or Older

2000

2001

2000

2001

2000

2001

2000

2001

Any Illicit Drug1

2,771b

3,634

560

567

1,013b

1,397

1,197a

1,670

    Marijuana and Hashish

1,676a

2,024

423

425

736b

984

516

615

    Cocaine

557

756

49

34

150

178

358

543

    Heroin

164

212

6

16

38

60

120

137

    Hallucinogens2

151

199

38

43

91a

139

23

17

    Inhalants

101

67

36

26

12

20

53

21

    Nonmedical Use of Any
    Psychotherapeutic3

698

894

118

133

187

252

393

508

      Pain Relievers

443a

656

94

103

133

173

216

381

      Tranquilizers

149

117

19

21

27

28

103

68

      Stimulants

238

229

34

38

54a

91

151

100

      Sedatives

81

92

12

10

12

17

57

65

Alcohol

5,089

5,441

418

448

1,337b

1,699

3,335

3,294

Alcohol or Any Illicit Drug1

7,066b

8,171

826

871

2,087b

2,729

4,154

4,572

Alcohol and Any Illicit Drug1

794

904

152

144

263b

368

379

392

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Dependence is based on the definition found in the 4th ed. of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV).
aDifference between estimate and 2001 estimate is statistically significant at the .05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2001 estimate is statistically significant at the .01 level.
1 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
2 Due to a questionnaire change in 2001, comparison of hallucinogen estimates (except lifetime) with prior estimates should be interpreted with caution. See Appendix C.
3 Nonmedical use of any prescription-type pain reliever, tranquilizer, stimulant, or sedative; does not include over-the-counter drugs.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 2000 and 2001.

 

20814 (5.1B)
Table H.60 Percentages Reporting Past Year Substance Dependence, by Age Group: 2000 and 2001

Past Year Dependence

Total

AGE GROUP (Years)

12-17

18-25

26 or Older

2000

2001

2000

2001

2000

2001

2000

2001

Any Illicit Drug1

1.2b

1.6

2.4

2.4

3.5b

4.7

0.7a

1.0

    Marijuana and Hashish

0.8a

0.9

1.8

1.8

2.5b

3.3

0.3

0.4

    Cocaine

0.2

0.3

0.2

0.1

0.5

0.6

0.2

0.3

    Heroin

0.1

0.1

0.0

0.1

0.1

0.2

0.1

0.1

    Hallucinogens2

0.1

0.1

0.2

0.2

0.3a

0.5

0.0

0.0

    Inhalants

0.0

0.0

0.2

0.1

0.0

0.1

0.0

0.0

    Nonmedical Use of Any
    Psychotherapeutic3

0.3

0.4

0.5

0.6

0.6

0.9

0.2

0.3

      Pain Relievers

0.2a

0.3

0.4

0.4

0.5

0.6

0.1

0.2

      Tranquilizers

0.1

0.1

0.1

0.1

0.1

0.1

0.1

0.0

      Stimulants

0.1

0.1

0.1

0.2

0.2a

0.3

0.1

0.1

      Sedatives

0.0

0.0

0.1

0.0

0.0

0.1

0.0

0.0

Alcohol

2.3

2.4

1.8

1.9

4.6b

5.8

2.0

1.9

Alcohol or Any Illicit Drug1

3.2b

3.6

3.5

3.7

7.2b

9.3

2.4

2.6

Alcohol and Any Illicit Drug1

0.4

0.4

0.7

0.6

0.9a

1.2

0.2

0.2

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Dependence is based on the definition found in the 4th ed. of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV).
aDifference between estimate and 2001 estimate is statistically significant at the .05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2001 estimate is statistically significant at the .01 level.
1 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
2 Due to a questionnaire change in 2001, comparison of hallucinogen estimates (except lifetime) with prior estimates should be interpreted with caution. See Appendix C.
3 Nonmedical use of any prescription-type pain reliever, tranquilizer, stimulant, or sedative; does not include over-the-counter drugs.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 2000 and 2001.

 

20701 (5.27A)
Table H.61 Estimated Numbers (in Thousands) of Persons Aged 12 or Older Reporting Past Year Dependence or Abuse for Any Illicit Drug or Alcohol, by Demographic Characteristics: 2000 and 2001

Demographic
Characteristic

TYPE OF PAST YEAR DEPENDENCE OR ABUSE

Any Illicit Drug

Alcohol

Any Illicit Drug or Alcohol

2000

2001

2000

2001

2000

2001

TOTAL

4,308b

5,604

12,110b

13,398

14,472b

16,579

AGE

           

    12-17

1,038

1,105

1,200

1,212

1,789

1,847

    18-25

1,585b

2,107

3,696b

4,351

4,455b

5,420

    26 or Older

1,685b

2,391

7,214

7,835

8,227a

9,313

GENDER

           

    Male

2,532b

3,565

8,240

8,961

9,566b

10,876

    Female

1,777

2,039

3,870a

4,437

4,905b

5,703

HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE

           

    Not Hispanic

3,763b

4,840

10,695b

11,878

12,797b

14,644

      White Only

2,975b

3,861

9,041b

10,157

10,713b

12,332

      Black Only

580

687

1,183

1,199

1,496

1,586

      American Indian or Alaska

        Native Only

45

56

86

121

109

162

      Native Hawaiian or Other

        Pacific Islander

8

9

16

27

19

32

      Asian Only

54a

106

251

206

276

293

      More Than One Race

101

122

120

168

183

239

    Hispanic

546a

764

1,415

1,521

1,675

1,936

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
NOTE: Dependence or abuse is based on the definition found in the 4th ed. of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV).
aDifference between estimate and 2001 estimate is statistically significant at the .05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2001 estimate is statistically significant at the .01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 2000 and 2001.

 

20701 (5.27B)
Table H.62 Percentages of Persons Aged 12 or Older Reporting Past Year Dependence or Abuse for Any Illicit Drug or Alcohol, by Demographic Characteristics: 2000 and 2001

Demographic
Characteristic

TYPE OF PAST YEAR DEPENDENCE OR ABUSE

Any Illicit Drug

Alcohol

Any Illicit Drug or Alcohol

2000

2001

2000

2001

2000

2001

TOTAL

1.9b

2.5

5.4b

5.9

6.5b

7.3

AGE

           

    12-17

4.4

4.7

5.1

5.1

7.7

7.8

    18-25

5.5b

7.1

12.8b

14.8

15.4b

18.4

    26 or Older

1.0b

1.4

4.2

4.5

4.8a

5.4

GENDER

           

    Male

2.4b

3.3

7.7

8.3

8.9b

10.0

    Female

1.5

1.7

3.3a

3.8

4.2b

4.9

HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE

           

    Not Hispanic

1.9b

2.4

5.4b

5.9

6.4b

7.3

      White Only

1.8b

2.4

5.5b

6.2

6.6b

7.5

      Black Only

2.3

2.7

4.7

4.7

5.9

6.2

      American Indian or Alaska

        Native Only

4.1

4.8

7.9

10.4

10.0

13.9

      Native Hawaiian or Other

        Pacific Islander

1.4

1.4

2.8

4.2

3.5

4.9

      Asian Only

0.7a

1.3

3.3

2.6

3.6

3.7

      More Than One Race

5.4

6.4

6.4

8.8

9.8

12.6

    Hispanic

2.3a

3.1

5.9

6.2

7.0

7.8

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
NOTE: Dependence or abuse is based on the definition found in the 4th ed. of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV).
aDifference between estimate and 2001 estimate is statistically significant at the .05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2001 estimate is statistically significant at the .01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 2000 and 2001.

 

20701 (5.32B)
Table H.63 Percentages of Persons Aged 12 or Older Reporting Past Year Dependence or Abuse for Any Illicit Drug or Alcohol, by Geographic Characteristics: 2000 and 2001

Geographic
Characteristic

TYPE OF PAST YEAR DEPENDENCE OR ABUSE

Any Illicit Drug

Alcohol

Any Illicit Drug or Alcohol

2000

2001

2000

2001

2000

2001

TOTAL

1.9b

2.5

5.4b

5.9

6.5b

7.3

GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION

           

    Northeast

2.2

2.5

5.3a

6.5

6.6b

7.9

      New England

2.9

2.9

7.3

7.2

9.0

9.1

      Middle Atlantic

1.9

2.3

4.7b

6.2

5.7b

7.5

    Midwest

1.7b

2.2

5.3a

6.2

6.2b

7.4

      East North Central

1.7b

2.4

5.3

6.0

6.2a

7.3

      West North Central

1.5

1.7

5.4

6.6

6.4

7.5

    South

1.6b

2.2

5.1

5.3

5.9

6.5

      South Atlantic

1.5

2.0

4.6

5.0

5.4

6.2

      East South Central

1.5b

2.5

5.5

4.5

6.4

6.0

      West South Central

1.7a

2.3

5.7

6.2

6.5

7.4

    West

2.6a

3.3

6.1

6.3

7.6

8.1

      Mountain

2.7

2.5

5.9

6.4

7.4

7.8

      Pacific

2.6a

3.6

6.2

6.2

7.6

8.3

COUNTY TYPE

 

 

 

 

 

 

    Large Metro

2.1b

2.6

5.7

5.9

6.9a

7.5

    Small Metro

1.8b

2.5

5.3b

6.2

6.3b

7.5

      250K - 1 Mil. Pop.

1.8b

2.5

5.3a

6.1

6.2b

7.5

      <250K Pop.

1.8

2.4

5.6

6.5

6.5a

7.7

    Nonmetro

1.6b

2.1

5.0

5.5

5.9

6.6

      Urbanized

1.8b

2.8

5.2

6.4

6.2a

7.7

      Less Urbanized

1.5

1.8

4.8

5.0

5.7

6.0

      Completely Rural

1.1

1.7

5.5

6.1

6.0

7.1

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
NOTE: Dependence or abuse is based on the definition found in the 4th ed. of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV).
aDifference between estimate and 2001 estimate is statistically significant at the .05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2001 estimate is statistically significant at the .01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 2000 and 2001.

 

20701 (5.38A)
Table H.64 Estimated Numbers (in Thousands) of Persons Aged 12 or Older Who Received Substance Abuse Treatment in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics: 2000 and 2001

Demographic
Characteristic

RECEIVED TREATMENT IN THE PAST YEAR1

Any Illicit Drug

Alcohol

Both Any Illicit Drug and
Alcohol

Any Illicit Drug or
Alcohol2

2000

2001

2000

2001

2000

2001

2000

2001

TOTAL

1,268b

1,714

2,109

2,200

884a

1,219

2,829

3,129

AGE

               

    12-17

249

238

232

198

173

145

372

360

    18-25

275b

377

405

433

185

243

572

673

    26 or Older

744a

1,099

1,472

1,569

526a

830

1,885

2,096

GENDER

               

    Male

704b

994

1,500

1,511

525a

753

1,944

2,024

    Female

563

720

609

689

359

466

885

1,105

HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE

               

    Not Hispanic

1,162a

1,515

1,912

1,965

804a

1,091

2,569

2,733

      White Only

920

1,077

1,540

1,551

592

762

2,098

2,135

      Black Only

197a

345

285

336

170

280

372

448

      American Indian or Alaska

        Native Only

12

*

37

36

10

*

44

51

      Native Hawaiian or Other

        Pacific Islander

3

5

3

4

2

3

6

7

      Asian Only

5

13

18

14

5

3

19

32

      More Than One Race

25

*

30

25

25

22

30

60

    Hispanic

105a

199

197

235

80

128

260

397

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
aDifference between estimate and 2001 estimate is statistically significant at the .05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2001 estimate is statistically significant at the .01 level.
1 "Received treatment" refers to treatment received in order to reduce or stop drug or alcohol use, or for medical problems associated with drug or alcohol use. It includes treatment received at any location, such as a hospital, at a rehabilitation facility (inpatient or outpatient), mental health center, emergency room, private doctor's office, self-help group, or prison/jail.
2 Estimates include persons who received treatment specifically for alcohol or any illicit drug, as well as persons who received treatment but did not specify for what substance(s).
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 2000 and 2001.

 

20701 (5.38B)
Table H.65 Percentages of Persons Aged 12 or Older Who Received Substance Abuse Treatment in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics: 2000 and 2001

Demographic
Characteristic

RECEIVED TREATMENT IN THE PAST YEAR1

Any Illicit Drug

Alcohol

Both Any Illicit Drug and
Alcohol

Any Illicit Drug or
Alcohol2

2000

2001

2000

2001

2000

2001

2000

2001

TOTAL

0.6a

0.8

0.9

1.0

0.4a

0.5

1.3

1.4

AGE

               

    12-17

1.1

1.0

1.0

0.8

0.7

0.6

1.6

1.5

    18-25

0.9b

1.3

1.4

1.5

0.6

0.8

2.0

2.3

    26 or Older

0.4a

0.6

0.9

0.9

0.3a

0.5

1.1

1.2

GENDER

               

    Male

0.7b

0.9

1.4

1.4

0.5a

0.7

1.8

1.9

    Female

0.5

0.6

0.5

0.6

0.3

0.4

0.8

0.9

HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE

               

    Not Hispanic

0.6a

0.8

1.0

1.0

0.4

0.5

1.3

1.4

      White Only

0.6

0.7

0.9

0.9

0.4

0.5

1.3

1.3

      Black Only

0.8a

1.4

1.1

1.3

0.7

1.1

1.5

1.8

      American Indian or Alaska

        Native Only

1.1

*

3.4

3.1

0.9

*

4.0

4.4

      Native Hawaiian or Other

        Pacific Islander

0.5

0.8

0.5

0.6

0.4

0.5

1.1

1.0

      Asian Only

0.1

0.2

0.2

0.2

0.1

0.0

0.3

0.4

      More Than One Race

1.3

*

1.6

1.3

1.3

1.1

1.6

3.1

    Hispanic

0.4a

0.8

0.8

1.0

0.3

0.5

1.1

1.6

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
aDifference between estimate and 2001 estimate is statistically significant at the .05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2001 estimate is statistically significant at the .01 level.
1 "Received treatment" refers to treatment received in order to reduce or stop drug or alcohol use, or for medical problems associated with drug or alcohol use. It includes treatment received at any location, such as a hospital, at a rehabilitation facility (inpatient or outpatient), mental health center, emergency room, private doctor's office, self-help group, or prison/jail.
2 Estimates include persons who received treatment specifically for alcohol or any illicit drug, as well as persons who received treatment but did not specify for what substance(s).
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 2000 and 2001.

 

20701 (5.43B)
Table H.66 Percentages of Persons Aged 12 or Older Who Received Substance Abuse Treatment in the Past Year, by Geographic Characteristics: 2000 and 2001

Geographic
Characteristic

RECEIVED TREATMENT IN THE PAST YEAR1

Any Illicit Drug

Alcohol

Both Any Illicit Drug and
Alcohol

Any Illicit Drug or
Alcohol2

2000

2001

2000

2001

2000

2001

2000

2001

TOTAL

0.6a

0.8

0.9

1.0

0.4a

0.5

1.3

1.4

GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION

               

    Northeast

0.6

0.8

0.9

1.0

0.4

0.6

1.2

1.4

      New England

0.8

1.0

0.9

1.6

0.5

0.7

1.4

2.0

      Middle Atlantic

0.5

0.8

0.9

0.8

0.3

0.6

1.1

1.2

    Midwest

0.6

0.5

1.2

1.0

0.4

0.4

1.6

1.3

      East North Central

0.5

0.6

1.1

1.2

0.4

0.5

1.5

1.4

      West North Central

0.7

0.3

1.4a

0.8

0.5

0.3

1.8a

1.0

    South

0.5a

0.7

0.7

0.8

0.3a

0.5

0.9

1.2

      South Atlantic

0.4a

0.8

0.7

0.9

0.3a

0.6

1.0

1.2

      East South Central

0.4

0.5

0.4

0.7

0.2

0.3

0.6

1.1

      West South Central

0.6

0.7

0.6

0.7

0.4

0.5

1.0

1.2

    West

0.7

1.0

1.2

1.2

0.6

0.7

1.5

1.8

      Mountain

0.7

0.7

1.2

0.8

0.5

0.4

1.5

1.4

      Pacific

0.7

1.1

1.2

1.3

0.6

0.8

1.5

2.0

COUNTY TYPE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    Large Metro

0.6a

0.8

1.0

1.0

0.5

0.6

1.3

1.5

    Small Metro

0.5a

0.9

0.9

1.1

0.4a

0.7

1.2

1.5

      250K - 1 Mil. Pop.

0.5a

1.0

0.8

1.2

0.4a

0.7

1.2

1.7

      <250K Pop.

0.6

0.6

1.0

0.9

0.4

0.5

1.4

1.1

    Nonmetro

0.5

0.4

0.9

0.6

0.3

0.3

1.3

1.0

      Urbanized

0.7

0.5

1.0

0.7

0.6

0.3

1.4

1.1

      Less Urbanized

0.4

0.4

0.9

0.6

0.2

0.3

1.3a

0.9

      Completely Rural

0.4

0.5

0.6

0.9

0.2

0.2

0.9

1.5

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
aDifference between estimate and 2001 estimate is statistically significant at the .05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2001 estimate is statistically significant at the .01 level.
1 "Receiving treatment" refers to treatment received in order to reduce or stop drug or alcohol use, or for medical problems associated with drug or alcohol use. It includes treatment received at any location, such as a hospital, at a rehabilitation facility (inpatient or outpatient), mental health center, emergency room, private doctor's office, self-help group, or prison/jail.
2 Estimates include persons who received treatment specifically for alcohol or any illicit drug, as well as persons who received treatment but did not specify for what substance(s).
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 2000 and 2001.

 

20701 (5.49A)
Table H.67 Estimated Numbers (in Thousands) of Persons Aged 12 or Older Who Needed and Received Treatment for an Illicit Drug Problem in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics: 2000 and 2001

Demographic
Characteristic

NEEDED TREATMENT FOR AN ILLICIT DRUG PROBLEM
IN THE PAST YEAR

Percentage Who
Received Treatment
at a Specialty
Facility Among Persons
Who Needed Treatment

Total

Received Treatment at a
Specialty Facility

Did Not Receive
Treatment at a Specialty
Facility

2000

2001

2000

2001

2000

2001

2000

2001

TOTAL

4,655b

6,096

774a

1,054

3,881b

5,042

16.6

17.3

AGE

               

    12-17

1,074

1,146

122

116

951

1,029

11.4

10.2

    18-25

1,645b

2,191

142b

237

1,503b

1,954

8.6

10.8

    26 or Older

1,937b

2,760

510

700

1,427b

2,059

26.3

25.4

GENDER

               

    Male

2,749b

3,839

411

562

2,337b

3,276

15.0

14.6

    Female

1,907

2,258

363

491

1,544

1,766

19.0

21.8

HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE

               

    Not Hispanic

4,081b

5,279

723

924

3,358b

4,356

17.7

17.5

      White Only

3,235b

4,179

577

626

2,659b

3,553

17.8

15.0

      Black Only

632

785

118

225

514

560

*

28.7

      American Indian or Alaska

        Native Only

46

58

4

*

42

36

*

*

      Native Hawaiian or Other

        Pacific Islander

10

9

3

0

7

9

*

*

      Asian Only

54a

108

1

3

54a

105

*

*

      More Than One Race

103

140

21

*

82

94

*

*

    Hispanic

574a

817

51a

130

523

687

9.0

15.9

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: 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, or prescription-type psychotherapeutic (nonmedical use).
aDifference between estimate and 2001 estimate is statistically significant at the .05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2001 estimate is statistically significant at the .01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 2000 and 2001.

 

20701 (5.49B)
Table H.68 Percentages of Persons Aged 12 or Older Who Needed and Received Treatment for an Illicit Drug Problem in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics: 2000 and 2001

Demographic
Characteristic

NEEDED TREATMENT FOR AN ILLICIT DRUG PROBLEM
IN THE PAST YEAR

Percentage Who
Received Treatment
at a Specialty
Facility Among Persons
Who Needed Treatment

Total

Received Treatment at a
Specialty Facility

Did Not Receive
Treatment at a Specialty
Facility

2000

2001

2000

2001

2000

2001

2000

2001

TOTAL

2.1b

2.7

0.3a

0.5

1.7b

2.2

16.6

17.3

AGE

               

    12-17

4.6

4.9

0.5

0.5

4.1

4.4

11.4

10.2

    18-25

5.7b

7.4

0.5b

0.8

5.2b

6.6

8.6

10.8

    26 or Older

1.1b

1.6

0.3

0.4

0.8b

1.2

26.3

25.4

GENDER

               

    Male

2.6b

3.5

0.4

0.5

2.2b

3.0

15.0

14.6

    Female

1.6

1.9

0.3

0.4

1.3

1.5

19.0

21.8

HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE

               

    Not Hispanic

2.0b

2.6

0.4

0.5

1.7b

2.2

17.7

17.5

      White Only

2.0b

2.6

0.4

0.4

1.6b

2.2

17.8

15.0

      Black Only

2.5

3.1

0.5

0.9

2.0

2.2

*

28.7

      American Indian or Alaska

        Native Only

4.3

5.0

0.4

*

3.9

3.1

*

*

      Native Hawaiian or Other

        Pacific Islander

1.8

1.4

0.5

0.1

1.4

1.3

*

*

      Asian Only

0.7a

1.4

0.0

0.0

0.7a

1.3

*

*

      More Than One Race

5.5

7.4

1.1

*

4.4

4.9

*

*

    Hispanic

2.4a

3.3

0.2a

0.5

2.2

2.8

9.0

15.9

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: 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, or prescription-type psychotherapeutic (nonmedical use).
aDifference between estimate and 2001 estimate is statistically significant at the .05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2001 estimate is statistically significant at the .01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 2000 and 2001.

 

20701 (5.54B)
Table H.69 Percentages of Persons Aged 12 or Older Who Needed and Received Treatment for an Illicit Drug Problem in the Past Year, by Geographic Characteristics: 2000 and 2001

Geographic
Characteristic

NEEDED TREATMENT FOR AN ILLICIT DRUG PROBLEM
IN THE PAST YEAR

Percentage Who
Received Treatment
at a Specialty
Facility Among Persons
Who Needed Treatment

Total

Received Treatment at a
Specialty Facility

Did Not Receive
Treatment at a Specialty
Facility

2000

2001

2000

2001

2000

2001

2000

2001

TOTAL

2.1b

2.7

0.3a

0.5

1.7b

2.2

16.6

17.3

GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION

               

    Northeast

2.4

2.7

0.4

0.5

2.0

2.2

17.2

18.8

      New England

3.2

3.1

0.7

0.5

2.6

2.6

*

*

      Middle Atlantic

2.1

2.5

0.3

0.5

1.8

2.0

15.3

19.9

    Midwest

1.8a

2.3

0.3

0.3

1.5b

2.0

17.8

13.7

      East North Central

1.9b

2.5

0.3

0.4

1.6b

2.1

16.1

14.5

      West North Central

1.7

1.8

0.4

0.2

1.4

1.6

*

11.0

    South

1.7b

2.4

0.3a

0.5

1.4b

2.0

17.3

18.8

      South Atlantic

1.7a

2.3

0.3

0.5

1.4

1.8

20.0

20.9

      East South Central

1.6b

2.6

0.2a

0.5

1.4a

2.1

10.1

*

      West South Central

1.8b

2.5

0.3

0.4

1.5a

2.1

16.6

16.3

    West

2.7b

3.7

0.4

0.6

2.3b

3.0

14.7

17.0

      Mountain

2.8

2.8

0.4

0.4

2.4

2.3

13.9

15.8

      Pacific

2.7b

4.0

0.4

0.7

2.3b

3.3

*

17.4

COUNTY TYPE

               

    Large Metro

2.3b

2.9

0.4

0.5

1.9b

2.4

16.2

18.5

    Small Metro

2.0b

2.8

0.3

0.5

1.7b

2.3

15.5

18.0

      250K - 1 Mil. Pop.

2.0b

2.8

0.3a

0.6

1.7b

2.3

15.1

19.9

      <250K Pop.

2.0

2.6

0.3

0.3

1.7

2.3

16.7

11.8

    Nonmetro

1.7a

2.2

0.3

0.3

1.4b

1.9

20.0

12.4

      Urbanized

2.0a

2.9

0.5

0.4

1.5b

2.5

*

12.4

      Less Urbanized

1.7

1.9

0.3

0.2

1.4

1.7

*

11.9

      Completely Rural

1.2

1.7

0.2

0.3

1.0

1.4

*

*

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: 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, or prescription-type psychotherapeutic (nonmedical use).
aDifference between estimate and 2001 estimate is statistically significant at the .05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2001 estimate is statistically significant at the .01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 2000 and 2001.

 

20823 (5.67A)
Table H.70 Estimated Numbers (in Thousands) Reporting Whether They Felt They Needed Illicit Drug Treatment and Whether They Made an Effort to Get Treatment in the Past Year Among Persons Aged 12 or Older Classified as Needing But Not Receiving Treatment for an Illicit Drug Problem, by Demographic Characteristics: 2000 and 2001

Demographic Characteristic

Total Needing But
Not Receiving
Treatment1

Felt Need for Treatment2

Did Not Feel Need for
Treatment3

Total

Made Effort

Made No Effort

2000

2001

2000

2001

2000

2001

2000

2001

2000

2001

TOTAL

3,881b

5,042

381

377

129

101

253

276

3,500b

4,665

AGE

                   

    12-17

951

1,029

74a

42

*

*

*

*

877

987

    18-25

1,503b

1,954

103

110

*

*

*

*

1,400b

1,843

    26 or Older

1,427b

2,059

204

224

*

*

*

*

1,222b

1,835

GENDER

                   

    Male

2,337b

3,276

231

240

*

*

*

*

2,106b

3,037

    Female

1,544

1,766

150

137

*

*

*

*

1,393

1,629

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2001 estimate is statistically significant at the .05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2001 estimate is statistically significant at the .01 level.
1 "Needing But Not Receiving Treatment" refers to respondents classified as needing treatment for any illicit drug, but have not 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 (nonmedical use).
2 Persons who felt a need for treatment include persons who did not receive but felt they needed treatment for an illicit drug problem, as well as persons who only received treatment for an illicit drug problem at a nonspecialty facility and felt they needed additional treatment.
3 Persons who did not feel a need for treatment include persons who did not receive and felt they did not need treatment for an illicit drug problem, as well as persons who only received treatment for an illicit drug problem at a nonspecialty facility and felt they did not need additional treatment.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 2001.

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