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2003 National Survey on Drug Use & Health:  Detailed Tables

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Table 8.1C Standard Errors of Numbers (in Thousands) of Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Gender and Detailed Age Categories: 2002 and 2003
Age Category Total GENDER
Male Female
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 2,280 2,296 1,394 1,387 1,392 1,368
12 93 86 64 60 66 62
13 93 102 67 71 59 66
14 91 93 64 62 68 61
15 89 89 62 62 61 61
16 91 89 61 61 63 66
17 85 93 60 62 58 63
18 109 120 74 87 81 74
19 123 113 77 74 82 79
20 126 112 88 75 78 74
21 116 114 80 74 73 76
22 114 116 78 78 70 74
23 115 103 80 65 67 73
24 102 97 68 69 65 60
25 92 104 60 76 63 66
26–29 451 386 297 282 294 241
30–34 466 551 319 340 301 362
35–39 559 498 386 341 350 314
40–44 487 529 352 351 338 345
45–49 474 510 351 361 319 364
50–54 660 663 449 460 451 446
55–59 579 559 380 407 417 368
60–64 546 498 378 342 366 343
65 or Older 1,084 1,072 641 635 750 722
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table 8.2C Standard Errors of Numbers (in Thousands) of Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Age Group and Demographic Characteristics: 2002 and 2003
Demographic Characteristic Total AGE GROUP (Years)
12–17 18–25 26 or Older
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 2,280 2,296 311 317 470 418 2,047 2,089
GENDER
     Male 1,394 1,387 194 183 275 257 1,274 1,290
     Female 1,392 1,368 182 191 270 241 1,321 1,279
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 2,186 2,130 274 289 409 366 1,980 1,960
          White 1,889 1,930 231 240 319 300 1,747 1,787
          Black or African American 826 767 117 117 160 144 680 675
          American Indian or Alaska Native 162 119 33 19 34 20 133 104
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 127 57 16 15 25 22 113 50
          Asian 499 460 71 65 109 98 455 428
          Two or More Races 164 146 26 29 30 29 158 141
     Hispanic or Latino 770 835 135 135 196 172 661 732
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN
     Male, White, Not Hispanic 1,110 1,148 157 140 189 189 1,030 1,075
     Female, White, Not Hispanic 1,186 1,144 127 146 181 172 1,135 1,087
     Male, Black, Not Hispanic 479 493 71 71 84 94 428 436
     Female, Black, Not Hispanic 494 473 69 71 111 90 418 436
     Male, Hispanic 498 532 81 80 138 118 431 484
     Female, Hispanic 480 494 88 87 105 94 444 448
EDUCATION1
     < High School 888 816 N/A N/A 161 156 853 778
     High School Graduate 1,072 1,041 N/A N/A 196 186 1,027 1,003
     Some College 931 892 N/A N/A 247 241 900 854
     College Graduate 1,134 1,052 N/A N/A 153 133 1,105 1,030
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT1
     Full-Time 1,426 1,443 N/A N/A 248 229 1,366 1,392
     Part-Time 659 558 N/A N/A 187 190 622 517
     Unemployed 301 270 N/A N/A 91 90 277 251
     Other2 1,187 1,180 N/A N/A 176 158 1,185 1,164
N/A: Not applicable.
1 Data on education and current employment not shown for persons aged 12 to 17. Estimates for both education and current employment are for persons aged 18 or older.
2 Retired person, disabled person, homemaker, student, or other person not in the labor force.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table 8.3C Standard Errors of Numbers (in Thousands) of Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Youth and Adult Age Groups and Demographic Characteristics: 2002 and 2003
Demographic Characteristic Total YOUTH AND ADULT AGE GROUPS (Years)
12–17 18 or Older
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 2,280 2,296 311 317 2,164 2,193
GENDER
     Male 1,394 1,387 194 183 1,336 1,344
     Female 1,392 1,368 182 191 1,353 1,315
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 2,186 2,130 274 289 2,076 2,035
          White 1,889 1,930 231 240 1,797 1,842
          Black or African American 826 767 117 117 764 726
          American Indian or Alaska Native 162 119 33 19 145 112
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 127 57 16 15 121 54
          Asian 499 460 71 65 471 444
          Two or More Races 164 146 26 29 161 143
     Hispanic or Latino 770 835 135 135 733 788
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN
     Male, White, Not Hispanic 1,110 1,148 157 140 1,055 1,110
     Female, White, Not Hispanic 1,186 1,144 127 146 1,155 1,103
     Male, Black, Not Hispanic 479 493 71 71 455 470
     Female, Black, Not Hispanic 494 473 69 71 465 452
     Male, Hispanic 498 532 81 80 483 514
     Female, Hispanic 480 494 88 87 453 469
EDUCATION1
     < High School 888 816 N/A N/A 888 816
     High School Graduate 1,072 1,041 N/A N/A 1,072 1,041
     Some College 931 892 N/A N/A 931 892
     College Graduate 1,134 1,052 N/A N/A 1,134 1,052
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT1
     Full-Time 1,426 1,443 N/A N/A 1,426 1,443
     Part-Time 659 558 N/A N/A 659 558
     Unemployed 301 270 N/A N/A 301 270
     Other2 1,187 1,180 N/A N/A 1,187 1,180
N/A: Not applicable.
1 Data on education and current employment not shown for persons aged 12 to 17. Estimates for both education and current employment are for persons aged 18 or older.
2 Retired person, disabled person, homemaker, student, or other person not in the labor force.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table 8.4C Standard Errors of Numbers (in Thousands) of Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Underage and Legal Drinking Age Groups and Demographic Characteristics: 2002 and 2003
Demographic Characteristic Total UNDERAGE AND LEGAL DRINKING AGE GROUPS (Years)
12–20 21 or Older
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 2,280 2,296 437 428 2,114 2,160
GENDER
     Male 1,394 1,387 260 266 1,319 1,314
     Female 1,392 1,368 268 240 1,330 1,310
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 2,186 2,130 378 384 2,038 2,009
          White 1,889 1,930 310 318 1,778 1,827
          Black or African American 826 767 170 160 722 705
          American Indian or Alaska Native 162 119 50 24 138 110
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 127 57 24 24 118 52
          Asian 499 460 97 92 461 438
          Two or More Races 164 146 32 34 160 142
     Hispanic or Latino 770 835 206 183 694 775
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN
     Male, White, Not Hispanic 1,110 1,148 203 200 1,045 1,096
     Female, White, Not Hispanic 1,186 1,144 180 177 1,145 1,102
     Male, Black, Not Hispanic 479 493 96 101 445 451
     Female, Black, Not Hispanic 494 473 111 97 437 449
     Male, Hispanic 498 532 114 115 465 506
     Female, Hispanic 480 494 131 108 444 467
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table 8.5C Standard Errors of Numbers (in Thousands) of Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Age Group and Racial/Ethnic Subgroups: Annual Averages Based on 2002 and 2003 NSDUHs
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup Total AGE GROUP (Years)
12–17 18–25 26 or Older
TOTAL1 1,830 250 346 1,641
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 1,745 226 305 1,575
     White 1,549 189 244 1,418
     Black or African American 611 90 119 507
     American Indian or Alaska Native 119 20 23 93
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 70 10 16 62
     Chinese 158 17 33 154
     Filipino 178 16 22 171
     Japanese 108 7 9 107
     Asian Indian 169 23 27 155
     Korean 93 13 27 79
     Vietnamese 105 16 23 99
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 651 104 140 551
     Mexican 519 87 124 421
     Puerto Rican 183 35 32 165
     Central or South American 184 29 41 159
     Cuban 153 15 16 141
1 Totals include data from respondents reporting racial/ethnic subgroups not shown, as well as respondents reporting more than one subgroup.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table 8.6C Standard Errors of Numbers (in Thousands) of Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Youth and Adult Age Groups and Racial/Ethnic Subgroups: Annual Averages Based on 2002 and 2003 NSDUHs
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup Total YOUTH AND ADULT AGE GROUPS (Years)
12–17 18 or Older
TOTAL1 1,830 250 1,732
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 1,745 226 1,646
     White 1,549 189 1,463
     Black or African American 611 90 565
     American Indian or Alaska Native 119 20 105
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 70 10 67
     Chinese 158 17 155
     Filipino 178 16 171
     Japanese 108 7 106
     Asian Indian 169 23 163
     Korean 93 13 89
     Vietnamese 105 16 103
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 651 104 613
     Mexican 519 87 483
     Puerto Rican 183 35 173
     Central or South American 184 29 176
     Cuban 153 15 146
1 Totals include data from respondents reporting racial/ethnic subgroups not shown, as well as respondents reporting more than one subgroup.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table 8.7C Standard Errors of Numbers (in Thousands) of Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Underage and Legal Drinking Age Groups and Racial/Ethnic Subgroups: Annual Averages Based on 2002 and 2003 NSDUHs
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup Total UNDERAGE AND LEGAL DRINKING AGE GROUPS (Years)
12–20 21 or Older
TOTAL1 1,830 340 1,692
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 1,745 304 1,617
     White 1,549 249 1,446
     Black or African American 611 128 540
     American Indian or Alaska Native 119 29 99
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 70 16 65
     Chinese 158 25 155
     Filipino 178 21 173
     Japanese 108 11 107
     Asian Indian 169 28 159
     Korean 93 18 86
     Vietnamese 105 24 102
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 651 147 585
     Mexican 519 124 455
     Puerto Rican 183 43 170
     Central or South American 184 40 172
     Cuban 153 18 144
1 Totals include data from respondents reporting racial/ethnic subgroups not shown, as well as respondents reporting more than one subgroup.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table 8.8C Standard Errors of Numbers (in Thousands) of Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Age Group and Geographic Characteristics: 2002 and 2003
Geographic Characteristic Total AGE GROUP (Years)
12–17 18–25 26 or Older
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 2,280 2,296 311 317 470 418 2,047 2,089
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION
     Northeast 910 831 111 100 161 185 844 796
          New England 407 339 46 48 97 101 346 341
          Middle Atlantic 815 759 101 88 128 155 770 720
     Midwest 893 861 126 121 176 163 830 772
          East North Central 695 744 104 101 137 138 661 668
          West North Central 561 432 71 68 110 87 502 386
     South 1,551 1,512 215 223 297 256 1,352 1,348
          South Atlantic 1,189 1,166 149 147 230 183 1,052 1,059
          East South Central 677 653 85 134 139 107 573 524
          West South Central 731 708 131 100 127 144 626 650
     West 1,080 1,246 149 162 275 221 980 1,148
          Mountain 465 487 71 68 96 119 420 421
          Pacific 974 1,147 131 147 258 186 885 1,067
COUNTY TYPE1
     Large Metro 1,905 1,905 254 270 337 311 1,674 1,713
     Small Metro 1,378 1,491 181 185 312 259 1,163 1,272
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 1,151 1,294 156 155 244 216 969 1,092
          < 250K Pop. 881 930 92 106 203 162 748 787
     Nonmetro 931 1,051 121 132 173 162 821 942
          Urbanized 719 799 96 89 142 140 595 680
          Less Urbanized 788 827 96 101 107 118 680 712
          Completely Rural 498 479 55 60 63 45 419 403
1 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table 8.9C Standard Errors of Numbers (in Thousands) of Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Youth and Adult Age Groups and Geographic Characteristics: 2002 and 2003
Geographic Characteristic Total YOUTH AND ADULT AGE GROUPS (Years)
12–17 18 or Older
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 2,280 2,296 311 317 2,164 2,193
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION
     Northeast 910 831 111 100 872 821
          New England 407 339 46 48 394 343
          Middle Atlantic 815 759 101 88 778 746
     Midwest 893 861 126 121 853 803
          East North Central 695 744 104 101 671 697
          West North Central 561 432 71 68 528 398
     South 1,551 1,512 215 223 1,447 1,424
          South Atlantic 1,189 1,166 149 147 1,125 1,116
          East South Central 677 653 85 134 623 570
          West South Central 731 708 131 100 664 676
     West 1,080 1,246 149 162 1,049 1,210
          Mountain 465 487 71 68 436 459
          Pacific 974 1,147 131 147 954 1,120
COUNTY TYPE1
     Large Metro 1,905 1,905 254 270 1,782 1,799
     Small Metro 1,378 1,491 181 185 1,284 1,390
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 1,151 1,294 156 155 1,068 1,207
          < 250K Pop. 881 930 92 106 826 867
     Nonmetro 931 1,051 121 132 874 989
          Urbanized 719 799 96 89 661 746
          Less Urbanized 788 827 96 101 732 768
          Completely Rural 498 479 55 60 456 434
1 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table 8.10C Standard Errors of Numbers (in Thousands) of Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Underage and Legal Drinking Age Groups and Geographic Characteristics: 2002 and 2003
Geographic Characteristic Total UNDERAGE AND LEGAL DRINKING AGE GROUPS (Years)
12–20 21 or Older
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 2,280 2,296 437 428 2,114 2,160
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION
     Northeast 910 831 139 138 874 808
          New England 407 339 54 60 391 332
          Middle Atlantic 815 759 128 124 782 736
     Midwest 893 861 161 166 847 798
          East North Central 695 744 136 142 667 691
          West North Central 561 432 87 87 522 400
     South 1,551 1,512 296 301 1,407 1,387
          South Atlantic 1,189 1,166 194 197 1,106 1,085
          East South Central 677 653 145 192 583 543
          West South Central 731 708 171 122 644 672
     West 1,080 1,246 239 214 1,005 1,204
          Mountain 465 487 102 89 426 453
          Pacific 974 1,147 216 194 911 1,116
COUNTY TYPE1
     Large Metro 1,905 1,905 353 357 1,735 1,774
     Small Metro 1,378 1,491 270 255 1,236 1,354
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 1,151 1,294 228 216 1,027 1,166
          < 250K Pop. 881 930 155 155 793 834
     Nonmetro 931 1,051 173 174 852 969
          Urbanized 719 799 146 135 631 719
          Less Urbanized 788 827 128 134 705 742
          Completely Rural 498 479 82 78 439 420
1 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table 8.11C Standard Errors of Numbers (in Thousands) of Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Receipt of and Perceived Need of Mental Health Treatment/Counseling and Demographic Characteristics: 2002 and 2003
Demographic Characteristic Total1 MENTAL HEALTH TREATMENT/COUNSELING IN THE PAST YEAR2
Received Not Received
Unmet Need No Unmet Need Unmet Need No Unmet Need
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 2,164 2,193 226 250 565 609 256 215 1,978 1,905
AGE
     18–25 470 418 49 48 71 86 61 67 417 355
     26–49 1,281 1,281 176 186 351 371 186 168 1,119 1,093
     50 or Older 1,592 1,593 131 143 435 436 159 119 1,477 1,469
GENDER
     Male 1,336 1,344 114 125 312 320 178 136 1,250 1,232
     Female 1,353 1,315 189 210 469 484 187 170 1,236 1,126
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 2,076 2,035 211 225 548 569 242 206 1,909 1,773
          White 1,797 1,842 189 211 522 539 196 186 1,638 1,608
          Black or African American 764 726 92 60 134 162 136 79 686 649
          Other or Two or More Races 528 485 37 35 143 118 56 52 498 449
     Hispanic or Latino 733 788 72 88 140 158 78 75 699 735
COUNTY TYPE3
     Large Metro 1,782 1,799 164 168 430 452 202 173 1,614 1,579
     Small Metro 1,284 1,390 134 161 299 358 132 108 1,129 1,171
     Nonmetro 874 989 83 95 208 219 73 74 793 850
EDUCATION
     < High School 888 816 115 87 215 205 85 75 828 749
     High School Graduate 1,072 1,041 118 109 307 311 117 119 1,020 944
     Some College 931 892 108 128 281 282 161 122 854 792
     College Graduate 1,134 1,052 118 139 343 295 123 120 989 928
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT
     Full-Time 1,426 1,443 147 165 371 416 169 163 1,317 1,290
     Part-Time 659 558 85 88 190 198 95 80 595 506
     Unemployed 301 270 45 40 99 84 70 58 276 256
     Other4 1,187 1,180 142 128 359 345 148 112 1,115 1,073
1 Estimates in the Total column are for all persons aged 18 or older, including those with unknown mental health treatment/counseling.
2 Mental Health Treatment/Counseling is defined as having received inpatient care, outpatient care, or using prescription medication for problems with emotions, nerves, or mental health. Respondents were not to include treatment for drug or alcohol use. Unmet Need for Mental Health Treatment/Counseling is defined as a perceived need for treatment that was not received. Respondents with missing treatment/counseling information are excluded.
3 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
4 Retired person, disabled person, homemaker, student, or other person not in the labor force.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table 8.12C Standard Errors of Numbers (in Thousands) of Females Aged 15 to 44, by Pregnancy Status and Demographic Characteristics: Annual Averages Based on 2002 and 2003 NSDUHs
Demographic Characteristic Total1 PREGNANCY STATUS
Pregnant Not Pregnant
TOTAL 589 93 578
AGE
     15–17 87 9 84
     18–25 197 34 188
     26–44 507 86 498
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 537 78 529
          White 453 66 440
          Black or African American 215 24 210
          American Indian or Alaska Native 35 7 34
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 24 2 23
          Asian 137 33 137
          Two or More Races 45 9 44
     Hispanic or Latino 255 47 247
TRIMESTER2
     First N/A 44 N/A
     Second N/A 54 N/A
     Third N/A 49 N/A
N/A: Not applicable.
1 Estimates in the Total column are for all females aged 15 to 44, including those with unknown pregnancy status.
2 Pregnant females aged 15 to 44 not reporting trimester were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table 8.13C Standard Errors of Numbers (in Thousands) of Persons Aged 18 to 22, by College Enrollment Status and Demographic Characteristics: 2002 and 2003
Demographic Characteristic Total1 COLLEGE ENROLLMENT STATUS
Full-Time Undergraduates Other Persons Aged 18–222
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 368 317 258 251 228 208
AGE
     18 109 120 72 70 84 99
     19 123 113 88 86 86 75
     20 126 112 91 84 78 78
     21 116 114 77 80 83 76
     22 114 116 64 75 91 90
GENDER
     Male 218 202 143 141 154 146
     Female 217 191 160 154 128 124
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 311 288 245 233 171 174
          White 249 232 195 187 145 141
          Black or African American 130 115 95 70 78 86
          American Indian or Alaska Native 27 13 6 4 26 13
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 18 17 7 9 17 17
          Asian 81 77 57 60 40 41
          Two or More Races 23 24 14 16 20 17
     Hispanic or Latino 173 122 56 58 147 113
1 Estimates in the Total column are for all persons aged 18 to 22, including those with unknown enrollment status.
2 Other Persons include respondents aged 18 to 22 not enrolled in school, enrolled in college part time, enrolled in other grades either full or part time, or enrolled with no other information available.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table 8.14C Standard Errors of Numbers (in Thousands) of Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Probation Status and Demographic Characteristics: 2002 and 2003
Demographic Characteristic Total1 PROBATION STATUS DURING THE PAST YEAR
On Probation Not on Probation
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 18 OR OLDER 2,164 2,193 224 208 2,134 2,160
AGE
     18–49 1,443 1,417 199 188 1,407 1,410
          18–25 470 418 72 70 452 398
          26–34 708 713 119 112 688 714
          35–49 924 959 130 128 911 954
GENDER/AGE
     Male 18 or Older 1,336 1,344 185 181 1,317 1,324
          Male 18–49 892 881 168 153 871 873
     Female 18 or Older 1,353 1,315 101 103 1,342 1,308
          Female 18–49 834 811 82 98 821 811
1 Estimates in the Total column are for all persons aged 18 or older, including those with unknown probation status.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table 8.15C Standard Errors of Numbers (in Thousands) of Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Parole/Supervised Release Status and Demographic Characteristics: 2002 and 2003
Demographic Characteristic Total1 PAROLE/SUPERVISED RELEASE DURING THE PAST YEAR2
Yes No
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 18 OR OLDER 2,164 2,193 153 134 2,150 2,169
AGE
     18–49 1,443 1,417 115 100 1,420 1,405
          18–25 470 418 37 33 466 413
          26–34 708 713 71 69 699 713
          35–49 924 959 85 61 909 954
GENDER/AGE
     Male 18 or Older 1,336 1,344 126 114 1,320 1,326
          Male 18–49 892 881 106 92 870 868
     Female 18 or Older 1,353 1,315 76 58 1,354 1,310
          Female 18–49 834 811 52 35 830 815
1 Estimates in the Total column are for all persons aged 18 or older, including those with unknown parole/supervised release status.
2 Respondents were asked if they were on parole, supervised release, or other conditional release from prison during the past year.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table 8.16C Standard Errors of Numbers (in Thousands) of Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Household Participation in Selected Government Assistance Programs and Age Group: 2002 and 2003
Program/Age HOUSEHOLD RECEIVED GOVERNMENT ASSISTANCE
Yes No
2002 2003 2002 2003
ONE OR MORE GOVERNMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS
     Total 658 704 2,152 2,153
          12–17 121 125 284 287
          18–25 128 122 435 392
          26 or Older 593 660 1,952 1,962
SUPPLEMENTAL SECURITY INCOME (SSI)
     Total 523 536 2,208 2,183
          12–17 65 77 301 302
          18–25 72 72 462 414
          26 or Older 498 513 1,981 1,987
FOOD STAMPS
     Total 428 451 2,254 2,239
          12–17 102 98 295 296
          18–25 99 94 448 401
          26 or Older 363 404 2,038 2,043
CASH ASSISTANCE
     Total 284 319 2,256 2,274
          12–17 62 69 304 306
          18–25 67 65 460 407
          26 or Older 252 283 2,031 2,069
NONCASH ASSISTANCE
     Total 286 312 2,277 2,269
          12–17 62 58 304 309
          18–25 71 71 458 406
          26 or Older 247 282 2,056 2,061
NOTE: Household participation in one or more government assistance programs is defined as one or more family members receiving Supplemental Security Income (SSI), food stamps, cash, or noncash assistance. SSI provides payments to low-income, aged, blind, and disabled persons. Food stamps are government-issued coupons used to purchase food. Cash assistance refers to receiving cash due to low income, such as Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), welfare, or public assistance. Noncash assistance refers to receiving assistance due to low income, such as help getting a job, placement in an education or job training program, or help with transportation, child care, or housing.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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