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2000 National Survey on Drug Use & Health

Appendix E: Sample Size and Population Tables

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Table E.1 Survey Sample Size for All Respondents Aged 12 or Older, by Gender and Detailed Age Categories: 1999 and 2000

Age Category

Total

GENDER

Male

Female

1999

2000

1999

2000

1999

2000

Total

66,706

71,764

32,092

34,386

34,614

37,378

             

12

3,967

4,117

1,968

2,100

1,999

2,017

13

4,385

4,488

2,208

2,299

2,177

2,189

14

4,416

4,481

2,329

2,282

2,087

2,199

15

4,192

4,399

2,112

2,237

2,080

2,162

16

4,333

4,263

2,158

2,128

2,175

2,135

17

4,064

3,969

2,023

1,931

2,041

2,038

18

3,257

3,278

1,612

1,604

1,645

1,674

19

2,950

2,951

1,412

1,454

1,538

1,497

20

2,788

2,903

1,307

1,359

1,481

1,544

21

2,690

2,715

1,310

1,268

1,380

1,447

22

2,625

2,738

1,215

1,246

1,410

1,492

23

2,552

2,704

1,200

1,313

1,352

1,391

24

2,576

2,623

1,181

1,220

1,395

1,403

25

2,495

2,701

1,174

1,252

1,321

1,449

26-29

3,576

4,183

1,645

1,890

1,931

2,293

30-34

4,302

5,369

2,014

2,423

2,288

2,946

35-39

2,274

2,488

1,052

1,149

1,222

1,339

40-44

2,106

2,424

952

1,138

1,154

1,286

45-49

1,866

2,246

868

1,037

998

1,209

50-54

1,215

1,648

542

781

673

867

55-59

948

1,197

422

573

526

624

60-64

730

933

331

439

399

494

65 or Older

2,399

2,946

1,057

1,263

1,342

1,683

Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

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Table E.2 Estimated Numbers (in Thousands) of Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Gender and Detailed Age Categories: 1999 and 2000

Age Category

Total

GENDER

Male

Female

1999

2000

1999

2000

1999

2000

Total

221,123

223,280

106,229

107,344

114,894

115,935

             

12

3,570

3,742

1,776

1,932

1,794

1,810

13

4,017

4,017

2,038

2,078

1,979

1,939

14

4,068

4,046

2,195

2,087

1,873

1,959

15

3,797

4,003

1,959

2,083

1,838

1,920

16

4,032

3,964

2,021

1,990

2,011

1,974

17

3,719

3,596

1,888

1,789

1,831

1,807

18

4,279

4,312

2,172

2,203

2,107

2,109

19

3,978

3,888

1,979

1,992

1,999

1,896

20

3,784

3,883

1,809

1,909

1,974

1,974

21

3,537

3,508

1,836

1,706

1,701

1,802

22

3,370

3,390

1,637

1,635

1,733

1,755

23

3,169

3,463

1,574

1,770

1,595

1,693

24

3,218

3,214

1,552

1,581

1,666

1,633

25

3,133

3,327

1,581

1,619

1,552

1,708

26-29

14,826

14,204

7,139

6,856

7,686

7,348

30-34

18,842

18,806

9,187

9,145

9,655

9,660

35-39

22,742

21,594

11,191

10,768

11,550

10,827

40-44

21,492

22,178

10,328

10,898

11,164

11,280

45-49

19,090

20,110

9,500

9,632

9,590

10,477

50-54

16,975

19,027

7,467

8,732

9,508

10,295

55-59

12,968

13,470

6,235

6,488

6,733

6,983

60-64

10,144

10,174

4,728

4,883

5,416

5,291

65 or Older

32,373

31,364

14,435

13,570

17,938

17,794

Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

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Table E.3 Survey Sample Size for All Respondents Aged 12 or Older, by Age Groups and Demographic Characteristics: 1999 and 2000

Demographic Characteristic

 

AGE GROUP (Years)

Total

12-17

18-25

26 or Older

1999

2000

1999

2000

1999

2000

1999

2000

TOTAL

66,706

71,764

25,357

25,717

21,933

22,613

19,416

23,434

                 

GENDER

               

    Male

32,092

34,386

12,798

12,977

10,411

10,716

8,883

10,693

    Female

34,614

37,378

12,559

12,740

11,522

11,897

10,533

12,741

                 

HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE

               

    Not Hispanic

               

      White Only

46,054

49,415

16,901

17,047

14,697

14,991

14,456

17,377

      Black Only

7,982

8,494

3,297

3,367

2,729

2,711

1,956

2,416

      American Indian or Alaska

      Native Only

739

769

273

288

278

270

188

211

      Native Hawaiian or Other

      Pacific Islander

232

261

92

92

84

108

56

61

      Asian Only

2,146

2,393

795

784

765

856

586

753

      More Than One Race

1,072

1,039

483

468

380

352

209

219

    Hispanic

8,481

9,393

3,516

3,671

3,000

3,325

1,965

2,397

                 

GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN

               

    Male - White

22,142

23,740

8,540

8,597

6,935

7,166

6,667

7,977

    Female - White

23,912

25,675

8,361

8,450

7,762

7,825

7,789

9,400

    Male - Black

3,603

3,790

1,648

1,660

1,184

1,127

771

1,003

    Female - Black

4,379

4,704

1,649

1,707

1,545

1,584

1,185

1,413

    Male - Hispanic

4,317

4,634

1,790

1,892

1,547

1,615

980

1,127

    Female - Hispanic

4,164

4,759

1,726

1,779

1,453

1,710

985

1,270

                 

ADULT EDUCATION1

               

    < High School

7,458

8,376

N/A

N/A

4,347

4,771

3,111

3,605

    High School Graduate

14,845

16,026

N/A

N/A

8,218

8,234

6,627

7,792

    Some College

11,692

12,577

N/A

N/A

6,990

6,954

4,702

5,623

    College Graduate

7,354

9,068

N/A

N/A

2,378

2,654

4,976

6,414

                 

CURRENT EMPLOYMENT1

               

    Full-Time

23,723

26,826

N/A

N/A

11,433

11,984

12,290

14,842

    Part-Time

7,220

7,567

N/A

N/A

5,184

5,113

2,036

2,454

    Unemployed

1,705

1,706

N/A

N/A

1,266

1,237

439

469

    Other2

8,701

9,948

N/A

N/A

4,050

4,279

4,651

5,669

N/A: Not applicable.
1 Data on adult education and current employment not shown for persons aged 12 to 17. Estimates for both adult education and current employment are for persons aged >18.
2 Retired, disabled, homemaker, student, or "other."
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

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Table E.4 Estimated Numbers (in Thousands) of Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Age Groups and Demographic Characteristics: 1999 and 2000

Demographic Characteristic

 

AGE GROUP (Years)

Total

12-17

18-25

26 or Older

1999

2000

1999

2000

1999

2000

1999

2000

TOTAL

221,123

223,280

23,203

23,368

28,468

28,984

169,452

170,927

                 

GENDER

               

    Male

106,229

107,344

11,877

11,959

14,140

14,413

80,211

80,972

    Female

114,894

115,935

11,326

11,408

14,328

14,571

89,240

89,956

                 

HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE

               

    Not Hispanic

               

      White Only

162,107

162,913

15,313

15,308

18,756

19,142

128,038

128,463

      Black Only

24,858

25,402

3,222

3,338

3,854

3,922

17,782

18,142

      American Indian or Alaska

      Native Only

1,151

1,091

131

144

136

177

884

770

      Native Hawaiian or Other

      Pacific Islander

785

545

53

66

81

104

651

376

      Asian Only

7,254

7,620

897

835

1,086

1,003

5,271

5,782

      More Than One Race

1,948

1,861

366

364

346

301

1,236

1,195

    Hispanic

23,019

23,847

3,219

3,312

4,210

4,335

15,590

16,200

                 

GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN

               

    Male - White

78,540

79,035

7,869

7,855

9,419

9,578

61,251

61,602

    Female - White

83,568

83,878

7,444

7,453

9,336

9,564

66,787

66,861

    Male - Black

11,109

11,441

1,637

1,705

1,778

1,816

7,694

7,920

    Female - Black

13,748

13,961

1,585

1,633

2,076

2,106

10,087

10,222

    Male - Hispanic

11,348

11,743

1,646

1,719

2,126

2,228

7,575

7,796

    Female - Hispanic

11,671

12,104

1,573

1,593

2,083

2,107

8,015

8,404

                 

ADULT EDUCATION1

               

    < High School

36,495

35,357

N/A

N/A

5,848

6,105

30,646

29,252

    High School Graduate

67,834

67,135

N/A

N/A

10,242

10,401

57,592

56,734

    Some College

47,925

48,303

N/A

N/A

9,110

9,061

38,815

39,242

    College Graduate

45,666

49,116

N/A

N/A

3,268

3,416

42,398

45,700

                 

CURRENT EMPLOYMENT1

               

    Full-Time

112,985

116,065

N/A

N/A

14,692

15,339

98,293

100,726

    Part-Time

23,754

23,372

N/A

N/A

6,816

6,685

16,938

16,686

    Unemployed

5,169

4,675

N/A

N/A

1,661

1,623

3,508

3,053

    Other2

56,011

55,800

N/A

N/A

5,299

5,338

50,712

50,463

N/A: Not applicable.
1 Data on adult education and current employment not shown for persons aged 12 to 17. Estimates for both adult education and current employment are for persons aged >18.
2 Retired, disabled, homemaker, student, or "other."
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

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Table E.5 Survey Sample Size for All Respondents Aged 12 or Older, by Age Groups and Geographic Characteristics: 1999 and 2000

Geographic Characteristic

 

AGE GROUP (Years)

Total

12-17

18-25

26 or Older

1999

2000

1999

2000

1999

2000

1999

2000

TOTAL

66,706

71,764

25,357

25,717

21,933

22,613

19,416

23,434

                 

GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION

               

    Northeast

11,830

14,394

4,475

5,102

3,656

4,310

3,699

4,982

      New England

4,768

5,608

1,876

1,915

1,375

1,684

1,517

2,009

      Middle Atlantic

7,062

8,786

2,599

3,187

2,281

2,626

2,182

2,973

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    Midwest

18,103

19,355

6,530

6,655

6,165

6,236

5,408

6,464

      East North Central

11,654

13,094

4,124

4,581

3,918

4,098

3,612

4,415

      West North Central

6,449

6,261

2,406

2,074

2,247

2,138

1,796

2,049

                 

    South

21,018

22,041

7,731

7,856

7,189

7,189

6,098

6,996

      South Atlantic

10,661

11,331

4,004

4,078

3,527

3,579

3,130

3,674

      East South Central

3,688

3,818

1,234

1,311

1,438

1,287

1,016

1,220

      West South Central

6,669

6,892

2,493

2,467

2,224

2,323

1,952

2,102

                 

    West

15,755

15,974

6,621

6,104

4,923

4,878

4,211

4,992

      Mountain

7,315

7,304

2,755

2,440

2,513

2,396

2,047

2,468

      Pacific

8,440

8,670

3,866

3,664

2,410

2,482

2,164

2,524

                 

COUNTY TYPE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    Large Metro

25,901

28,744

10,116

10,576

8,121

8,759

7,664

9,409

                 

    Small Metro

22,612

24,579

8,316

8,505

7,859

8,108

6,437

7,966

      250K - 1 Mil. Pop.

15,870

17,569

5,980

6,179

5,246

5,633

4,644

5,757

      <250K Pop.

6,742

7,010

2,336

2,326

2,613

2,475

1,793

2,209

                 

    Nonmetro

18,193

18,441

6,925

6,636

5,953

5,746

5,315

6,059

      Urbanized

6,027

5,839

2,177

1,965

2,199

1,969

1,651

1,905

      Less Urbanized

9,961

10,390

3,835

3,800

3,156

3,205

2,970

3,385

      Completely Rural

2,205

2,212

913

871

598

572

694

769

Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

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Table E.6 Estimated Numbers (in Thousands) of Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Age Groups and Geographic Characteristics: 1999 and 2000

Geographic Characteristic

 

AGE GROUP (Years)

Total

12-17

18-25

26 or Older

1999

2000

1999

2000

1999

2000

1999

2000

TOTAL

221,123

223,280

23,203

23,368

28,468

28,984

169,452

170,927

                 

GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION

               

    Northeast

42,676

42,822

4,154

4,200

5,046

5,112

33,476

33,510

      New England

11,149

11,207

1,092

1,107

1,289

1,318

8,767

8,781

      Middle Atlantic

31,527

31,615

3,062

3,093

3,756

3,794

24,709

24,729

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    Midwest

51,571

51,867

5,471

5,455

6,796

6,906

39,304

39,506

      East North Central

36,134

36,303

3,776

3,769

4,744

4,805

27,613

27,729

      West North Central

15,437

15,564

1,695

1,686

2,052

2,101

11,691

11,777

                 

    South

78,426

79,469

8,245

8,318

10,114

10,292

60,066

60,859

      South Atlantic

40,495

41,078

4,008

4,070

4,833

4,927

31,654

32,081

      East South Central

13,725

13,868

1,419

1,423

1,819

1,832

10,487

10,614

      West South Central

24,205

24,522

2,818

2,825

3,462

3,533

17,926

18,164

                 

    West

48,450

49,122

5,333

5,394

6,511

6,675

36,606

37,053

      Mountain

13,970

14,310

1,608

1,623

1,949

2,015

10,413

10,672

      Pacific

34,480

34,812

3,725

3,771

4,563

4,660

26,192

26,380

                 

COUNTY TYPE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    Large Metro

110,495

109,087

11,558

11,365

13,919

13,896

85,017

83,826

                 

    Small Metro

66,655

68,645

6,992

7,204

9,172

9,486

50,490

51,955

      250K - 1 Mil. Pop.

49,988

51,000

5,286

5,392

6,430

6,634

38,271

38,975

      <250K Pop.

16,667

17,644

1,706

1,812

2,742

2,853

12,219

12,980

                 

    Nonmetro

43,973

45,548

4,652

4,799

5,377

5,602

33,944

35,147

      Urbanized

13,169

13,281

1,497

1,326

1,933

1,881

9,740

10,075

      Less Urbanized

25,074

26,996

2,603

2,877

2,913

3,237

19,559

20,883

      Completely Rural

5,729

5,270

553

596

531

484

4,645

4,189

Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

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Table E.7 Survey Sample Size for All Respondents Aged 12 or Older, by Age Groups and Racial/Ethnic Subgroups: 1999 and 2000 Samples Combined

   

AGE GROUP (Years)

Racial and Ethnic Subgroup1

Total

12-17

18-25

26 or Older

NOT HISPANIC

       

    White

95,469

33,948

29,688

31,833

    Black

16,476

6,664

5,440

4,372

    American Indian or Alaska Native

1,508

561

548

399

    Native Hawaiian

180

69

66

45

    Other Pacific Islander

309

114

124

71

    Chinese

738

238

257

243

    Filipino

800

307

261

232

    Japanese

494

123

168

203

    Asian Indian

906

258

351

297

    Korean

436

171

158

107

    Vietnamese

453

195

154

104

         

HISPANIC

       

    Mexican

11,736

4,834

4,189

2,713

    Puerto Rican

2,125

897

767

461

    Central or South American

2,363

862

848

653

    Cuban

621

243

164

214

1 This table is not an exhaustive summary of all racial/ethnic subgroups. Respondents who reported a racial/ethnic subgroup that is rare in the U.S., or who reported more than one racial/ethnic subgroup, are not included.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

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Table E.8 Estimated Numbers (in Thousands) of Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Age Groups and Racial/Ethnic Subgroups: Annual Averages Based on 1999 and 2000 Samples

   

AGE GROUP (Years)

Racial and Ethnic Subgroup1

Total

12-17

18-25

26 or Older

NOT HISPANIC

       

    White

162,510

15,311

18,949

128,250

    Black

25,130

3,280

3,888

17,962

    American Indian or Alaska Native

1,121

138

156

827

    Native Hawaiian

119

15

21

83

    Other Pacific Islander

545

44

70

430

    Chinese

1,430

131

174

1,125

    Filipino

1,504

165

179

1,160

    Japanese

629

37

74

518

    Asian Indian

1,546

145

212

1,189

    Korean

632

86

88

458

    Vietnamese

671

132

120

420

         

HISPANIC

       

    Mexican

15,159

2,241

3,024

9,893

    Puerto Rican

2,568

393

438

1,737

    Central or South American

3,236

391

522

2,323

    Cuban

1,133

96

93

945

1 This table is not an exhaustive summary of all racial/ethnic subgroups. Respondents who reported a racial/ethnic subgroup that is rare in the U.S., or who reported more than one racial/ethnic subgroup, are not included.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

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