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1998 National Household Survey on Drug Abuse:  Population Estimates

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Sedative - Region

Table 10E. Sedative Use by Age Group and Gender for Northeast Region in 1998

AGE/

/GENDER

Ever Used

 

Used Past Year

 

Used Past Month

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

 

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

 

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

AGE

                           

    12-17

1.3

(0.6

-

2.9)

 

0.4

(0.1

-

1.7)

 

0.2

(0.0

-

1.7)

    18-25

0.8

(0.3

-

2.3)

 

*

*

 

*

*

    26-34

3.3

(1.9

-

5.7)

 

0.1

(0.0

-

1.0)

 

*

*

    $35

3.3

(2.1

-

5.1)

 

0.1

(0.0

-

0.7)

 

0.1

(0.0

-

0.7)

GENDER

                           

    Male

4.1

(2.6

-

6.3)

 

0.2

(0.1

-

0.6)

 

0.1

(0.0

-

0.6)

    Female

1.7

(1.0

-

2.8)

 

0.1

(0.0

-

0.4)

 

*

*

                             

TOTAL

2.8

(2.0

-

4.0)

 

0.1

(0.1

-

0.4)

 

0.1

(0.0

-

0.3)

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

AGE

                           

    12-17

53

(24

-

119)

 

18

(4

-

71)

 

10

(1

-

68)

    18-25

41

(15

-

113)

 

*

*

 

*

*

    26-34

222

(127

-

385)

 

9

(1

-

71)

 

*

*

    $35

875

(561

-

1,356)

 

33

(6

-

191)

 

18

(2

-

195)

GENDER

                           

    Male

815

(521

-

1,263)

 

36

(10

-

130)

 

18

(2

-

126)

    Female

376

(226

-

624)

 

24

(6

-

96)

 

*

*

                             

TOTAL

1,191

(843

-

1,678)

 

60

(24

-

152)

 

27

(6

-

116)

Table 10F. Sedative Use by Age Group and Gender for North Central Region in 1998

AGE/

/GENDER

Ever Used

 

Used Past Year

 

Used Past Month

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

 

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

 

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

AGE

                           

    12-17

0.9

(0.4

-

2.3)

 

0.4

(0.2

-

1.2)

 

0.1

(0.0

-

0.8)

    18-25

1.5

(0.6

-

3.6)

 

*

*

 

*

*

    26-34

1.3

(0.6

-

2.6)

 

*

*

 

*

*

    $35

1.7

(0.9

-

3.3)

 

*

*

 

*

*

GENDER

                           

    Male

2.0

(1.0

-

3.8)

 

0.2

(0.1

-

0.7)

 

0.2

(0.0

-

0.8)

    Female

1.1

(0.6

-

2.0)

 

*

*

 

*

*

                             

TOTAL

1.6

(1.0

-

2.5)

 

0.1

(0.0

-

0.4)

 

0.1

(0.0

-

0.4)

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

AGE

                           

    12-17

49

(19

-

124)

 

23

(8

-

64)

 

6

(1

-

44)

    18-25

98

(40

-

239)

 

*

*

 

*

*

    26-34

102

(51

-

203)

 

*

*

 

*

*

    $35

544

(287

-

1,023)

 

*

*

 

*

*

GENDER

                           

    Male

489

(253

-

939)

 

58

(19

-

179)

 

41

(9

-

185)

    Female

304

(171

-

540)

 

*

*

 

*

*

                             

TOTAL

793

(490

-

1,279)

 

70

(24

-

202)

 

43

(10

-

188)

* Low precision; no estimate reported.

Source: Office of Applied Studies, SAMHSA, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1998

Sedative - Region

Table 10G. Sedative Use by Age Group and Gender for South Region in 1998

AGE/

/GENDER

Ever Used

 

Used Past Year

 

Used Past Month

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

 

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

 

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

AGE

                           

    12-17

1.0

(0.5

-

2.1)

 

0.8

(0.4

-

2.0)

 

0.2

(0.1

-

0.7)

    18-25

1.6

(0.8

-

3.1)

 

0.9

(0.4

-

2.0)

 

0.3

(0.1

-

0.7)

    26-34

2.1

(1.1

-

3.8)

 

0.1

(0.0

-

0.4)

 

*

*

    $35

1.7

(1.2

-

2.6)

 

0.1

(0.0

-

0.5)

 

*

*

GENDER

                           

    Male

2.3

(1.6

-

3.3)

 

0.4

(0.2

-

0.8)

 

0.1

(0.0

-

0.2)

    Female

1.2

(0.8

-

1.7)

 

0.2

(0.1

-

0.5)

 

0.1

(0.0

-

0.2)

                             

TOTAL

1.7

(1.3

-

2.2)

 

0.3

(0.2

-

0.5)

 

0.1

(0.0

-

0.1)

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

AGE

                           

    12-17

83

(40

-

169)

 

67

(28

-

159)

 

18

(6

-

56)

    18-25

161

(82

-

315)

 

87

(37

-

205)

 

26

(9

-

73)

    26-34

256

(139

-

467)

 

6

(1

-

53)

 

*

*

    $35

821

(558

-

1,204)

 

68

(21

-

217)

 

*

*

GENDER

                           

    Male

855

(592

-

1,232)

 

134

(63

-

283)

 

23

(6

-

86)

    Female

465

(315

-

685)

 

95

(48

-

189)

 

24

(8

-

76)

                             

TOTAL

1,320

(1,003

-

1,736)

 

229

(136

-

387)

 

48

(20

-

112)

Table 10H. Sedative Use by Age Group and Gender for West Region in 1998

AGE/

/GENDER

Ever Used

 

Used Past Year

 

Used Past Month

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

 

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

 

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

AGE

                           

    12-17

0.7

(0.4

-

1.3)

 

0.4

(0.2

-

1.0)

 

0.2

(0.1

-

0.7)

    18-25

0.8

(0.5

-

1.4)

 

0.2

(0.1

-

0.5)

 

*

*

    26-34

1.3

(0.7

-

2.6)

 

0.3

(0.1

-

0.8)

 

0.1

(0.0

-

0.7)

    $35

4.1

(3.1

-

5.3)

 

0.4

(0.1

-

1.0)

 

0.2

(0.1

-

1.0)

GENDER

                           

    Male

2.8

(2.0

-

4.1)

 

0.4

(0.1

-

1.0)

 

0.2

(0.1

-

1.0)

    Female

2.8

(2.0

-

3.9)

 

0.3

(0.1

-

0.8)

 

0.2

(0.0

-

0.7)

                             

TOTAL

2.8

(2.2

-

3.6)

 

0.3

(0.2

-

0.7)

 

0.2

(0.1

-

0.6)

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

AGE

                           

    12-17

38

(20

-

70)

 

20

(8

-

52)

 

12

(4

-

36)

    18-25

50

(29

-

86)

 

16

(7

-

33)

 

*

*

    26-34

105

(54

-

203)

 

21

(7

-

60)

 

10

(2

-

52)

    $35

1,141

(867

-

1,498)

 

105

(39

-

280)

 

69

(17

-

279)

GENDER

                           

    Male

668

(462

-

961)

 

90

(35

-

232)

 

55

(13

-

239)

    Female

667

(476

-

931)

 

73

(28

-

189)

 

37

(8

-

171)

                             

TOTAL

1,334

(1,049

-

1,694)

 

162

(84

-

314)

 

92

(32

-

268)

* Low precision; no estimate reported.

Source: Office of Applied Studies, SAMHSA, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1998

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