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Worker Drug Use and Workplace Policies and Programs: Results from the 1994 and 1997 National Household Survey on Drug Abuse

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Table 4.1 Percentage of Full-Time Workers, Age 18-49, Reporting That Their Workplace Provides Information, Has a Written Policy, or Maintains an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Concerning Drug or Alcohol Use, by Establishment Size, 1994, 1997
 
Information About

Drug and Alcohol Use

 
Written Policy About

Drug and Alcohol Use

 
Employee

Assistance Program

Establishment Size
1994
1997
 
1994
1997
 
1994
1997
1994
Total 74.2 73.7   69.6 70.5   49.9 49.9
1-24 Employees 51.2 50.7   45.4 45.9   24.4 26.8
25-499 Employees 86.7 87.1   82.1 84.6   59.0 60.6
500+ Employees 93.8 92.3   91.3 90.4   82.5 75.4a
Table 4.2 Percentage of Full-Time Workers, Age 18-49, Reporting that Their Workplace Provides Information, Has a Written Policy, or Maintains an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Concerning Drug or Alcohol Use, by Establishment Size and Current Illicit Drug Use, 1994 and 1997
 
Information About

Drug and Alcohol Use

 
Written Policy About

Drug and Alcohol Use

 
Employee

Assistance Program

Establishment Size
Current Illicit Drug Use
No Current Illicit Drug Use
 
Current Illicit Drug Use
No Current Illicit Drug Use
 
Current Illicit Drug Use
No Current Illicit Drug Use
    1994
Total 62.1 75.2++    57.2 70.6++    34.5 51.1++ 
1-24 Employees 43.2 52.2   38.3 46.3   14.8 25.5++ 
25-499 Employees 84.5 86.8   77.6 82.4   48.8 59.6
500+ Employees 92.3 93.9   91.6 91.3   86.2 82.2
    1997
Total 67.5 74.2   64.0 71.0   43.2 50.5
1-24 Employees 41.8 51.5   35.8 46.9   28.2a 26.6
25-499 Employees 85.9 87.2   84.7 84.6   50.7 61.4
500+ Employees 93.6 92.2   90.2 90.5   68.5a 75.8
Table 4.3 Percentage of Full-Time Workers, Age 18-49, Reporting that Their Workplace Provides Information, Has a Written Policy, or Maintains an EAP Concerning Drug or Alcohol Use, by Establishment Size and Current Heavy Alcohol Drug Use, 1994 and 1997
 
Information About

Drug and Alcohol Use

 
Written Policy About

Drug and Alcohol Use

 
Employee

Assistance Program

Establishment Size
Current Heavy Alcohol Use
No Current Heavy Alcohol Use
 
Current Heavy Alcohol Use
No Current Heavy Alcohol Use
 
Current Heavy Alcohol Use
No Current Heavy Alcohol Use
    1994
Total 69.9 74.6+   65.8 69.9   42.5 50.6
1-24 Employees 49.1 51.4   44.9 45.5   17.2 25.1++
25-499 Employees 81.9 87.1   76.5 82.6   53.3 59.5
500+ Employees 97.6 93.5+   96.9 90.9++   85.3 82.2
    1997
Total 75.3 73.6   71.2 70.4   44.1 50.4
1-24 Employees 47.8 50.9   38.8 46.5   16.3 27.6++
25-499 Employees 89.3 86.9   87.2a 84.4   53.5 61.3
500+ Employees 93.5 92.0   95.4 90.0+   77.0 75.2a
Occupation Category
Information About Drug or Alcohol Use
 
Written Policy About Drug or Alcohol Use
 
Employee Assistance Program
1994
1997
Diff.
 
1994
1997
Diff.
 
1994
1997
Diff.
Total
73.9
73.5
-0.5
 
69.3
70.3
1.0
 
49.6
49.7
0.1
Executive, Administrative & Managerial
76.9
71.5
-5.4
 
71.6
68.6
-3.0
 
54.6
53.6
-1.0
Professional Specialty
83.4
75.2
-8.2a
 
76.7
72.4
-4.2
 
60.5
56.4
-4.1
Technicians & Related Support
83.5
78.6
-4.9
 
81.1
75.3
-5.8
 
62.1
61.7
-0.5
Sales
63.8
62.2
-1.6
 
59.2
59.3
0.1
 
36.7
43.3
6.6
Administrative Support
76.8
81.4
4.6
 
72.4
77.7
5.3
 
59.2
54.7
-4.5
Protective Service
97.0
95.2
-1.8
 
94.4
92.6
-1.8
 
85.5
79.7
-5.8
Food Preparation, Waiters, Waitresses & Bartenders
61.5
66.8
5.2
 
56.6
63.4
6.7
 
19.7
26.5
6.9
Other Service
69.4
67.1
-2.3
 
62.7
62.8
0.1
 
37.9
36.2
-1.7
Precision Production & Repair
68.9
75.3
6.4
 
64.3
72.4
8.1
 
45.9
48.4
2.5
Construction
56.8
60.0
3.2
 
54.7
55.6
0.9
 
24.5
30.3
5.8
Extractive & Precision Production
77.2
85.5
8.4
 
72.3
81.5
9.1
 
53.3
65.0
11.7
Machine Operators & Inspectors
76.0
79.6
3.5
 
73.6
76.3
2.7
 
53.0
52.7
-0.2
Transportation & Material Moving
87.2
85.9
-1.3
 
84.6
83.3
-1.3
 
54.6
46.5
-8.1
Handlers, Helpers & Laborers
63.2
71.7
8.5
 
60.7
70.0
9.3
 
38.2
51.3
13.0a
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