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Table 5.60 Percentage Using Illicit Drug Abuse Treatment,
by Race/Ethnicity and Sociodemographic Characteristics, 1991-1993
Respondents Aged 12 and Older
Total Asian/ Pac Isl Hispanic Cuba Hispanic Mexico Hispanic Puerto Rico Hispanic Other Non Hispanic Black Non Hispanic White
Total 2.7 1.7 2.6 3.6 3.7 2.3 3.9 2.5
Gender:
Female 2.0 1.3 1.3 2.8 2.7 2.4 2.9 1.9
Male 3.4 2.2 4.1 4.3 4.9 2.1 5.0 3.2
Ages:
12 to 17 3.5 1.2 2.9 5.9 3.3 2.5 2.7 3.5
18 to 25 6.0 2.3 7.9 4.6 7.3 4.3 5.5 6.5
26 to 34 4.1 4.9 7.7 3.7 5.6 2.8 5.9 3.9
35 and older 1.3 0.5 0.4 2.0 2.0 1.2 2.8 1.1
Region:
Northeast 2.2 * * * 4.0 1.2 3.4 2.1
North Central 2.3 0.3 * 4.0 3.2 0.3 3.4 2.2
South 2.6 1.1 2.7 3.6 1.7 2.6 3.6 2.4
West 3.8 2.3 * 3.6 6.9 2.9 7.0 3.8
Density:
MSA < 1 Million 3.0 1.9 2.3 3.4 3.3 2.2 3.8 2.9
Other MSA 2.6 1.5 * 3.9 3.7 2.0 4.0 2.4
Not in MSA 2.3 * * 4.2 10.4 2.7 3.7 2.2
Interview:
Spanish 1.3 * 1.0 1.3 1.6 1.4 * *
English 2.7 1.7 3.5 4.7 3.9 2.5 3.9 2.5
Family Income:
<$20,000 3.6 2.9 2.8 3.6 4.7 2.0 4.3 3.5
$20-40,000 2.8 0.2 2.3 4.1 3.8 1.9 4.2 2.5
>$40,000 2.1 1.7 2.6 3.3 2.5 2.8 2.9 2.0
Health Insured:
Yes 2.3 1.9 1.5 3.3 3.2 2.1 3.6 2.1
No 5.3 1.1 6.3 4.1 5.8 2.5 4.9 6.0
Welfare:
Receives 7.4 2.3 * 5.6 5.1 2.4 7.9 8.2
Does not 2.5 1.7 2.5 3.4 3.4 2.2 3.2 2.3
* Low precision.
Source: Office of Applied Studies, SAMHSA, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1991-93