Alcohol Abuse, Dependence, & Treatment

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Alcohol Abuse & Dependence

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Figures on Youth Prevention, Heavy Alcohol Use,  & Dependence:

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Data Tables for Alcohol Use, Abuse, & Dependence: 

Table H.57:   Estimated Numbers (in Thousands) of Persons Reporting Past Year Substance Dependence or Abuse, by Age Group: 2000 and 2001

Table H.58:   Percentages Reporting Past Year Substance Dependence or Abuse, by Age Group: 2000 and 2001

Table H.59:   Estimated Numbers (in Thousands) of Persons Reporting Past Year Substance Dependence, by Age Group: 2000 and 2001

Table H.60:   Percentages Reporting Past Year Substance Dependence, by Age Group: 2000 and 2001

Table H.61:   Estimated Numbers (in Thousands) of Persons Aged 12 or Older Reporting Past Year Dependence or Abuse for Any Illicit Drug or Alcohol, by Demographic Characteristics: 2000 and 2001

Table H.62:   Percentages of Persons Aged 12 or Older Reporting Past Year Dependence or Abuse for Any Illicit Drug or Alcohol, by Demographic Characteristics: 2000 and 2001

Table H.63:   Percentages of Persons Aged 12 or Older Reporting Past Year Dependence or Abuse for Any Illicit Drug or Alcohol, by Geographic Characteristics: 2000 and 2001

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Data for Substance Abuse Treatment:

H.64:  Estimated Numbers (in Thousands) of Persons Aged 12 or Older Who Received Substance Abuse Treatment in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics: 2000 and 2001

H.65:  Percentages of Persons Aged 12 or Older Who Received Substance Abuse Treatment in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics: 2000 and 2001

H.66:  Percentages of Persons Aged 12 or Older Who Received Substance Abuse Treatment in the Past Year, by Geographic Characteristics: 2000 and 2001

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 Alcohol Treatment Admissions

 Also see:  Alcohol Treatment Data by State

Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS) 1992-2000: National Admissions to Substance Abuse Treatment Services   (HTML format)

Alcohol accounted for nearly half (45 percent) of all TEDS admissions in 2000, down from 59 percent in 1992. However, 43 percent of primary alcohol admissions reported secondary drug abuse as well.

Alcohol admission rates generally were highest in the Pacific Northwest, North Central, and Northeast. For the United States as a whole, alcohol admission rates declined by 28 percent between 1992 and 2000, from 443 per 100,000 population aged 12 and over to 320 per 100,000. This rate of decline was equaled or exceeded in 15 States.


Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS) 1994-1999: National Admissions to Substance Abuse Treatment Services (PDF format)

In 1999, alcohol accounted for nearly half (47 percent) of all TEDS admissions, down from 53 percent in 1999.  However, 43 percent of primary alcohol admissions reported secondary drug abuse as well.  Alcohol admission rates generally were highest in the Pacific Northwest, North Central, and Northeast.  The rate for the United States as a whole declined by 19 percent between 1994 and 1999, from 418 per 100,000 aged 12 and over to 337.  This rate of decline was equaled or exceeded in 16 States.  See "Trends in the Co-Abuse of Alcohol and Drugs" in Chapter 2 and "Characteristics of Admissions for Alcohol Only and Alcohol with Secondary Drug Abuse" in Chapter 3 of the report.

This page was last updated on April 09, 2009.