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Patterns of Mental Health Service Utilization and Substance Use Among Adults, 2000 and 2001

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Cover

List of Figures
List of Tables

Highlights

1. Introduction
     1.1 Purpose of the Report
     1.2 Prior Studies
     1.3 Summary of NHSDA Methodology
     1.4 Limitations of the Data
     1.5 Sample Sizes
     1.6 Definitions of Certain Terms Used in the Report
          1.6.1 Mental Health Treatment
          1.6.2 Unmet Need for Mental Health Treatment
          1.6.3 Demographic and Socioeconomic Variables
          1.6.4 Use of Cigarettes, Alcohol, and Illicit Drugs
          1.6.5 Heavy Use of Alcohol and Illicit Drugs
          1.6.6 Substance Dependence or Abuse
     1.7 Organization of This Report

2. Demographic and Socioeconomic Characteristics of Adults Receiving Mental Health Treatment
     2.1 Size of the Population Receiving Mental Health Treatment
     2.2 Characteristics of the Population Receiving Mental Health Treatment
     2.3 Prevalence of Mental Health Treatment among Demographic and Socioeconomic Subgroups
          2.3.1 Age, Gender, and Race/Ethnicity
          2.3.2 Marital Status, Education, and Employment
          2.3.3 Geographic Region and County Type
          2.3.4 Family Income, Government Assistance, and Health Insurance
          2.3.5 Perceived Health Status
     2.4 Logistic Regression Models
     2.5 Summary

3. Types of Mental Health Services Received
     3.1 Overall Prevalence of Mental Health Treatment in the U.S. Population, by Type of Treatment
     3.2 Characteristics of the Population Receiving Specific Types of Mental Health Treatment
          3.2.1 Outpatient Treatment Only
          3.2.2 Outpatient and Prescription Medication Only
          3.2.3 Prescription Medication Only
          3.2.4 Any Inpatient Treatment
     3.3 Prevalence of Specific Types of Mental Health Treatment among Persons in the Adult Population
     3.4 Summary

4. Characteristics of Persons Receiving Outpatient Treatment
     4.1 Location of Outpatient Treatment
          4.1.1 Age, Gender, and Race/Ethnicity
          4.1.2 Education, Employment, and Marital Status
          4.1.3 Region, Geographic Division, and County Type
          4.1.4 Family Income, Government Assistance, and Health Insurance
          4.1.5 Perceived Health Status
     4.2 Number of Outpatient Visits
     4.3 Primary Payers for Outpatient Mental Health Treatment
     4.4 Out-of-Pocket Cost for Outpatient Mental Health Treatment
     4.5 Summary

5. Characteristics of Persons Receiving Inpatient Treatment
     5.1 Type of Facility
     5.2 Number of Nights Spent in Facility
     5.3 Primary Payer
     5.4 Summary

6. Substance Use and Abuse among Adults Who Received Mental Health Treatment
     6.1 Mental Health Treatment and Substance Use
          6.1.1 Alcohol Use
          6.1.2 Marijuana Use
          6.1.3 Illicit Drugs Other Than Marijuana
          6.1.4 Cigarette Use
     6.2 Mental Health Treatment and Substance Abuse Treatment
     6.3 Summary

7. Perceived Unmet Need for Mental Health Treatment
     7.1 Perceived Unmet Need among Adults Who Did Not Receive Treatment (No Care)
          7.1.1 Characteristics of Persons with Unmet Need
          7.1.2 Prevalence of Unmet Need, by Demographic and Socioeconomic Characteristics
          7.1.3 Prevalence of Unmet Need, by Use or Abuse of Substances
     7.2 Perceived Unmet Need among Adults Who Received Mental Health Treatment (Delayed or Insufficient Care)
          7.2.1 Characteristics of Persons with Unmet Need
          7.2.2 Prevalence of Unmet Need, by Demographic and Socioeconomic Characteristics
          7.2.3 Prevalence of Unmet Need, by Use or Abuse of Substances
     7.3 Summary

References

Appendix

A Selected Questionnaire Pages (2000 NHSDA)

B Description of the Survey

C Statistical Methods and Limitations of the Data

D Standard Error Tables

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This page was last updated on June 16, 2008.