1996 National Household Survey on Drug Abuse:  Preliminary Results

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70617 (103A)PRELIMINARY DATA - AS OF JUNE 1997, ADJUSTED 1979-1993 ESTIMATES

Table 2N.Survey Sample Sizes for All Respondents Aged 12 and Older, by Age Group and Demographic Characteristics: 1995 and 1996


AGE GROUP (Years)



12-17

18-25

26-34

35 and Older

Total

Demographic

Characteristic

1995

1996

1995

1996

1995

1996

1995

1996

1995

1996












TOTAL

4,595

4,538

3,963

4,366

5,213

5,262

3,976

4,103

17,747

18,269












RACE/

ETHNICITY











White

2,205

2,092

1,774

1,858

2,620

2,614

1,860

1,917

8,459

8,481

Black

1,068

1,073

980

1,134

1,159

1,134

1,001

1,031

4,208

4,372

Hispanic

1,184

1,225

1,076

1,213

1,299

1,334

1,040

1,069

4,599

4,841

Other

138

148

133

161

135

180

75

86

481

575












SEX











Male

2,318

2,252

1,756

1,765

2,030

2,151

1,548

1,606

7,652

7,774

Female

2,277

2,286

2,207

2,601

3,183

3,111

2,428

2,497

10,095

10,495












POPULATION

DENSITY1











Large Metro

1,959

2,098

1,885

2,098

2,628

2,775

2,048

2,072

8,520

9,043

Small Metro

1,547

1,544

1,305

1,426

1,619

1,582

1,198

1,285

5,669

5,837

Nonmetro

1,089

896

773

842

966

905

730

746

3,558

3,389












REGION











Northeast

689

719

622

697

944

954

729

778

2,984

3,148

North Central

901

916

746

838

949

1,036

691

735

3,287

3,525

South

1,909

1,810

1,615

1,751

2,015

1,986

1,642

1,655

7,181

7,202

West

1,096

1,093

980

1,080

1,305

1,286

914

935

4,295

4,394












ADULT

EDUCATION2











<High School

N/A

N/A

1,020

1,184

1,112

1,085

1,065

1,135

3,197

3,404

High School Grad

N/A

N/A

1,439

1,567

1,806

1,730

1,301

1,317

4,546

4,614

Some College

N/A

N/A

1,099

1,163

1,227

1,221

797

846

3,123

3,230

College Graduate

N/A

N/A

405

452

1,068

1,226

813

805

2,286

2,483












CURRENT

EMPLOYMENT2











Full-time

N/A

N/A

1,727

1,889

3,282

3,400

2,225

2,245

7,234

7,534

Part-time

N/A

N/A

830

927

563

558

379

395

1,772

1,880

Unemployed

N/A

N/A

421

432

372

322

195

205

988

959

Other3

N/A

N/A

985

1,118

996

982

1,177

1,258

3,158

3,358

N/A: Not applicable.

1Population density is based on 1990 MSA classifications and their 1990 Census of Population counts.

2Data on adult education and current employment not shown for persons aged 12-17. Estimates for both adult education and current employment are for persons aged >18.

3Retired, disabled, homemaker, student, or "other."

Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1995 and 1996.

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