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1998 National Household Survey on Drug Abuse:  Population Estimates

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Inhalant - Race/Ethnicity

Table 6B. Inhalant Use by Age Group and Gender for White, Non-Hispanics, in 1998

AGE/

/GENDER

Ever Used

 

Used Past Year

 

Used Past Month

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

 

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

 

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

AGE

                           

    12-17

7.2

(5.9

-

8.7)

 

3.4

(2.6

-

4.4)

 

1.2

(0.8

-

1.8)

    18-25

14.2

(12.2

-

16.4)

 

4.3

(3.3

-

5.6)

 

1.4

(0.8

-

2.2)

    26-34

11.2

(9.5

-

13.1)

 

0.6

(0.3

-

1.2)

 

0.1

(0.0

-

0.5)

    $35

4.2

(3.4

-

5.2)

 

0.2

(0.1

-

0.4)

 

0.1

(0.0

-

0.3)

GENDER

                           

    Male

9.1

(8.0

-

10.3)

 

1.4

(1.1

-

1.9)

 

0.5

(0.4

-

0.8)

    Female

4.3

(3.6

-

5.2)

 

0.7

(0.5

-

0.9)

 

0.2

(0.1

-

0.3)

                             

TOTAL

6.6

(5.9

-

7.5)

 

1.0

(0.8

-

1.3)

 

0.3

(0.3

-

0.5)

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

AGE

                           

    12-17

1,096

(904

-

1,325)

 

521

(400

-

677)

 

185

(126

-

271)

    18-25

2,660

(2,296

-

3,071)

 

804

(618

-

1,042)

 

256

(157

-

416)

    26-34

2,652

(2,250

-

3,116)

 

139

(66

-

292)

 

30

(9

-

107)

    $35

4,354

(3,511

-

5,389)

 

211

(102

-

439)

 

88

(30

-

263)

GENDER

                           

    Male

7,127

(6,298

-

8,053)

 

1,128

(874

-

1,455)

 

408

(281

-

592)

    Female

3,635

(3,051

-

4,326)

 

546

(404

-

739)

 

151

(85

-

269)

                             

TOTAL

10,762

(9,526

-

12,146)

 

1,674

(1,371

-

2,045)

 

559

(411

-

761)

Table 6C. Inhalant Use by Age Group and Gender for Hispanics in 1998

AGE/

/GENDER

Ever Used

 

Used Past Year

 

Used Past Month

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

 

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

 

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

AGE

                           

    12-17

5.6

(4.3

-

7.2)

 

2.8

(2.0

-

3.9)

 

1.4

(0.9

-

2.3)

    18-25

5.9

(4.5

-

7.6)

 

1.4

(0.9

-

2.4)

 

0.7

(0.4

-

1.3)

    26-34

5.5

(4.0

-

7.4)

 

0.5

(0.2

-

1.1)

 

0.1

(0.0

-

0.5)

    $35

2.4

(1.6

-

3.8)

 

0.4

(0.1

-

0.9)

 

0.2

(0.0

-

0.7)

GENDER

                           

    Male

5.6

(4.5

-

7.0)

 

1.1

(0.8

-

1.7)

 

0.6

(0.3

-

1.0)

    Female

2.5

(1.9

-

3.3)

 

0.7

(0.5

-

1.0)

 

0.3

(0.2

-

0.5)

                             

TOTAL

4.1

(3.5

-

4.9)

 

0.9

(0.7

-

1.2)

 

0.4

(0.3

-

0.6)

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

AGE

                           

    12-17

173

(133

-

224)

 

86

(61

-

121)

 

45

(28

-

73)

    18-25

230

(178

-

296)

 

56

(34

-

92)

 

27

(14

-

49)

    26-34

255

(189

-

344)

 

22

(9

-

51)

 

5

(1

-

24)

    $35

259

(166

-

402)

 

39

(16

-

95)

 

19

(5

-

77)

GENDER

                           

    Male

637

(513

-

790)

 

128

(87

-

188)

 

62

(36

-

109)

    Female

280

(212

-

368)

 

74

(50

-

109)

 

33

(18

-

59)

                             

TOTAL

917

(775

-

1,085)

 

202

(152

-

268)

 

95

(63

-

143)

* Low precision; no estimate reported.

Source: Office of Applied Studies, SAMHSA, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1998

Inhalant - Race/Ethnicity

Table 6D. Inhalant Use by Age Group and Gender for Black, Non-Hispanics, in 1998

AGE/

/GENDER

Ever Used

 

Used Past Year

 

Used Past Month

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

 

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

 

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

AGE

                           

    12-17

2.1

(1.3

-

3.5)

 

1.0

(0.5

-

2.1)

 

0.5

(0.2

-

1.7)

    18-25

2.2

(1.3

-

3.7)

 

0.9

(0.4

-

1.9)

 

0.6

(0.2

-

1.7)

    26-34

2.1

(1.2

-

3.7)

 

0.1

(0.0

-

0.7)

 

*

*

    $35

2.2

(1.3

-

3.9)

 

0.1

(0.0

-

0.5)

 

*

*

GENDER

                           

    Male

3.3

(2.0

-

5.2)

 

0.4

(0.2

-

0.8)

 

0.3

(0.1

-

0.7)

    Female

1.3

(0.9

-

2.0)

 

0.3

(0.1

-

0.5)

 

0.1

(0.0

-

0.3)

                             

TOTAL

2.2

(1.5

-

3.2)

 

0.3

(0.2

-

0.5)

 

0.2

(0.1

-

0.4)

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

AGE

                           

    12-17

69

(42

-

113)

 

33

(16

-

67)

 

17

(5

-

54)

    18-25

88

(52

-

146)

 

34

(15

-

76)

 

25

(9

-

66)

    26-34

91

(51

-

161)

 

4

(1

-

29)

 

*

*

    $35

296

(169

-

516)

 

11

(2

-

60)

 

*

*

GENDER

                           

    Male

365

(227

-

583)

 

44

(21

-

88)

 

36

(16

-

82)

    Female

178

(119

-

267)

 

38

(19

-

74)

 

13

(4

-

45)

                             

TOTAL

543

(376

-

782)

 

81

(49

-

135)

 

50

(25

-

100)

* Low precision; no estimate reported.

Source: Office of Applied Studies, SAMHSA, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1998

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