Need for Treatment for a Substance Use Problem in the Past Year among Adults, by Race/Ethnicity: 2004 to 2007


Need for Treatment for a Substance Use Problem in the Past Year among Adults, by Race/Ethnicity: 2004 to 2007
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies (July 2, 2009).  Figure 1.  The NSDUH Report:  Treatment for Substance Use and Depression among Adults, by Race/Ethnicity. Rockville, MD.

 

Need for Treatment for a Substance Use Problem in the Past Year among Adults, by Race/Ethnicity: 2004 to 2007

American Indian or Alaska Native adults had the highest rate of substance use treatment need (19.4 percent), followed by people of two or more races (12.4 percent), Native Hawaiians or Other Pacific Islanders (12.0 percent), Hispanics (10.1 percent), blacks (10.0 percent), whites (9.7 percent), and Asians (5.0 percent).

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