Disparities: Women and Treatment Needs

  Total Percent
Did Not Feel They Needed Treatment 6,482,000 93.7
Felt They Needed Treatment and Did
Not Make an Effort
319,000 4.6
Felt They Needed Treatment and Did
Make an Effort
118,000 1.7

Source: NSDUH 2007. Past-Year Perceived Need for and Effort Made To Receive Treatment among
Women Aged 12+ Needing But Not Receiving Specialty Treatment for Illicit Drug or Alcohol Use.

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