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2020 NSDUH Detailed Tables


Get detailed national estimates from the 2020 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH). The tables provide comprehensive statistics on substance use, mental health, and treatment in the United States. Although past year estimates are provided, they cannot be compared to 2020 estimates. This is because changes in survey methodology mean the indicators are not comparable to past NSDUH estimates.

The tables are based on the NSDUH survey, which interviews people ages 12 or older in the civilian, noninstitutionalized population. In the tables, indicators are broken out by a variety of demographic, geographic, and economic variables.

The following topics are covered, among others: drug, alcohol, nicotine, and tobacco product use and initiation; substance use disorder (SUD); substance use risk and protective factors; availability of substance use treatment; any mental illness (AMI) and serious mental illness (SMI); major depressive episode (MDE); suicidal thoughts and behaviors; serious psychological distress (SPD); mental health service utilization; treatment for depression; and co-occurrence of mental health issues and SUDs. In 2020, these tables also present the perceived effects of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic on substance use and mental health.1

All of the tables can be downloaded in a zip file which contains both an html and PDF file containing every table. Alternatively, users can open the clickable Table of Contents to go to a particular section. Click on “PE” to get to a population estimate or percentage table, and “SE” to get a standard error table.

1. Please note that selected tables have been revised.

Publication Date:
January 11, 2022
Collection Date:
Report Type:
Data Table

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Find methodology reports, crosswalks, public use files, and more on the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Data Archive (SAMHDA)'s page about NSDUH.
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