The NSDUH Report February 18, 2010: Substance Use among Black Adults

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Rates of past month alcohol use and binge alcohol use were lower among black adults aged 18 or older than the national average for adults (44.3 vs. 55.2 percent and 21.7 vs. 24.5 percent, respectively); the rate of past month illicit drug use, however was higher among black adults than the national average (9.5 vs. 7.9 percent). The rate of need for treatment for an alcohol use problem in the past year among black adults was similar to that of the national average among adults (7.7 and 8.1 percent); however, the rate of need for treatment for an illicit drug use problem was higher among blacks than the national average (4.4 vs. 2.9 percent).


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Date Added: 3/1/10
Inventory #: NSDUH10-0218

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