Between 1992 and 2007, the proportion of all adult female substance abuse treatment admissions with primary alcohol abuse declined from 47.4 percent to 33.4 percent; of these. During that same time, the proportion of adult female alcohol admissions aged 25 to 34 decreased from 43.2 to 23.2 percent, while the proportion aged 45 to 54 almost tripled from 9.4 to 24.1 percent. The proportion of adult female admissions that reported primary alcohol abuse and the secondary or tertiary abuse of other substances increased from 40.5 percent in 1992 to 44.6 percent in 2007.
Date Added: 2/1/10
Inventory #: TEDS10-0107