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NCJ Number: 166528 Find in a Library
Title: Socio-Demographic Characteristics of Admissions to Publicly Funded Substance Abuse Treatment Programs
Author(s): T A Ginchereau; L Panas
Corporate Author: Health and Addictions Research, Inc
United States of America
Date Published: 1996
Page Count: 25
Sponsoring Agency: Health and Addictions Research, Inc
Boston, MA 02116
Massachusetts Dept of Public Health
Boston, MA 02111
Sale Source: Health and Addictions Research, Inc
419 Boylston Street
Suite 801
Boston, MA 02116
United States of America

Massachusetts Dept of Public Health
Bureau of Substance Abuse Services
150 Tremont Street, Third Floor
Boston, MA 02111
United States of America
Type: Statistics
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report presents a socio-demographic profile of admissions to publicly funded substance abuse treatment during Fiscal Year 1996 for the five regions and 27 community health network areas (CHNA) in Massachusetts.
Abstract: Three tables in this report contain a detailed regional breakdown of admissions; a detailed breakdown by region and CHNA; and a list of cities, towns, and correctional institutions in each CHNA and region. A total of 102,862 persons were admitted to Bureau of Substance Abuse Service's treatment, including 101,084 primary and 1,778 collateral admissions, i.e., persons not seeking treatment for themselves but seeking help in dealing with issues regarding someone else's substance abuse. The report provides information on primary admissions, and describes 17 variables for those admissions: (1) Correctional Status; (2) Gender; (3) Age; (4) Race; (5) Ethnicity; (6) Marital Status; (7) Education; (8) Employment Status; (9) Homeless Status; (10) Mental Health Treatment; (11) Pregnancy; (12) Alcohol Use; (13) Cocaine Use; (14) Crack Use; (15) Marijuana Use; (16) Heroin Use; and (17) Needle Use. Tables
Main Term(s): Controlled Substances
Index Term(s): Alcohol abuse; Cocaine; Community involvement; Crack; Drug abuse; Drug treatment; Heroin; Marijuana; Massachusetts; Statistics
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