excludes persons in institutional group quarters (hospitals, prisons, nursing homes, treatment centers) and the military, totalling almost 2 percent of the US population.
Liberty (2013), "Unmet Need for Treatment of Substance Use Disorders and Serious Psychological Distress among Veterans: A Nationwide Analysis Using the NSDUH
," Mil Med 178(1): 107-114.
Third, because NSDUH
does not include institutionalized populations and persons in the military, results might not be generalizable to these groups.
chi square] tests compared diagnoses of SMI and SPD with NSDUH
estimates and examined associations of diagnoses of SMI and SPD with unstable housing.
The analytic sample includes low-income adult respondents aged 18-64 with behavioral health conditions during the past year prior to the NSDUH
data were collected last year through face-to-face interviews with nearly 68,000 Americans.
According to the 2011-2012 NSDUH
, 185,000 respondents under
The 2009 NSDUH
data disclosed that more than one half (52.
The top three abused prescription medications, according to the same NSDUH
survey, were variants of hydrocodone/paracetamol (9.
If there are indeed 700,000 people on maintenance treatment and if the NSDUH
estimates are correct, then many people needing treatment are receiving it.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Results from the 2012 National Survey on Drug Use and Health: Summary of National Findings, NSDUH
Series H-46, HHS Publication No.
"is the primary source of statistical information on the use of illegal drugs, alcohol, and tobacco by the civilian, non-institutionalized population of the United States aged 12 years or older," according to the Introduction to the report.