National Addiction & HIV Data Archive Program

TRMTNEED: NEEDED TRMT IN PST YR FOR ILLICIT DRUG ABUSE

NOTE:  The remaining variables in this section are recoded
variables that were created from one or more of the preceding
edited variables from this same section or from other
sections.

These next questions deal with treatment for alcohol and drug
problems, not including cigarettes.  For these questions we
are interested in treatment designed to help you reduce or
stop your alcohol or drug use.  We are also interested in
treatment for medical problems associated with your alcohol
or drug use.

A respondent was defined with illicit drug abuse
treatment need (TRMTNEED) if they met any one of the
following 4 criteria in the past year:
(1) dependent on any illicit drug (DEPILL=1)
(2) used marijuana daily, or used some other illicit
drug on at least 52 days (IRMJFY = 363, 364, 365)
OR (IRSEDFY or IRSTMFY or IRANLFY or IRTRNFY or
IRHALFY or IRCOCFY or IRINHFY = 52-365)
(3) were injection drug users or used heroin
(CONDLREC=1,2 or HRNDLREC=1,2 or STNDLREC=1,2) OR
(HERREC=1,2 or HRSMKREC=1,2 or HRSNFREC=1,2)
(4) received any treatment for drug abuse from a location
such as a hospital, rehabilitation facility (in or
out patient), mental health center, emergency room,
private doctor's office, jail/prison, self-help
group, or some other place.  (TXYRADG=2,3,5,6,11,12)
AND (TXYRHOSP or TXYRRFIN or TXYRRFOP or TXYRMHC or
TXYRTXER or TXYRDOC or TXYRJAIL or TXYRSHG or
TXYRSOP = 1,3,5)
            
ValueLabelUnweighted
Frequency
%
0 No 50,51694.3%
1 Yes (See comment above) 3,0445.7%
Total 53,560 100%

Based upon 53,560 valid cases out of 53,560 total cases.

Summary Statistics

  • mean: 0.06
  • median: 0.00
  • mode: 0.00
  • minimum: 0
  • maximum: 1
  • standard deviation: 0.23

Location: 2400-2401 (width: 2; decimal: 0)

Variable Type: numeric

Notes

Source: This variable was taken from: National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999.

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Disclaimer: The frequencies for this variable may not be weighted. They are purely descriptive and may not be representative of the study population. Please use with caution and consult the study documentation.