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1999 Kentucky Needs Assessment Adult Survey Comparison

Comparison with the 1999 Adult Household Survey Estimates from the 1999 Kentucky Needs Assessment Adult Household Survey are very similar in most respects to the 2004 household survey. Tables 10.1 through 10.11 present comparisons of estimates between the 1999 survey and this survey.

Cigarettes There was a decrease in cigarette smoking at all levels. Females showed the largest decrease for lifetime cigarette use from 72.2% down to 59.0%. Table 10.1 presents the comparison of cigarette smoking from 1999 to 2004.

Table 10.1: Cigarettes

 

1999

2004

 

#

%

#

%

Lifetime

2,276,392

77.3%

2,070,134

66.3%

Past Year

953,946

32.4%

902,522

28.9%

Past 30 Days

884,729

30.0%

832,913

26.7%

 

 

 

 

 

Gender (lifetime use)

 

 

 

Males

1,161,449

82.9%

1,116,231

74.1%

Females

1,114,943

72.2%

953,903

59.0%

 

 

 

 

 

Age Group (lifetime use)

 

 

 

18 to 24

278,956

70.4%

274,981

67.0%

25 to 44

916,853

77.8%

756,285

63.8%

45 to 64

721,013

82.1%

696,855

68.8%

65+

359,570

73.0%

342,013

66.8%

Alcohol There was a decrease in drinking at all levels. Females showed the largest decrease for past year drinking from 56.8% down to 47.0%. Table 10.2 presents the comparison of drinkers from 1999 to 2004.

Table 10.2: Alcohol

 

1999

2004

 

#

%

#

%

Lifetime

2,614,604

88.7%

2,552,825

81.7%

Past Year

1,674,411

56.8%

1,468,740

47.0%

Past 30 Days

1,097,301

37.2%

1,112,156

35.6%

 

 

 

 

 

Gender (lifetime use)

 

 

 

Males

1,318,547

94.1%

1,333,122

88.4%

Females

1,296,057

83.9%

1,219,703

75.5%

 

 

 

 

 

Age Group (lifetime use)

 

 

 

18 to 24

347,808

87.7%

329,679

80.3%

25 to 44

1,091,740

92.6%

1,024,046

86.4%

45 to 64

784,068

89.2%

838,846

82.7%

65+

390,988

79.3%

356,255

69.5%

Illicit Drugs The percent of persons who use illicit drugs increased. The percent who reported using within the past 30 days increased from 3.4% to 4.6%. Table 10.3 presents the comparison of illicit drug users from 1999 to 2004.

Table 10.3: Illicit drugs

 

1999

2004

 

#

%

#

%

Lifetime

962,911

32.7%

1,052,348

33.7%

Past Year

179,113

6.1%

213,560

6.8%

Past 30 Days

99,881

3.4%

145,017

4.6%

 

 

 

 

 

Gender (lifetime use)

 

 

 

Males

565,693

40.4%

621,729

41.3%

Females

397,218

25.7%

430,619

26.7%

 

 

 

 

 

Age Group (lifetime use)

 

 

 

18 to 24

164,930

41.6%

175,459

42.7%

25 to 44

562,091

47.7%

542,539

45.7%

45 to 64

204,939

23.3%

313,249

30.9%

65+

30,951

6.3%

21,101

4.1%

Marijuana The percent of persons who use marijuana in 2004 was similar to the percent of persons who used marijuana in 1999. Table 10.4 presents the comparison of marijuana users from 1999 to 2004.

Table 10.4: Marijuana

 

1999

2004

 

#

%

#

%

Lifetime

962,911

32.7%

979,568

31.4%

Past Year

173,737

5.9%

133,968

4.3%

Past 30 Days

96,600

3.3%

92,959

3.0%

 

 

 

 

 

Gender (lifetime use)

 

 

 

Males

565,693

40.4%

584,808

38.8%

Females

397,218

25.7%

394,760

24.4%

 

 

 

 

 

Age Group (lifetime use)

 

 

 

18 to 24

164,930

41.6%

164,991

40.2%

25 to 44

562,091

47.7%

512,960

43.2%

45 to 64

204,939

23.3%

284,872

28.1%

65+

30,951

6.3%

16,745

3.2%


Cocaine The percent of persons who use cocaine in 2004 was similar to the percent of persons who used cocaine in 1999. There was a slight increase for females. Table 10.5 presents the comparison of cocaine users from 1999 to 2004.

Table 10.5: Cocaine

 

1999

2004

 

#

%

#

%

Lifetime

210,564

7.1%

229,231

7.3%

Past Year

16,930

0.6%

31,895

1.0%

Past 30 Days

6,536

0.2%

8,786

0.3%

 

 

 

 

 

Gender (lifetime use)

 

 

 

Males

143,934

10.3%

150,663

10.0%

Females

66,630

4.3%

78,568

4.9%

 

 

 

 

 

Age Group (lifetime use)

 

 

 

18 to 24

27,619

7.0%

36,393

8.8%

25 to 44

128,068

10.9%

130,551

11.0%

45 to 64

52,501

6.0%

61,465

6.0%

65+

2,376

0.5%

822

0.1%

Hallucinogens There was a decrease in hallucinogen use from 1999 to 2004. Table 10.6 presents the comparison of hallucinogen users from 1999 to 2004.

Table 10.6: Hallucinogens

 

1999

2004

 

#

%

#

%

Lifetime

250,849

8.5%

207,810

6.7%

Past Year

24,003

0.8%

10,388

0.3%

Past 30 Days

7,288

0.2%

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Gender (lifetime use)

 

 

 

Males

179,648

12.8%

150,737

10.0%

Females

71,201

4.6%

57,073

3.6%

 

 

 

 

 

Age Group (lifetime use)

 

 

 

18 to 24

47,298

11.9%

35,286

8.6%

25 to 44

135,551

11.5%

108,414

9.2%

45 to 64

60,458

6.9%

61,973

6.1%

65+

7,542

1.5%

2,137

0.4%

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Alcohol Dependence and Abuse There was a notable decrease in the percent of persons who met DSM-IV criteria for Alcohol Dependence and Alcohol Abuse within the past year. The percent of persons meeting dependence in 1999 was identical to the percent of persons meeting abuse in 1999. In 2004, the percent of persons meeting criteria for dependence was much lower than the percent of persons meeting abuse. Females and persons 18 to 24 years old meeting lifetime criteria for abuse showed the smallest change from 1999 to 2004. Tables 10.7 and 10.8 present the comparison for persons meeting alcohol abuse and alcohol dependence from 1999 to 2004.

Table 10.7: Past year alcohol dependence

 

1999

2004

 

#

%

#

%

Kentucky

198,381

6.7%

54,902

1.8%

 

 

 

 

 

Gender

 

 

 

 

Males

161,922

11.6%

40,078

2.7%

Females

36,459

2.4%

14,824

0.9%

 

 

 

 

 

Age Group

 

 

 

 

18 to 24

44,011

11.1%

23,117

5.7%

25 to 44

95,085

8.1%

22,637

2.0%

45 to 64

52,181

5.9%

9,148

1.0%

65+

7,104

1.4%

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Table 10.8: Past year alcohol abuse

 

1999

2004

 

#

%

#

%

Kentucky

198,263

6.7%

129,835

4.2%

 

 

 

 

 

Gender

 

 

 

 

Males

157,582

11.2%

94,257

6.3%

Females

40,681

2.6%

35,578

2.2%

 

 

 

 

 

Age Group

 

 

 

 

18 to 24

42,535

10.7%

43,518

10.7%

25 to 44

98,507

8.4%

54,784

4.7%

45 to 64

47,981

5.5%

28,615

2.9%

65+

9,240

1.9%

2,918

0.7%

Drug Dependence and Abuse There was little change for persons meeting criteria for drug dependence in the past year. The percent of females meeting criteria for drug dependence in the past year doubled from 1999 to 2004. The percent of persons meeting criteria for drug abuse increased from 0.6% in 1999 to 1.5% in 2004. The largest increase for abuse was for persons aged 25 to 44 years old. Tables 10.9 and 10.10 present the comparison of persons who met drug dependence and abuse from 1999 to 2004.

Table 10.9: Past year drug dependence

 

1999

2004

 

#

%

#

%

Kentucky

28,014

1.0%

31,161

1.0%

 

 

 

 

 

Gender

 

 

 

 

Males

24,514

1.7%

23,008

1.5%

Females

3,500

0.2%

8,153

0.5%

 

 

 

 

 

Age Group

 

 

 

 

18 to 24

12,259

3.1%

8,743

2.1%

25 to 44

9,900

0.8%

17,892

1.5%

45 to 64

4,315

0.5%

4,526

0.5%

65+

1,540

0.3%

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Table 10.10: Past year drug abuse

 

1999

2004

 

#

%

#

%

Kentucky

16,264

0.6%

47,478

1.5%

 

 

 

 

 

Gender

 

 

 

 

Males

13,286

0.9%

34,883

2.3%

Females

2,978

0.2%

12,595

0.8%

 

 

 

 

 

Age Group

 

 

 

 

18 to 24

7,438

1.9%

15,425

3.8%

25 to 44

4,085

0.3%

23,339

2.0%

45 to 64

3,040

0.3%

8,714

0.9%

65+

1,701

0.3%

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Treatment Need The percent of persons in need of treatment in 2004 was similar to the percent of persons needing treatment in 1999. More females and fewer males needed treatment in 2004 compared to 1999. Table 10.11 presents the comparison of persons needing treatment from 1999 to 2004.

Table 10.11: Treatment need

 

1999

2004

 

#

%

#

%

Kentucky

371,282

12.6%

374,884

12.0%

 

 

 

 

 

Gender

 

 

 

 

Males

298,938

21.3%

263,310

17.5%

Females

72,344

4.7%

111,574

6.9%

 

 

 

 

 

Age Group

 

 

 

 

18 to 24

84,387

21.3%

92,051

22.6%

25 to 44

180,497

15.3%

167,146

14.3%

45 to 64

91,211

10.4%

98,663

9.9%

65+

15,187

3.1%

17,025

3.5%


2004 Report Section Quick Links

Executive Summary * Purpose, Objectives, & Methods * Demographics * Nicotine * Alcohol * Marijuana
Other Drugs * DSM-IV-TR Criteria * Treatment Utilization * Physical & Mental Health * Treatment Need
1999 Report Comparison * Regional Comparison * Jefferson & Fayette Counties * Concluding Remarks