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Interesting Facts and Statistics:
Among racial/ethnic groups, the rates of treatment for adults aged 18 or older in 2006 were 21.6 percent for persons reporting two or more races, 15.2 percent for whites, 11.9 percent for American Indians or Alaska Natives, 7.4 percent for blacks, 7.0 percent for Native Hawaiians or Other Pacific Islanders, 7.0 percent for Hispanics, and 5.6 percent for Asians.
Among women aged 15 to 44, combined data for 2004 and 2005 indicated that the rate of past month cigarette use was lower among those who were pregnant (16.6 percent) than it was among those who were not pregnant (29.6 percent).
Ecstasy triggers a larger increase in serotonin and a smaller increase in dopamine in the brain. Serotonin is a major neurotransmitter involved in regulating mood, sleep, pain, emotion, and appetite, as well as other behaviors.
Among adults aged 18 or older who had past year MDE in 2008, 71.0 percent received treatment (i.e., saw or talked to a medical doctor or other professional or used prescription medication) for depression in the same time period. The past year MDE treatment rate was highest among persons aged 50 or older (86.3 percent), followed by adults aged 26 to 49 (72.6 percent) and adults aged 18 to 25 (44.7 percent). Of all adults aged 18 or older who had past year MDE with severe impairment in 2008, 75.0 percent received treatment.
In 81.7 percent of the instances in 2007-2008 where nonmedical users of prescription pain relievers aged 12 or older obtained the drugs from a friend or relative for free, the individuals indicated that their friend or relative had obtained the drugs from just one doctor. Only 1.6 percent reported that the friend or relative had bought the drugs from a drug dealer or other stranger.
In 2004, 4.4 million persons had used alcohol for the first time within the past 12 months. The number of alcohol initiates increased from 3.9 million in 2002 and 4.1 million in 2003. Most (86.9 percent) of the 4.4 million recent alcohol initiates in 2004 were younger than age 21 at the time of initiation.