Boone County Indicators 2008

Health and Mental Health
Primary Substance of Choice for Persons Admitted for Substance Abuse Treatment Services in Boone County

Top Five Substances of Choice of Substance Abuse Treatment Admissions in Boone County, 2004-2008

Definition: A comparison of the top 5 substances of choice for persons admitted for substance abuse treatment services in Boone County.

Rationale: This statistic meets most criteria and provides a way to compare what types of substance abuse most affect people within the community.

Data Source:This information is available on an annual basis in the Department of Mental health – Annual Status Report on Missouri’s Alcohol and Drug Abuse Problems. http://www.dmh.missouri.gov/ada/rpts/status.htm.

Top Five Substances of Choice of Substance Abuse Treatment Admissions in Boone County, 2004-2008


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