New York, NY (PRWEB) October 24, 2009
Treatment center admissions for alcohol abuse (alcoholism) increase on both a year to date and month over month basis.
For the period ending September 30th 2009, on a year to date basis, there was an overall increase in the percentage of individuals admitted for alcohol abuse, compared to the prior month's (August) year to date data. Overall admissions to the drug rehab center for alcohol edged upwards 5 percentage points to 45 percent overall admissions. The percentage of males entering treatment for alcoholism stayed neutral on a month over month basis, while for the same period there was a 26 percentage point increase for females entering treatment for alcoholism, or 54 percent of total monthly alcohol admissions versus 27 percent of total alcohol admissions respectively.
Aggregate admissions for heroin addiction show a subtle decline, while male heroin addiction admissions increased acutely.
For the period ending September 30th 2009, on a year to date basis, there was a moderate compression in the overall percentage of individuals admitted for heroin addiction, compared to the prior month's (August) year to date data. Overall admissions to the drug rehab center for heroin addiction slightly moderately declined 1 percentage point to 18 percent overall admissions; however the data show a significant jump in male admissions for the drug. The percentage of males entering treatment for heroin addiction spiked 15 percentage points on a month over month basis, which is representative of a 40 percent increase in males entering treatment for heroin addiction. For the same period there was a 15 percentage point decline for females entering treatment for heroin addiction, which represents a 33.33 percent month over month decline of female heroin admissions.
Aggregate admissions for Oxycontin showed no significant changes on a year to date basis when compared to the prior month's data; however there were minor adjustments in the composite numbers.
Male admissions for Oxycontin are 3 times greater than the number of female admissions for Oxycontin. This trend has remained relatively unchanged year over year on an aggregate basis. On a month over month basis the number of females entering for Oxycontin addition matched males for the first time. The subtle monthly increase had little statistical significance on the year to date numbers for admissions for individuals abusing Oxycontin.
The sample size for data set is greater than 300 and greater than 30 in each subset. If you are interested in learning more of the Mountainside Monthly Admissions Trend Study please contact Mountainside Statistical Group at statistics(at)mountainside(dot)com.
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