Families on TANF in South Carolina: Employment Assets and Liabilities. Table H.1. Chemical Dependence

10/01/2004

  Percentage Unless Stated Otherwise
Time Limited with No Exemptions/Extensions
Time Limited with Temporary Work Exemptions
Time Limited with Extensions Granted
Total
Alcohol Dependencea
No alcohol dependence 99.3% 99.8% 100.0% 99.4%
Probable alcohol dependence
0.7% 0.2% 0.0% 0.6%
Total 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Drug Dependenceb
No drug dependence 99.3% 98.8% 99.3% 99.2%
Probable drug dependence 0.7% 1.2% 0.7% 0.8%
Total 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
 
Any Chemical Dependencec 1.1% 1.2% 0.7% 1.1%
 
Sample Size 466 487 143 1,120
 
a. The probability of alcohol dependence was determined following the methodology of the Composite International Diagnostic Interview
Short Form (CIDI-SF). Under this methodology, individuals with three or more of seven symptoms of alcohol dependence are classified
as being at probable risk of alcohol dependence.
b. The probability of drug dependence was determined following the methodology of the Composite International Diagnostic Interview
Short Form (CIDI-SF). Under this methodology, individuals with three or more of seven symptoms of drug dependence are classified as
being at probable risk of drug dependence.
c. Probable alcohol or drug dependence.

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