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The Economic Costs of Alcohol and Drug Abuse in the United States - 1992

Appendix B, Table B.6

Number of Incarcerations and Person Years Served Due to AOD by Type of Offense and Sex, 1992

Incarcerations Due to Offense In: Percent Offenses Due To: Person Years Served for Crime in 1992 Due to:
Alcohol Abuse Drug Abuse
Type of Offense Federal and State Prison Local Jails Total Alcohol Abuse Drug Abuse Males Females Males Females
Homicide 86,685 12,370 99,055 30.0 15.8 27,725 1,991 14,602 1,049
Assault 67,082 31,808 98,891 30.0 5.1 27,679 1,988 4,706 338
Sexual Assault 76,081 15,021 91,102 22.5 5.1 20,395 102 4,623 23
Robbery 127,892 29,599 157,491 3.4 27.2 4,996 359 39,967 2,870
Burglary 100,183 47,270 147,454 3.6 30.0 4,953 356 41,272 2,964
Larceny - Theft 40,089 34,901 74,989 2.8 29.6 1,959 141 20,710 1,487
Auto Theft 18,076 12,370 30,446 3.5 6.8 994 71 1,932 139
Drug Laws 217,594 101,609 319,203 0 100.0 0 0 297,817 21,387
Receiving Stolen Property 11,890 10,603 22,493 0 15.1 0 0 3,169 228
Drunk Driving 0 38,877 38,877 100.0 0 36,272 2,605 0 0
Liquor Laws 0 0 0 100.0 0 0 0 0 0
Drunkenness, Vice, Vagrancy 0 7,510 7,510 90.0 0 6,306 453 0 0
Total 883,656 441,780 1,325,436     131,280 8,065 428,797 30,484

Source: U.S. Department of Justice (1994g), tables 6.17, 6.21, and 6.29; pp. 591-600.
Note: Components may not sum to totals because of rounding.


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