Table 2.4. Admissions aged 12 and older, by frequency of use and usual route of administration according to primary substance of abuse: 2010
Percent distribution
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions.]
Frequency of use and usual route of administration All admis-
sions
Primary substance at admission
Alcohol Opiates Cocaine Mari-
juana/
hashish
Metham-
phetamine/
amphet-
amines
Tran-
quil-
izers
Seda-
tives
Hallu-
cino-
gens
PCP Inhal-
ants
Other/
none
speci-
fied
Alcohol
only
With
second-
ary
drug
Heroin Other
opiates
Smoked
cocaine
Other
route
Total  1,820,737 411,388 332,699 256,256 157,171 104,564 43,587 335,833 112,473 15,707 4,117 1,675 4,501 1,449 39,317
Frequency of use            
No use in the past month  28.7  26.8  27.9  18.1  21.4  29.7  40.8  36.3  44.4  18.9  22.9  42.7  36.7  27.6  31.7
1-3 times in the past month  12.6  15.7  13.6   4.0   5.9  13.0  16.2  16.7  14.5   8.1   9.3  12.5  17.4  14.0   5.6
1-2 times in the past week   9.2  12.9  10.8   2.9   3.9   9.9  10.2  10.2   9.5   4.7   6.0  10.4  11.7  10.0   5.7
3-6 times in the past week  11.4  12.3  12.8   7.5   9.2  13.5  11.3  12.0  12.7   9.1  10.3  11.6  11.6  11.2   9.6
Daily  38.2  32.3  34.9  67.5  59.7  34.0  21.5  24.6  19.0  59.2  51.6  22.8  22.5  37.2  47.4
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
No. of admissions  1,788,104 406,720 330,628 255,434 155,982 103,868 43,063 333,135 111,770 15,611 4,075 1,659 4,481 1,426 20,252
Usual route of administration            
Oral  49.1  99.5  99.6   1.2  61.7 - -    5.4   1.9   5.6  93.5  89.4  73.2   5.2   6.0  43.2
Smoking  29.2   0.2   0.2   3.3   2.6 100.0 - -   97.1  64.2   1.2   1.7  15.0  92.9   5.5  26.4
Inhalation   8.3   0.1   0.1  25.4  20.3 - -   80.3   0.8   7.9   4.2   5.1   4.3   1.6  70.2  14.7
Injection  12.9   0.1   0.1  69.7  14.3 - -   11.5   0.1  21.6   0.8   3.0   6.2   0.3  16.7   6.1
Other   0.4   0.1   0.1   0.5   1.2 - -    2.8   0.2   0.6   0.4   0.9   1.3   0.1   1.5   9.6
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
No. of admissions  1,792,094 410,232 332,042 255,568 156,369 104,564 42,883 333,830 111,818 15,633 4,091 1,663 4,486 1,440 17,475
- -  Quantity is zero.
SOURCE: Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS). Data received through 10.10.11.

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