Table 3.9. Substance abuse combinations, by selected primary substance of abuse: 2010
Number and percent distribution
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions.]
Primary substance Secondary and tertiary substances Number Percent of all admissions Percent of primary substance
All admissions aged 12 and older   1,820,737 100.0  
Alcohol     744,087  40.9 100.0
No other substance n/a   411,388  22.6  55.3
1 other substance Marijuana   115,096   6.3  15.5
Cocaine    57,505   3.2   7.7
Other Drugs1    22,288   1.2   3.0
Opiates    18,861   1.0   2.5
  Methamphetamine or Amphetamine    11,093   0.6   1.5
2 other substances Cocaine & Marijuana    40,573   2.2   5.5
Cocaine & Opiates2    13,112   0.7   1.8
Marijuana & Other Drugs1    12,282   0.7   1.7
Marijuana & Opiates2    11,630   0.6   1.6
Marijuana & Meth/amp3    11,421   0.6   1.5
Opiates2 & Other Drugs1     6,091   0.3   0.8
Cocaine & Other Drugs1     5,294   0.3   0.7
Cocaine & Meth/amp3     2,766   0.2   0.4
Meth/amp3 & Opiates2     1,499   0.1   0.2
Heroin & Opiates Other than Heroin     1,184   0.1   0.2
Meth/amp3 & Other Drugs1     1,041   0.1   0.1
Two Other Drugs1       747      *   0.1
Methadone & Other Opiates       134      *      *
Methamphetamine & Amphetamine        60      *      *
Two Different Tranquilizers        19      *      *
Two Different Sedatives         3      *      *
Cocaine     148,151   8.1 100.0
No other substance n/a    45,136   2.5  30.5
1 other substance Alcohol    34,601   1.9  23.4
Marijuana    15,969   0.9  10.8
Opiates     6,992   0.4   4.7
Other Drugs1     1,972   0.1   1.3
  Methamphetamine or Amphetamine     1,632   0.1   1.1
2 other substances Alcohol & Marijuana    23,595   1.3  15.9
Alcohol & Opiates2     5,406   0.3   3.6
Marijuana & Opiates2     3,540   0.2   2.4
Alcohol & Other Drugs1     2,336   0.1   1.6
Marijuana & Other Drugs1     1,789   0.1   1.2
Opiates2 & Other Drugs1     1,614   0.1   1.1
Alcohol & Meth/amp3     1,122   0.1   0.8
Marijuana & Meth/amp3     1,077   0.1   0.7
Heroin & Opiates Other than Heroin       622      *   0.4
Meth/amp3 & Opiates2       396      *   0.3
Meth/amp3 & Other Drugs1       202      *   0.1
Two Other Drugs1       105      *   0.1
Methadone & Other Opiates        34      *      *
Methamphetamine & Amphetamine        11      *      *
Opiates     413,427  22.7 100.0
No other substance n/a   143,862   7.9  34.8
1 other substance Cocaine    38,330   2.1   9.3
Marijuana    29,379   1.6   7.1
Alcohol    27,826   1.5   6.7
Other Drugs1    21,896   1.2   5.3
Opiates    19,710   1.1   4.8
Methamphetamine or Amphetamine     7,127   0.4   1.7
2 other substances Alcohol & Cocaine    21,659   1.2   5.2
Alcohol & Marijuana    19,365   1.1   4.7
Cocaine & Marijuana    17,496   1.0   4.2
Marijuana & Other Drugs1    10,972   0.6   2.7
Cocaine & Other Drugs1     9,982   0.5   2.4
Alcohol & Other Drugs1     8,913   0.5   2.2
Marijuana & Opiates2     7,893   0.4   1.9
Cocaine & Opiates2     7,160   0.4   1.7
Opiates2 & Other Drugs1     5,764   0.3   1.4
Alcohol & Opiates2     5,000   0.3   1.2
Marijuana & Meth/amp3     2,810   0.2   0.7
Alcohol & Meth/amp3     1,822   0.1   0.4
Cocaine & Meth/amp3     1,683   0.1   0.4
Meth/amp3 & Other Drugs1     1,462   0.1   0.4
Two Other Drugs1     1,450   0.1   0.4
Meth/amp3 & Opiates2       937   0.1   0.2
Methadone & Other Opiates       441      *   0.1
Heroin & Opiates Other than Heroin       327      *   0.1
Two Different Tranquilizers       119      *      *
Methamphetamine & Amphetamine        36      *      *
Two Different Sedatives         6      *      *
Marijuana     335,833  18.4 100.0
No other substance n/a   140,009   7.7  41.7
1 other substance Alcohol    99,038   5.4  29.5
Cocaine    10,866   0.6   3.2
Methamphetamine or Amphetamine    10,833   0.6   3.2
Other Drugs1     7,871   0.4   2.3
  Opiates     6,852   0.4   2.0
2 other substances Alcohol & Cocaine    15,316   0.8   4.6
Alcohol & Other Drugs1    12,987   0.7   3.9
Alcohol & Meth/amp3     8,959   0.5   2.7
Alcohol & Opiates2     8,701   0.5   2.6
Opiates2 & Other Drugs1     3,392   0.2   1.0
Cocaine & Opiates2     3,019   0.2   0.9
Cocaine & Other Drugs1     2,078   0.1   0.6
Cocaine & Meth/amp3     1,609   0.1   0.5
Meth/amp3 & Other Drugs1     1,477   0.1   0.4
Meth/amp3 & Opiates2     1,233   0.1   0.4
Two Other Drugs1       853      *   0.3
Heroin & Opiates Other than Heroin       574      *   0.2
Methadone & Other Opiates        82      *      *
Methamphetamine & Amphetamine        69      *      *
Two Different Tranquilizers        11      *      *
Two Different Sedatives         4      *      *
Methamphetamine/Amphetamines     112,473   6.2 100.0
No other substance n/a    37,708   2.1  33.5
1 other substance Marijuana    23,547   1.3  20.9
Alcohol    18,180   1.0  16.2
Opiates     3,671   0.2   3.3
Cocaine     2,738   0.2   2.4
Other Drugs1     1,775   0.1   1.6
  Methamphetamine or Amphetamine       416      *   0.4
2 other substances Alcohol & Marijuana    11,765   0.6  10.5
Marijuana & Opiates2     2,054   0.1   1.8
Cocaine & Marijuana     2,000   0.1   1.8
Alcohol & Cocaine     1,993   0.1   1.8
Marijuana & Other Drugs1     1,727   0.1   1.5
Alcohol & Opiates2     1,428   0.1   1.3
Alcohol & Other Drugs1     1,098   0.1   1.0
Opiates2 & Other Drugs1       769      *   0.7
Cocaine & Opiates2       603      *   0.5
Cocaine & Other Drugs1       320      *   0.3
Heroin & Opiates Other than Heroin       158      *   0.1
Marijuana & Meth/amp3       142      *   0.1
Alcohol & Meth/amp3        92      *   0.1
Two Other Drugs1        80      *   0.1
Meth/amp3 & Other Drugs1        68      *   0.1
Cocaine & Meth/amp3        60      *   0.1
Meth/amp3 & Opiates2        48      *      *
Methadone & Other Opiates        30      *      *
Two Different Tranquilizers         2      *      *
Two Different Sedatives         1      *      *
Other4      21,374   1.1  
1 Other drugs includes tranquilizers, sedatives, other stimulants, PCP, inhalants, hallucinogens, over-the-counter drugs and other drugs not elsewhere classified.
2 Opiates includes heroin, non-prescription methadone and other opiates.
3 Methamphetamine or amphetamine.
4  Other includes only admissions with no primary substance. Admissions with more than one substance with a primary including tranquilizers, sedatives, other stimulants, PCP, inhalants, hallucinogens, over-the-counter drugs and other drugs not elsewhere classified are not included in this table.
n/a  Not applicable.
*  Less than 0.05 percent.
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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