Table 3.7
Admissions by primary substance of abuse, according to employment status (aged 16 and over) and education (aged 18 and over): TEDS 2005
Percent distribution
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions. See Table 4.2a.]
Employment status (aged 16 and over) and education (aged 18 and over) All admis-sions Primary substance at admission
Alcohol Opiates Cocaine Mari-juana/ hashish Stimulants Tran-quil-izers Seda-tives Hallu-cino-gens PCP Inhal-ants Other/ none speci-fied
Alcohol only With secondary drug Heroin Other opiates Smoked cocaine Other route Metham-phetamine/ amphet-amine Other stimu-lants
Total admissions
aged 16 and over
1,787,584 394,575 319,008 254,034 67,408 184,745 70,510 253,570 166,761 922 7,855 4,240 1,960 2,784 1,029 58,183
Employment status                                
Employed 28.7 42.0 29.8 16.6 28.6 16.1 29.5 30.8 25.0 24.0 20.3 23.1 29.0 23.3 21.4 28.9
Full time 21.3 33.6 22.3 11.9 21.6 11.5 22.6 20.5 17.2 16.5 14.7 17.0 20.5 16.5 14.2 21.1
Part time 7.4 8.3 7.5 4.7 7.0 4.6 6.9 10.2 7.8 7.5 5.5 6.2 8.6 6.8 7.2 7.8
Unemployed 31.7 28.3 29.0 33.3 35.2 38.0 33.0 29.2 35.7 36.6 34.9 29.5 27.3 35.0 39.9 38.8
Not in labor force 39.6 29.7 41.2 50.1 36.2 45.8 37.5 40.1 39.3 39.4 44.8 47.4 43.7 41.7 38.6 32.3
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Admissions aged 16 and over 1,726,662 382,618 312,057 248,066 65,728 180,169 68,544 249,950 163,321 891 7,641 4,153 1,853 2,722 1,007 37,942
                                 
Total admissions
aged 18 and over
1,700,897 388,648 308,037 252,919 66,537 183,863 68,660 198,744 160,524 861 7,591 4,096 1,713 2,726 894 55,084
Highest school grade completed                              
0 to 8 6.7 6.9 5.8 7.6 4.9 6.0 6.6 6.0 7.0 5.7 7.1 4.7 5.3 7.7 6.5 15.1
9 to 11 27.1 18.4 27.4 29.9 20.3 29.4 27.1 37.2 31.5 24.1 22.7 20.2 28.8 41.4 31.3 21.8
12 (or GED) 44.3 45.1 44.3 45.1 44.8 43.9 43.1 42.7 45.5 45.5 42.5 43.1 47.5 40.6 36.9 40.4
More than 12 21.9 29.6 22.6 17.4 30.0 20.8 23.2 14.1 16.0 24.8 27.7 32.1 18.5 10.2 25.2 22.7
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Admissions aged 18 and over 1,634,455 374,157 299,465 247,760 64,604 179,405 66,830 193,974 154,870 827 7,361 3,983 1,589 2,687 872 36,071
SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS). Data received through 10.3.06.

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