Table 5.8
Admissions by primary substance of abuse, according to additional substance abuse: TEDS 2005
Percent distribution
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions. See Table 4.2a.]
  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
Heroin Other opiates Smoked cocaine Other route Metham-phetamine/ amphet-amine Other stimu-lants
Total 1,849,548 723,646 254,345 67,887 185,236 71,255 292,250 169,489 981 8,039 4,361 2,057 2,807 1,372 65,823
Average no. of substances
per admission
1.2 1.1 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.2 1.3 1.2 1.3 1.3 1.4 1.3 1.2 1.0
Primary use of substance 100.0 39.1 13.8 3.7 10.0 3.9 15.8 9.2 0.1 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.1 3.6
Any use of substance n/a 60.8 16.4 7.0 18.8 12.3 36.6 13.5 0.3 2.3 0.9 0.7 0.4 0.2 6.1
Substance in addition to primary substance Percent of admissions reporting abuse of additional substance1
None 44.2 55.1 36.2 38.1 30.7 26.7 37.2 34.2 40.4 30.5 39.6 24.7 26.0 41.7 77.6
Alcohol 21.6 - - 21.7 22.3 49.8 48.0 47.0 33.9 30.8 28.3 25.5 36.8 36.1 27.2 4.3
Marijuana/hashish 20.8 24.8 12.9 19.9 31.3 34.6 - - 40.8 21.1 20.4 20.6 36.8 39.4 24.8 3.6
Smoked cocaine 8.8 12.4 17.7 6.6 - - - - 5.5 3.6 3.3 6.6 4.9 5.3 9.2 3.4 1.1
Non-smoked cocaine 8.5 8.3 20.8 10.3 - - - - 8.3 5.9 6.3 7.6 6.9 11.9 8.7 4.2 1.3
Methamphetamine/amphetamine 4.3 4.1 2.6 4.7 2.8 4.9 10.2 0.4 4.4 5.4 6.6 9.4 5.5 5.2 0.6
Other stimulants 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.4 0.3 - - 0.4 0.7 1.3 0.5 0.2 0.1
Heroin 2.7 2.8 - - 8.0 5.4 7.1 1.2 2.0 2.5 6.2 3.5 3.0 2.8 1.5 0.7
Other opiates 3.3 2.3 7.3 3.5 2.6 4.5 2.7 2.6 3.5 21.9 12.7 4.2 1.3 2.7 0.9
Tranquilizers 1.9 1.3 3.7 10.3 1.0 1.7 1.4 1.1 3.0 0.9 3.8 2.1 0.9 6.1 0.5
Sedatives 0.7 0.5 0.7 3.5 0.5 0.8 0.8 0.6 1.8 2.3 0.6 1.6 0.8 1.2 0.2
Hallucinogens 0.6 0.4 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.8 1.4 0.8 1.6 0.5 1.2 - - 2.5 0.8 0.1
PCP 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.4 0.3 0.6 0.2 0.8 0.1 0.3 1.8 - - 0.1 *
Inhalants 0.1 0.1 * 0.1 * 0.1 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.6 0.2 - - *
Other 2.6 2.3 2.1 2.5 1.2 2.7 2.6 2.0 2.5 3.3 2.2 2.6 1.0 2.3 13.2
1 Percentages sum to more than 100 percent because a person could report more than one additional substance.
n/a Not applicable.
* Less than 0.05 percent.
- - Quantity is zero.
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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