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Table 3.9. Percent distribution of admissions by client characteristics, according to primary substance of abuse: 1996

[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions - Supplemental Data Set1]
Characteristic All admis-sions Primary substance at admission
Alcohol only Alcohol with secondary drug Smoked cocaine Non-smoked cocaine Heroin Other opiates Mari-juana/ hashish Meth-amphet-amine Other stimu-lants Tran-quil-izers Seda-tives Hallu-cino-gens PCP Inhal-ants Other/ None speci-fied
Total 1,534,045 432,617 325,294 177,882 62,469 198,640 15,446 195,787 42,330 11,816 3,992 2,985 2,517 2,232 1,908 58,130
Pregnant 4.0 1.8 3.2 6.9 5.2 4.0 2.2 4.7 7.4 2.1 1.3 2.2 3.1 7.0 2.6 3.2
No. of female admissions 412,702 90,329 79,602 64,775 18,619 63,615 6,435 42,835 19,425 5,076 2,123 1,581 615 881 422 16,369
Veteran 9.5 14.5 9.2 8.4 7.5 5.9 8.1 4.0 5.7 5.8 5.6 6.6 2.8 2.5 4.8 5.8
No. of admissions 876,026 273,904 203,824 111,356 35,268 74,229 7,565 115,582 17,821 2,533 2,618 1,592 1,592 732 1,157 26,253
Psychiatric problems 15.8 14.3 21.5 15.7 17.3 9.2 22.4 16.1 12.5 25.2 37.9 32.0 30.7 10.7 34.8 15.6
No. of admissions 1,067,997 281,123 225,125 131,003 36,430 159,197 10,339 135,430 37,231 3,087 2,949 2,005 1,636 1,992 1,243 39,207
DSM diagnosis
Alcohol dependence 31.6 55.0 56.1 3.4 3.3 2.0 1.2 3.1 4.4 4.7 4.1 3.2 2.5 8.1 2.5 17.4
Alcohol abuse 10.9 22.9 12.5 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.3 2.1 0.9 2.2 1.0 0.9 0.6 4.8 2.0 9.4
Alcohol intoxication 9.5 18.5 15.9 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 - - 0.2 - - 0.4 0.9
Alcohol-induced disorder 0.4 0.8 0.5 0.1 * 0.1 0.1 * 0.1 0.1 0.1 - - - - - - - - 2.3
Cocaine dependence 14.4 0.2 2.5 61.4 50.0 4.0 0.9 2.1 2.3 1.1 1.1 1.8 1.1 8.1 0.4 4.5
Cocaine abuse 1.9 0.1 0.6 7.1 7.4 1.0 0.2 0.4 1.1 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 2.7 0.5 1.3
Opioid dependence 13.1 0.1 0.3 18.4 26.8 81.0 80.4 24.5 18.7 8.4 20.1 26.5 28.3 10.8 8.8 6.7
Opioid abuse 0.2 * * 0.1 0.1 2.2 3.4 * - - - - 0.4 0.6 0.5 - - - - 0.5
Cannabis dependence 5.9 0.1 1.6 1.2 1.0 0.7 0.4 35.6 2.4 5.7 0.8 0.8 6.0 9.7 1.1 3.4
Cannabis abuse 4.2 0.2 1.5 0.5 2.0 0.3 0.3 24.9 0.8 5.2 0.5 - - 2.8 3.2 1.4 2.5
Other substance dependence 4.7 0.4 5.8 4.9 6.2 5.8 10.0 4.6 55.3 51.5 55.7 49.7 37.9 38.2 48.2 14.2
Other substance abuse 0.7 0.2 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.3 0.9 0.7 10.5 14.8 9.4 9.4 15.2 8.1 26.8 2.8
Substance-induced disorder 0.4 0.1 0.3 0.7 0.8 1.1 0.8 0.3 1.7 3.1 2.3 1.9 2.2 3.8 3.4 2.8
Other diagnoses 2.0 1.5 1.8 0.8 0.8 0.5 1.0 1.6 1.9 2.7 4.2 5.0 2.5 2.7 4.5 31.2
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
No. of admissions 386,035 126,202 82,129 69,919 16,262 16,645 5,322 55,917 1,719 1,248 1,326 843 633 186 556 7,128
Marital status
Never married 52.3 38.6 53.8 56.4 53.1 55.5 28.4 75.9 47.8 41.5 27.7 28.6 87.4 75.0 76.7 55.0
Married 19.3 25.9 16.7 15.0 19.7 17.4 33.9 12.0 19.5 22.2 30.5 33.5 5.8 10.4 7.5 22.3
Divorced 18.4 24.9 19.2 16.5 17.0 15.4 25.8 7.5 21.3 24.2 26.7 24.7 4.7 7.1 10.5 13.5
Separated 8.4 8.2 9.2 10.9 9.1 9.3 9.6 4.1 10.7 10.7 11.6 10.1 1.9 6.9 4.9 7.6
Widowed 1.6 2.4 1.2 1.3 1.1 2.4 2.3 0.5 0.8 1.3 3.5 3.1 0.3 0.6 0.5 1.6
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
No. of admissions 1,212,166 364,625 270,596 155,521 44,150 113,458 11,740 167,254 18,062 10,338 3,488 2,451 2,119 1,153 1,606 45,605
Living arrangements
Independent living 59.4 71.7 57.1 51.3 53.8 53.6 72.4 49.4 59.9 70.6 71.2 69.6 40.8 39.6 49.2 55.3
Dependent living 22.1 14.1 20.6 25.1 21.4 21.0 16.7 37.5 29.9 20.2 14.3 14.8 42.5 36.9 39.5 28.8
Homeless 18.4 14.2 22.3 23.6 24.8 25.4 10.9 13.1 10.3 9.1 14.5 15.6 16.7 23.5 11.3 16.0
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
No. of admissions 1,175,519 349,621 262,286 147,364 44,825 113,096 11,170 166,467 18,934 9,632 3,419 2,246 2,147 1,106 1,584 41,622
1 Supplemental Data Set items are not reported by all States. See Table 4.4 for details.
- - Quantity is zero.
* Less than 0.05 percent.

SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, TEDS - 1.14.98.


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