Table 2.10a
Admissions by employment status (aged 16 and over) and education (aged 18 and over): TEDS 1997-2007 and U.S. population 2007
Percent distribution
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions (excludes Puerto Rico). See Table 4.2a.]
Employment status and
education
TEDS admissions U.S. population
1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007   2007
Total admissions
aged 16 and over
1,545,163 1,647,291 1,659,550 1,694,205 1,714,808 1,828,487 1,795,340 1,753,412 1,823,794 1,834,208 1,760,562 (Aged 16 and over)
Employment status
(aged 16 and over)
Employed 32.5 33.0 33.5 33.3 31.7 29.7 28.7 28.9 29.1 29.3 29.1 63.0
Full time 25.5 25.9 26.3 26.2 24.6 22.5 21.5 21.6 21.7 21.8 21.4 52.2
Part time 7.0 7.1 7.1 7.1 7.1 7.2 7.2 7.3 7.4 7.5 7.6 10.8
Unemployed 25.1 25.5 24.0 23.7 25.5 28.5 30.1 30.6 31.5 32.0 33.9 3.1
Not in labor force 42.4 41.5 42.5 43.0 42.8 41.8 41.1 40.5 39.3 38.7 37.0 34.0
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
No. of admissions 1,504,245 1,579,393 1,582,543 1,608,255 1,622,763 1,732,071 1,689,568 1,666,645 1,781,373 1,809,036 1,735,885
Total admissions
aged 18 and over
1,469,136 1,565,477 1,577,740 1,612,482 1,627,253 1,732,611 1,700,326 1,664,712 1,735,572 1,746,395 1,677,649 (Aged 18 and over)
Highest school grade completed
(aged 18 and over)
0 to 8 6.7 6.7 7.1 7.4 7.1 6.5 6.6 6.5 6.6 5.9 5.6 5.4
9 to 11 28.7 28.4 28.4 28.6 28.5 28.3 27.9 27.2 27.0 26.9 26.7 9.8
12 (or GED) 43.6 43.8 43.6 43.6 43.8 44.2 44.2 44.5 44.4 44.2 44.1 31.5
Over 12 21.0 21.0 20.8 20.4 20.6 20.9 21.3 21.7 21.9 23.0 23.6 53.4
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
No. of admissions 1,443,655 1,513,326 1,532,037 1,570,186 1,575,988 1,673,710 1,652,971 1,613,888 1,692,028 1,723,591 1,650,944    
SOURCES: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS). Data received through 10.6.08. Employment: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey, Tables 1 & 8, accessed at http://www.bls.gov/cps/tables.htm. Education: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Current Population Survey, 2007 Annual Social and Economic Supplement, Table 1, accessed at http://www.census.gov/population/www/socdemo/education/cps2007.html.

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