Table 3.7
Admissions by primary substance of abuse, according to employment status (aged 16 and over) and education (aged 18 and over): TEDS 2007
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) No. of
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
1,764,176 401,624 321,063 246,514 90,052 167,512 66,157 253,856 141,705 813 9,754 4,043 1,390 3,101 682 55,910
Employment status                
Employed 29.1 42.5 29.5 15.6 29.0 15.6 29.9 31.0 26.2 27.2 20.5 23.9 23.9 22.6 24.3 32.3
Full time 21.5 33.9 21.7 10.9 21.4 10.9 22.7 20.7 17.9 17.4 14.8 17.1 15.8 15.8 16.0 23.2
Part time 7.6 8.6 7.7 4.7 7.6 4.8 7.2 10.3 8.3 9.8 5.7 6.8 8.1 6.8 8.2 9.2
Unemployed 33.9 29.6 31.7 36.8 37.9 40.9 33.9 30.9 37.1 31.3 33.5 31.2 32.7 35.0 34.3 44.4
Not in labor force 37.0 27.9 38.9 47.6 33.0 43.5 36.2 38.1 36.7 41.5 46.0 45.0 43.4 42.4 41.4 23.3
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 1,739,494 393,087 318,105 243,871 88,808 166,080 65,445 251,609 140,705 772 9,608 3,935 1,368 3,030 667 52,404
               
Total admissions
aged 18 and over
1,681,262 394,955 309,834 245,598 88,919 166,905 64,431 200,337 138,470 727 9,430 3,811 1,110 3,055 560 53,120
Highest school grade completed                
0 to 8 5.7 5.8 5.1 7.1 4.2 5.7 5.9 4.9 5.7 7.9 5.3 4.1 3.8 7.0 7.8 6.7
9 to 11 26.6 17.8 26.5 29.4 20.5 29.2 27.1 37.2 32.3 25.1 23.7 22.3 32.7 43.5 32.1 26.5
12 (or GED) 44.1 44.5 44.5 45.5 45.3 43.2 43.1 43.1 44.8 40.9 42.0 40.3 44.4 39.3 41.5 36.9
More than 12 23.6 31.9 23.9 18.1 30.0 21.9 23.8 14.8 17.2 26.1 29.1 33.3 19.0 10.1 18.7 29.9
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 1,654,468 387,666 307,197 243,327 87,715 165,611 63,699 198,589 137,555 685 9,303 3,773 1,098 3,041 552 44,657
SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS). Data received through 10.6.08.

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