Table 6.4
Detoxification admissions by primary substance of abuse, according to frequency of use and number of prior treatment episodes: TEDS 2007
Percent distribution
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions. See Table 4.2a.]
Frequency of use and number of prior treatment episodes All detox-
ification
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 398,231 130,780 78,852 93,641 27,279 29,867 7,504 10,187 11,566 164 3,921 845 104 171 118 3,232
Frequency of use                
No use in the past month 4.1 2.7 3.6 1.3 6.6 4.6 11.1 25.9 11.6 13.0 8.7 3.0 23.3 4.7 7.8 25.2
1-3 times in the past month 6.7 12.7 3.8 0.8 2.4 6.9 9.3 11.6 10.9 19.1 3.1 5.6 10.7 9.4 14.8 8.0
1-2 times per week 7.2 13.9 4.5 1.1 1.9 8.1 9.8 7.7 11.0 14.2 2.6 5.5 7.8 7.6 12.2 3.7
3-6 times per week 10.6 13.6 10.1 4.6 7.1 16.4 16.1 10.2 20.7 12.3 6.4 9.7 13.6 14.7 8.7 5.5
Daily 71.4 57.1 78.0 92.2 82.0 63.9 53.6 44.6 45.8 41.4 79.2 76.2 44.7 63.5 56.5 57.7
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
No. of admissions 393,252 128,979 78,596 93,584 27,171 29,559 7,398 10,101 11,427 162 3,901 836 103 170 115 1,150
No. of prior treatment episodes                
None 38.9 46.5 33.9 24.1 47.5 38.6 44.2 49.7 50.2 55.1 33.5 57.8 50.0 53.1 45.2 50.9
1 17.6 16.9 18.2 14.7 20.5 20.4 22.3 23.2 21.6 18.1 19.3 16.8 26.1 18.8 19.2 19.2
2 11.0 9.8 12.0 11.7 11.7 11.9 11.4 11.2 11.1 10.2 11.6 9.2 7.6 9.4 11.5 10.7
3 7.4 6.5 8.0 9.1 6.2 8.3 7.3 6.2 6.1 3.9 7.6 4.6 5.4 7.0 6.7 6.1
4 4.7 3.9 5.3 6.3 3.8 5.0 3.8 3.4 3.4 3.1 5.0 2.9 2.2 2.3 3.8 3.2
5 or more 20.3 16.4 22.6 34.2 10.2 15.8 11.0 6.3 7.6 9.4 22.9 8.8 8.7 9.4 13.5 9.9
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
No. of admissions 284,440 99,261 40,930 68,896 22,707 21,968 5,184 8,520 11,372 127 2,443 696 92 128 104 2,012
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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