Table 2.9a
Admissions by employment status (aged 16 and over) and education (aged 18 and over): TEDS 1992-2000 and U.S. population 2000
Percent distribution
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions (excludes Puerto Rico). See Table 4.2.]
Employment status and education U.S. population
Percent distribution % distrib.
1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2000
Total admissions
aged 16 and over
1,457,047 1,525,093 1,573,111 1,566,866 1,532,344 1,459,612 1,553,589 1,571,279 1,537,666  (Aged 16  and over)
Employment status (aged 16 and over)
Employed  34.1  33.0  32.9  33.1  33.4  33.8  34.2  34.6  34.2  64.7
Full time  27.1  26.1  26.1  26.2  26.4  26.5  26.8  27.2  27.0  49.8
Part time  7.0  6.9  6.8  6.8  7.1  7.3  7.4  7.4  7.3  12.5
Unemployed  28.7  28.3  27.5  26.7  26.3  26.1  26.5  25.4  24.8  5.3
Not in labor force  37.2  38.7  39.6  40.2  40.3  40.1  39.2  40.0  40.9  30.0
Total  100.0  100.0  100.0  100.0  100.0  100.0  100.0  100.0  100.0  100.0
No. of admissions 1,383,764 1,449,712 1,509,379 1,506,337 1,486,131 1,418,715 1,488,170 1,498,507 1,457,121
Total admissions
aged 18 and over
1,405,738 1,473,132 1,512,670 1,498,643 1,459,310 1,383,751 1,472,137 1,490,868 1,459,824  (Aged 18  and over)
Highest school grade completed (aged 18 and over)
0 to 8  7.8  7.8  7.6  7.1  6.9  6.6  6.7  7.2  7.5  6.4
9 to 11  29.0  28.9  28.7  28.9  28.4  28.4  28.2  28.2  28.1  10.5
12 (or GED)  42.6  42.7  42.9  43.3  43.9  43.8  43.9  43.8  43.8  32.8
Over 12  20.7  20.6  20.8  20.7  20.9  21.1  21.1  20.8  20.6  50.3
Total  100.0  100.0  100.0  100.0  100.0  100.0  100.0  100.0  100.0  100.0
No. of admissions 1,377,651 1,441,271 1,476,924 1,464,528 1,432,017 1,358,299 1,420,137 1,444,812 1,418,773
SOURCES: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS) - 4.1.02.  Employment:  Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Dept. of Labor (http://www.bls.gov/news.release/work.toc.htm). Education: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Current Population Report P20-513, Educational Attainment in the United States, March 2000. Table 1.