Table 3.4
Admissions by primary substance of abuse, according to type of service, source of referral to treatment, and planned use of methadone: TEDS 2000
Percent distribution
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions. See Table 4.2.]
Type of service, source of referral to treatment, and planned use of methadone All 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 1,599,703 413,638 310,558 243,523 25,839 158,524 59,787 236,638 81,764 1,119 5,198 3,213 2,867 2,589 1,251 53,195
Type of service
Ambulatory  63.8  61.9  61.5  59.2  57.7  52.8  62.3  81.5  61.7  68.0  56.4  59.3  66.0  64.2  63.8  76.8
Outpatient  50.6  52.3  50.6  37.8  42.3  38.2  49.0  65.8  50.1  56.0  41.8  46.6  51.8  52.4  49.2  71.1
Intensive outpatient  9.9  8.8  10.4  4.0  10.4  13.2  12.6  14.8  11.4  11.5  12.5  11.3  12.7  11.7  13.3  4.9
Detoxification  3.4  0.8  0.6  17.4  5.0  1.4  0.8  1.0  0.2  0.4  2.1  1.4  1.5  0.1  1.3  0.7
Residential/
rehabilitation
 18.3  12.0  23.5  13.0  17.2  30.9  26.1  15.9  28.4  21.4  21.0  24.2  26.8  28.0  24.4  9.1
Short-term (<31 days)  8.7  6.7  13.8  5.1  9.4  12.2  10.3  6.8  11.4  7.6  11.8  13.4  11.4  7.3  12.5  3.0
Long-term (31+ days)  8.6  4.2  8.7  7.3  6.4  18.1  13.8  8.3  16.2  11.1  7.0  9.2  13.7  19.7  11.0  4.4
Hospital (non-detox)  1.0  1.1  1.0  0.6  1.4  0.7  2.0  0.8  0.8  2.7  2.1  1.6  1.7  1.0  1.0  1.6
Detoxification
(24-hour service)
 17.9  26.1  15.0  27.8  25.0  16.4  11.6  2.6  9.9  10.6  22.6  16.5  7.3  7.7  11.8  14.1
Free-standing residential  16.0  24.1  13.7  23.9  21.3  14.9  10.0  2.4  9.6  10.0  19.9  13.4  6.4  6.8  10.4  8.4
Hospital inpatient  1.9  2.1  1.2  3.9  3.7  1.4  1.6  0.3  0.3  0.6  2.7  3.1  0.9  0.9  1.4  5.7
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 1,599,703 413,638 310,558 243,523 25,839 158,524 59,787 236,638 81,764 1,119 5,198 3,213 2,867 2,589 1,251 53,195
Source of referral to treatment
Individual  33.2  27.8  27.4  64.1  50.1  35.8  32.3  16.7  27.3  35.3  38.3  37.5  25.5  24.0  25.9  32.8
Criminal justice/DUI  36.4  43.9  36.3  12.4  13.9  26.7  33.4  56.4  45.0  34.2  19.0  21.6  41.1  52.9  32.7  32.7
Substance abuse provider  11.7  10.3  16.4  12.7  15.6  16.6  12.0  6.8  5.7  7.1  14.6  13.6  11.4  7.5  8.2  4.7
Other health care provider  7.7  9.4  8.5  5.3  11.7  8.5  8.4  5.3  5.5  10.8  18.1  15.1  9.3  5.1  14.3  8.6
School (educational)  1.1  0.5  0.8  0.1  0.2  0.1  0.3  3.9  0.4  2.7  0.8  0.7  3.2  0.2  5.4  5.7
Employer/EAP  1.0  1.2  1.1  0.3  1.5  0.7  1.5  1.3  0.7  0.7  1.2  1.0  0.3  0.5  1.4  1.0
Other community referral  8.9  6.9  9.4  5.2  7.0  11.6  12.1  9.6  15.4  9.2  8.1  10.6  9.2  9.9  12.1  14.5
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 1,540,996 395,959 300,586 240,196 24,807 153,546 57,266 228,997 78,987 1,085 5,011 3,109 2,745 2,563 1,186 44,953
Methadone use planned as part of treatment
Yes  7.2  0.5  0.5  39.9  18.9  0.8  1.2  0.8  0.2  0.4  1.6  1.2  1.6  0.8  0.9  1.2
No  92.8  99.5  99.5  60.1  81.1  99.2  98.8  99.2  99.8  99.6  98.4  98.8  98.4  99.2  99.1  98.8
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 1,499,389 391,250 286,630 238,562 24,491 151,579 57,367 220,069 70,864 1,063 4,959 3,025 2,632 2,562 1,159 43,177
SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS) - 4.1.02.