Table 3.5
Admissions by primary substance of abuse, according to employment status (aged 16 and over) and education (aged 18 and over): TEDS 2000
Percent distribution
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions. See Table 4.2.]
Employment status (aged 16 and over) and education (aged 18 and over) 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 admissions
aged 16 and over
1,537,666 409,200 301,692 242,866 25,599 157,805 59,106 201,600 80,437 1,031 5,070 3,127 2,514 2,549 865 44,205
Employment status
Employed  34.2  47.6  33.7  22.6  31.9  21.0  33.2  36.5  26.5  33.0  26.3  27.2  30.2  26.8  23.7  39.3
Full time  27.0  39.5  26.3  17.4  25.2  16.2  26.8  26.5  19.0  23.3  19.8  20.6  21.1  18.8  17.0  31.3
Part time  7.3  8.1  7.4  5.2  6.6  4.8  6.3  10.0  7.4  9.7  6.5  6.7  9.1  8.0  6.7  8.0
Unemployed  24.8  20.8  22.9  29.9  27.7  32.8  24.6  22.3  26.4  31.1  26.6  25.1  21.7  24.1  25.9  25.6
Not in labor force  40.9  31.5  43.5  47.5  40.4  46.2  42.2  41.2  47.1  35.9  47.1  47.6  48.1  49.1  50.4  35.0
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  100.0  100.0  100.0  100.0
Admissions aged 16 and over 1,457,121 385,156 291,521 238,014 24,339 149,236 54,618 194,127 78,713 997 4,672 3,017 2,405 2,514 806 26,986
Total admissions
aged 18 and over
1,459,824 402,751 287,927 241,591 25,357 157,078 58,064 154,380 77,567 931 4,904 3,042 1,878 2,423 696 41,235
Highest school grade completed
0 to 8  7.5  9.0  6.7  7.6  6.7  6.4  7.1  6.6  5.8  6.2  5.6  6.5  5.2  7.0  17.2  12.6
9 to 11  28.1  20.3  28.3  30.9  19.5  30.9  28.9  39.2  33.3  27.1  23.1  18.7  29.4  43.4  34.3  25.3
12 (or GED)  43.8  44.4  44.6  44.4  40.7  42.9  42.4  41.2  46.0  42.7  40.4  43.5  46.0  38.1  33.4  41.6
More than 12  20.6  26.3  20.4  17.1  33.1  19.9  21.6  13.1  14.9  24.0  30.9  31.3  19.4  11.5  15.1  20.4
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  100.0  100.0  100.0  100.0
Admissions aged 18 and over 1,418,773 389,757 283,884 239,851 24,470 153,616 56,834 151,384 76,717 910 4,703 2,970 1,818 2,408 664 28,787
SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS) - 4.1.02.