Table 3.7
Admissions by primary substance of abuse, according to client economic characteristics: TEDS 2000
Percent distribution
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions - Supplemental Data Set.1]
Primary source of income, type of health insurance, expected source of payment, and not-in-labor-force (detail) 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
Primary source of income
Wages/salary  40.8  54.4  39.2  25.8  40.4  29.3  42.8  39.8  38.7  46.9  32.7  39.2  35.8  35.5  30.7  38.7
Public assistance  9.5  5.9  11.2  17.9  8.2  12.7  9.1  6.7  7.4  7.3  11.3  8.8  5.6  9.0  8.2  7.4
Disability  4.4  5.1  4.0  4.1  8.0  5.6  4.3  2.4  3.1  8.8  10.1  7.3  2.4  2.1  6.9  7.8
Retirement/pension  1.0  2.2  0.4  0.4  1.5  0.6  0.5  0.4  0.4  0.7  1.8  1.0  0.1  0.7  1.1  1.3
Other  20.8  15.0  22.2  27.4  20.1  17.5  19.2  27.2  21.4  23.7  23.0  24.3  29.6  25.2  27.4  17.4
None  23.5  17.4  23.0  24.5  21.9  34.3  24.1  23.5  29.0  12.6  21.1  19.4  26.5  27.5  25.7  27.5
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 774,806 200,465 165,973 80,363 11,652 90,393 33,816 133,161 23,218 708 2,791 1,568 1,524 1,227 734 27,213
Type of health insurance
None  65.2  66.1  65.1  63.3  52.9  70.4  68.0  62.5  80.3  66.8  44.5  57.1  59.0  69.5  52.5  51.2
Medicaid  13.7  8.1  12.6  24.9  17.1  15.6  12.7  14.6  7.3  16.1  23.1  13.9  13.0  12.3  24.5  16.2
Private insurance  6.1  8.4  6.3  2.3  9.2  2.8  5.1  7.5  4.0  4.8  8.6  9.8  10.3  5.4  7.8  7.3
Blue Cross/Blue Shield  2.0  3.0  2.0  0.8  3.0  0.8  1.3  2.4  1.4  1.5  2.7  3.1  3.6  1.8  1.9  1.4
HMO  4.1  5.3  4.4  3.7  7.3  2.6  3.6  4.1  0.9  2.1  7.5  4.6  6.2  3.8  1.0  2.1
Medicare  1.7  2.2  1.5  1.8  2.9  1.4  1.6  0.9  0.6  2.1  3.6  3.1  0.6  0.9  1.9  2.3
Other  7.2  6.9  8.1  3.3  7.6  6.4  7.7  8.1  5.5  6.5  10.0  8.5  7.3  6.3  10.4  19.6
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 823,242 241,632 143,764 117,471 12,925 87,089 26,550 121,688 33,813 751 2,899 1,516 1,339 1,109 796 29,900
Expected source of payment2
Self-pay  29.2  43.4  25.5  17.6  27.5  20.6  28.2  21.2  25.9  23.7  21.9  24.8  22.5  18.9  20.0  28.5
Medicaid  12.5  6.7  12.5  17.9  13.1  17.0  12.3  16.1  10.6  24.7  15.7  13.0  13.7  14.7  22.8  17.5
Medicare  1.0  1.3  0.9  0.8  1.4  0.9  1.1  0.5  0.4  3.4  2.0  1.8  0.1  0.3  0.6  2.8
Other govt. payments  27.7  22.8  29.2  35.3  22.9  26.5  30.1  29.4  38.6  23.4  24.6  18.3  29.0  37.9  23.2  24.1
No charge  12.3  8.9  12.8  13.8  13.6  18.9  12.6  14.1  8.9  5.8  14.1  20.3  12.6  8.4  12.0  10.6
Blue Cross/Blue Shield  2.3  3.0  2.6  1.2  4.1  1.1  1.8  2.6  1.6  2.9  3.4  3.3  3.3  1.3  1.4  1.3
Other health insurance  6.0  7.0  6.7  3.8  9.7  4.5  5.3  6.8  3.8  6.6  9.9  10.7  9.2  3.4  5.5  2.8
Worker's compensation  0.1  0.1  0.1   *  0.3  0.1  0.1  0.1  0.1  - -  0.1  0.3  0.1  - -  0.4   *
Other  8.9  6.9  9.6  9.5  7.3  10.4  8.6  9.3  10.1  9.5  8.4  7.4  9.4  15.0  14.1  12.5
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 482,315 148,846 82,890 50,044 7,376 51,896 15,854 80,721 20,795 380 1,954 906 840 678 509 18,626
Not-in-labor-force (detail)
Student  26.3  13.7  23.8  5.0  10.8  4.0  9.1  60.1  10.3  38.8  13.9  14.0  57.0  15.7  54.7  48.3
Disabled  20.9  27.6  24.7  31.7  41.0  25.1  18.7  7.1  17.4  15.4  32.4  38.9  6.6  5.7  8.2  14.7
Homemaker  3.6  4.7  3.2  3.3  10.1  3.8  4.6  1.8  5.2  3.2  9.8  8.6  0.5  1.7  1.1  5.1
Inmate of institution  10.6  7.1  10.4  15.4  5.7  13.7  17.7  9.2  16.8  5.3  3.4  4.8  15.0  23.4  4.3  6.0
Retired  2.6  9.2  1.2  0.9  2.0  0.7  0.7  0.6  0.2  2.7  4.9  1.4  0.5  - -  1.7  2.2
Other  36.0  37.7  36.6  43.8  30.3  52.7  49.2  21.1  50.1  34.6  35.6  32.3  20.4  53.6  30.0  23.7
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 262,454 52,207 54,403 22,788 4,458 26,936 9,533 62,713 15,462 188 959 694 814 351 464 10,484
1 Supplemental Data Set items are not reported by all States. See Table 4.4 for details.
2 This information is collected at admission and may not correspond to the actual source of payment.
* Less than 0.05 percent.
- -  Quantity is zero.
SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS) - 4.1.02.