Table 2.9a
Admissions by employment status (aged 16 and over) and education (aged 18 and over): TEDS 1992-2001 and U.S. population 2001
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 TEDS admissions U.S. population
1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001   2001
Total admissions
aged 16 and over
1,457,047 1,525,093 1,573,111 1,566,866 1,532,344 1,545,163 1,645,919 1,665,460 1,686,371 1,664,875  (Aged 16  and over)
Employment status (aged 16 and over)
Employed   34.1   33.0   32.9   33.1   33.4   32.5   33.0   33.3   32.9   31.1   63.7
Full time   27.1   26.1   26.1   26.2   26.4   25.5   25.9   26.2   25.9   24.2   51.3
Part time    7.0    6.9    6.8    6.8    7.1    7.0    7.1    7.1    7.0    6.9   12.3
Unemployed   28.7   28.3   27.5   26.7   26.3   25.1   25.5   24.2   24.1   25.8    3.2
Not in labor force   37.2   38.7   39.6   40.2   40.3   42.4   41.5   42.5   43.0   43.0   33.2
Total   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  1,383,764 1,449,712 1,509,379 1,506,337 1,486,131 1,504,245 1,578,125 1,589,189 1,600,188 1,569,752
Total admissions
aged 18 and over
1,405,738 1,473,132 1,512,670 1,498,643 1,459,310 1,469,136 1,564,214 1,583,919 1,605,409 1,579,952  (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    6.7    6.7    7.1    7.4    7.1    6.4
9 to 11   29.0   28.9   28.7   28.9   28.4   28.7   28.4   28.5   28.6   28.5   10.5
12 (or GED)   42.6   42.7   42.9   43.3   43.9   43.6   43.8   43.6   43.5   43.8   32.0
Over 12   20.7   20.6   20.8   20.7   20.9   21.0   21.0   20.8   20.5   20.6   51.1
Total   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  1,377,651 1,441,271 1,476,924 1,464,528 1,432,017 1,443,655 1,512,135 1,537,914 1,563,792 1,530,451    
SOURCES: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS) - 5.31.03.  Employment:  Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Dept. of Labor (http://www.bls.gov). Education: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Educational Attainment in the United States, March 2001. Detailed Tables (PPL-157). Table 1.