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 2001
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  1,739,796 421,209 348,591 275,672 36,347 163,988 61,387 255,394 98,332 1,395 7,074 3,737 3,121 3,116 1,234 59,199
Type of service                
Ambulatory   60.4   58.5   55.0   53.0   53.3   50.6   60.3   81.7   63.6   69.0   45.8   55.4   66.5   65.8   60.6   76.5
Outpatient   48.2   49.1   45.5   36.1   38.3   37.0   46.8   66.2   51.9   55.8   34.3   42.9   55.4   52.3   47.1   70.8
Intensive outpatient    9.4    8.5    8.9    3.8   10.0   12.5   12.7   14.6   11.6   12.8    9.4   10.7   10.1   13.2   12.5    4.9
Detoxification    2.8    0.9    0.6   13.1    5.0    1.2    0.8    0.9    0.1    0.4    2.1    1.9    1.1    0.3    1.1    0.8
Residential/
rehabilitation
  17.3   11.9   21.0   12.1   16.1   28.7   25.1   15.5   26.9   19.6   17.9   21.7   24.5   25.3   23.9   10.3
Short-term (<31 days)    8.1    6.6   12.2    4.5    8.9   11.0    9.9    6.5   11.0    6.3    9.6   11.6    9.5    6.2   11.5    3.1
Long-term (31+ days)    8.3    4.2    8.0    7.0    5.9   17.1   13.2    8.3   15.0   10.6    6.6    9.2   14.0   18.6   10.5    5.0
Hospital (non-detox)    0.9    1.1    0.8    0.6    1.2    0.5    2.0    0.7    0.8    2.7    1.7    1.0    1.1    0.5    1.9    2.1
Detoxification
(24-hour service)
  22.3   29.6   24.0   35.0   30.6   20.7   14.5    2.8    9.5   11.4   36.3   22.9    8.9    8.9   15.5   13.2
Free-standing residential   17.2   24.3   18.4   23.9   24.3   18.1   11.1    2.6    9.1   10.3   20.1   15.3    7.7    6.0   14.4    5.7
Hospital inpatient    5.1    5.3    5.6   11.0    6.2    2.7    3.4    0.3    0.4    1.1   16.2    7.5    1.2    2.8    1.1    7.5
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  1,739,796 421,209 348,591 275,672 36,347 163,988 61,387 255,394 98,332 1,395 7,074 3,737 3,121 3,116 1,234 59,199
Source of referral to treatment                
Individual   35.8   31.4   31.4   64.6   50.9   39.9   34.1   17.5   26.0   35.2   40.9   38.3   28.6   29.1   29.5   33.4
Criminal justice/DUI   34.5   40.4   33.1   12.0   14.0   25.0   32.7   56.8   47.8   32.5   16.7   22.1   40.0   47.1   31.5   31.9
Substance abuse provider   11.2   10.5   15.4   12.3   15.1   14.9   11.7    5.9    5.5    7.4   18.3   13.3   10.4    7.0    8.9    4.9
Other health care provider    7.2    8.8    7.9    5.2   11.4    8.1    7.6    4.9    5.3   10.1   14.5   13.2    7.7    4.9   13.8    8.6
School (educational)    1.2    0.6    0.8    0.1    0.2    0.1    0.3    4.2    0.5    3.5    1.0    1.1    2.3    0.6    4.0    5.2
Employer/EAP    1.0    1.2    1.1    0.3    1.2    0.8    1.6    1.2    0.6    1.2    1.0    1.4    0.6    0.5    0.4    0.9
Other community referral    9.1    7.1   10.1    5.5    7.1   11.2   12.0    9.5   14.3   10.1    7.6   10.7   10.4   10.9   12.0   15.1
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  1,684,549 405,646 338,298 271,878 35,212 159,382 58,915 247,193 95,066 1,359 6,827 3,578 3,012 3,066 1,185 53,932
Methadone use planned as part of treatment                
Yes    6.6    0.4    0.5   35.2   16.6    0.8    0.7    0.7    0.2    0.4    1.2    1.5    1.3    0.6    0.9    1.2
No   93.4   99.6   99.5   64.8   83.4   99.2   99.3   99.3   99.8   99.6   98.8   98.5   98.7   99.4   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  1,638,153 397,982 325,307 270,708 34,615 157,438 59,026 238,312 85,835 1,346 6,745 3,470 2,899 3,083 1,156 50,231
SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS) - 5.31.03.