Table 3.7
Admissions by primary substance of abuse, according to client economic characteristics: TEDS 2001
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 1,739,796 421,209 348,591 275,672 36,347 163,988 61,387 255,394 98,332 1,395 7,074 3,737 3,121 3,116 1,234 59,199
Primary source of income                
Wages/salary 36.5 49.2 33.3 21.6 40.3 26.5 39.8 38.4 37.8 46.9 26.0 36.5 33.7 30.6 26.1 37.2
Public assistance 9.5 6.1 11.2 16.0 6.9 12.6 9.9 6.7 7.2 9.7 14.1 9.1 5.1 10.7 8.1 6.3
Disability 4.4 5.1 3.7 3.4 7.4 6.3 4.4 2.7 3.0 7.1 7.8 6.6 3.4 2.9 7.3 9.4
Retirement/pension 0.9 1.9 0.4 0.3 1.2 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.4 1.3 1.4 1.5 0.3 0.3 1.0 1.4
Other 22.2 17.1 22.6 30.6 21.2 18.1 20.8 27.4 22.5 18.4 25.1 28.0 28.4 24.0 27.7 17.6
None 26.4 20.6 28.8 28.1 23.0 36.0 24.6 24.4 29.1 16.6 25.5 18.2 29.0 31.5 29.7 28.0
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
No. of admissions 934,182 227,879 213,685 110,462 18,939 102,727 36,230 150,305 29,644 874 4,527 2,170 1,815 1,391 765 32,769
Type of health insurance                
None 63.1 65.0 64.2 57.9 51.2 69.4 66.7 60.5 80.3 64.5 42.1 62.8 58.4 71.5 56.3 40.7
Medicaid 15.6 8.8 13.5 29.1 18.1 16.4 14.5 16.7 8.2 17.4 21.4 14.4 12.6 13.3 22.3 20.6
Private insurance 6.8 9.2 6.9 2.7 10.1 3.1 5.5 8.6 3.6 7.0 11.1 7.9 10.7 4.9 6.5 11.1
Blue Cross/Blue Shield 1.9 3.0 1.9 0.6 2.2 0.7 1.4 2.3 1.4 1.0 2.1 2.2 3.8 0.8 2.2 1.4
HMO 4.0 5.0 4.4 4.0 7.5 2.4 3.7 3.9 0.8 2.5 6.8 4.1 5.2 3.4 1.4 2.2
Medicare 1.6 2.0 1.5 1.7 2.3 1.4 1.5 0.8 0.6 1.8 3.0 2.0 1.5 0.9 1.9 3.6
Other 7.1 7.0 7.7 4.0 8.5 6.5 6.6 7.3 5.1 5.8 13.5 6.5 7.8 5.1 9.4 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
No. of admissions 819,736 219,776 139,789 128,367 18,217 83,044 25,318 125,370 41,607 912 3,235 1,639 1,338 1,189 801 29,134
Expected source of payment2                
Self-pay 28.8 42.6 25.5 18.8 29.7 22.2 29.2 21.0 25.1 21.2 24.7 25.5 21.8 19.1 21.0 30.9
Medicaid 14.6 8.0 13.3 20.6 13.7 19.1 14.4 19.5 11.4 26.0 16.3 16.3 17.6 17.6 25.5 19.2
Medicare 1.1 1.3 1.0 0.9 1.6 1.0 1.2 0.5 0.5 3.3 2.4 2.7 1.4 0.1 1.3 3.6
Other govt. payments 26.4 22.3 28.6 32.9 22.0 25.6 26.4 27.4 38.1 19.8 22.1 19.4 25.3 33.7 21.0 18.1
No charge 11.8 8.7 13.1 12.4 13.4 15.9 12.7 13.1 10.3 6.0 14.0 17.7 12.5 8.2 14.8 9.5
Blue Cross/Blue Shield 2.3 3.0 2.6 1.2 3.4 1.0 2.0 2.6 1.5 2.7 3.2 2.6 4.1 0.9 2.2 1.2
Other health insurance 6.4 7.3 6.5 4.2 9.6 4.6 6.2 7.7 3.9 12.0 8.4 8.9 8.6 6.0 3.5 6.4
Worker's compensation 0.1 0.1 0.1 * 0.1 * 0.1 * 0.1 - - - - - - - - - - - - *
Other 8.5 6.9 9.3 9.0 6.5 10.7 7.9 8.2 9.2 9.1 8.9 6.9 8.6 14.3 10.7 11.1
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 527,797 147,771 90,269 57,210 11,180 56,532 16,616 93,064 24,435 485 2,401 973 879 913 542 24,527
Not-in-labor-force (detail)                
Student 23.5 11.9 18.0 4.7 9.9 3.6 9.0 57.8 10.1 37.2 12.9 13.5 42.4 15.5 47.6 44.7
Disabled 21.5 29.2 24.6 29.5 41.2 24.3 19.4 7.0 15.4 14.0 35.6 35.6 5.6 8.6 6.3 21.8
Homemaker 3.3 4.1 2.4 2.5 8.0 3.3 3.9 2.1 4.9 3.1 9.0 7.9 0.8 2.9 1.5 6.4
Inmate of institution 9.9 5.9 9.1 12.5 6.4 12.3 17.1 9.4 15.5 7.4 4.9 3.8 14.4 26.4 3.8 11.1
Retired 2.6 9.1 1.2 1.1 2.3 1.0 0.9 0.6 0.2 1.2 3.2 2.0 0.1 0.2 1.7 2.2
Other 39.2 39.7 44.6 49.7 32.1 55.6 49.7 23.0 53.8 37.2 34.5 37.1 36.8 46.3 39.1 13.7
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 305,280 58,768 67,470 28,493 6,448 28,374 9,994 67,983 18,509 258 1,539 895 1,001 451 473 14,624
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) - 5.31.03.