Table 3.4
Admissions by primary substance of abuse, according to type of service, treatment referral source, and planned use of methadone: TEDS 2002
Percent distribution
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions. See Table 4.2.]
Type of service, treatment referral source, 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  1,882,584 444,781 363,158 285,667 45,605 176,014 65,685 283,527 124,755 1,308 8,209 4,493 2,795 3,854 1,199 71,534
Type of service                
Ambulatory   60.6   56.5   55.5   52.7   54.2   50.3   60.3   82.9   65.0   62.9   48.5   52.9   62.8   64.9   62.9   79.0
Outpatient   49.0   47.4   46.2   37.7   40.6   37.5   47.2   68.0   53.1   53.5   37.7   42.2   52.6   52.3   48.6   73.3
Intensive outpatient    9.3    8.3    8.9    3.9    9.9   12.1   12.5   14.2   11.8    9.3    9.6    9.6    9.7   12.0   13.6    4.9
Detoxification    2.3    0.8    0.4   11.1    3.7    0.7    0.5    0.7    0.1    0.2    1.1    1.2    0.6    0.5    0.7    0.8
Residential/
rehabilitation
  16.9   11.3   20.0   12.3   16.1   28.9   25.6   14.5   25.8   18.8   16.3   26.6   26.4   25.3   23.1   11.3
Short-term (<31 days)    8.1    6.4   11.8    5.0    9.4   12.4   10.7    5.9    9.6    4.4    8.6   13.8    9.7    7.9   11.7    3.2
Long-term (31+ days)    8.0    3.9    7.4    6.7    5.6   16.1   13.3    8.0   15.6   11.6    5.7    8.1   15.9   16.7    9.5    4.2
Hospital (non-detox)    0.9    1.0    0.8    0.5    1.2    0.4    1.6    0.6    0.5    2.8    2.0    4.7    0.7    0.7    1.9    3.9
Detoxification
(24-hour service)
  22.4   32.2   24.5   35.0   29.6   20.9   14.1    2.6    9.2   18.3   35.2   20.5   10.8    9.8   14.0    9.6
Free-standing residential   17.9   27.4   18.7   24.7   23.9   19.0   11.8    2.4    8.9   17.0   21.4   13.8    9.6    9.3   12.9    3.7
Hospital inpatient    4.6    4.9    5.8   10.3    5.7    1.9    2.3    0.2    0.3    1.2   13.8    6.7    1.2    0.5    1.1    6.0
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  1,882,584 444,781 363,158 285,667 45,605 176,014 65,685 283,527 124,755 1,308 8,209 4,493 2,795 3,854 1,199 71,534
Treatment referral source                
Individual   35.1   30.9   31.4   63.3   51.5   40.7   33.8   16.6   24.0   27.8   37.0   38.4   27.0   29.0   30.0   34.3
Criminal justice/DUI   35.9   40.4   34.0   13.0   14.9   26.1   34.1   58.1   52.6   39.2   18.1   23.1   44.1   50.4   33.3   36.0
Substance abuse provider   10.6   10.0   14.7   12.8   14.4   13.9   12.1    5.4    5.0    6.9   15.6   13.5   11.4    6.1    7.0    3.0
Other health care provider    6.8    8.4    7.5    4.5   10.4    7.6    6.9    4.7    4.6    7.2   14.6   12.4    6.9    4.2   12.1    8.7
School (educational)    1.2    0.5    0.8    0.1    0.2    0.1    0.3    4.2    0.4    3.9    0.7    0.7    1.9    0.2    4.7    4.6
Employer/EAP    0.9    1.1    1.0    0.3    1.2    0.7    1.7    1.2    0.5    0.8    0.8    0.9    0.6    0.7    0.5    0.7
Other community referral    9.5    8.6   10.5    6.0    7.5   10.9   11.1    9.8   12.9   14.1   13.1   11.0    8.1    9.4   12.4   12.7
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  1,822,897 430,015 352,264 281,525 44,343 170,979 63,013 274,174 120,689 1,272 8,008 4,362 2,688 3,759 1,147 64,659
Methadone use planned as part of treatment                
Yes    6.3    0.1    0.3   35.2   19.2    0.4    0.6    0.4    0.1    0.8    1.3    1.1    1.6    0.8    0.9    0.9
No   93.7   99.9   99.7   64.8   80.8   99.6   99.4   99.6   99.9   99.2   98.7   98.9   98.4   99.2   99.1   99.1
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  1,785,434 423,950 343,284 279,973 43,721 170,409 63,528 268,370 112,023 1,298 7,430 3,826 2,547 3,806 1,138 60,131
SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS) - 3.01.04.