Table 5
Admissions by primary substance of abuse, according to employment status (aged 16 and over) and education (aged 18 and over): TEDS 2003
Percent distribution
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions.]
Employment status (aged 16 and over) and education (aged 18 and over) 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 admissions
aged 16 and over
1,774,684 422,101 334,289 272,114 50,669 180,229 67,895 243,931 133,641 1,166 7,808 4,009 2,065 4,028 833 49,906
Employment status            
Employed  28.6  41.6  28.1  16.8  29.3  17.2  29.6  30.8  23.9  30.1  21.8  25.8  27.2  19.9  17.7  31.7
Full time  21.4  33.3  21.0  12.3  22.7  12.4  23.3  20.6  16.1  22.2  15.9  18.8  18.3  14.3  11.4  24.3
Part time   7.2   8.3   7.1   4.5   6.6   4.7   6.3  10.1   7.8   7.9   5.9   7.0   8.9   5.5   6.2   7.4
Unemployed  31.4  27.8  27.6  37.8  34.1  38.7  32.1  28.2  33.7  30.1  29.7  28.1  28.4  37.0  29.1  29.7
Not in labor force  40.0  30.5  44.2  45.4  36.6  44.2  38.2  41.0  42.4  39.8  48.5  46.1  44.4  43.2  53.2  38.6
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
Admissions aged 16 and over 1,659,485 395,335 314,913 258,315 47,456 168,250 61,883 232,579 127,304 1,083 7,101 3,810 1,936 3,894 769 34,857
           
Total admissions
aged 18 and over
1,681,754 415,709 321,803 270,855 49,982 179,316 66,415 184,587 128,863 1,070 7,572 3,849 1,757 3,922 658 45,396
Highest school grade completed            
0 to 8   6.7   7.4   5.8   7.6   4.6   5.7   6.9   5.7   6.0   6.5   6.2   4.4   5.3   6.9  13.6  12.7
9 to 11  27.9  19.7  28.7  30.7  19.6  30.0  28.2  38.3  32.4  30.0  24.2  22.9  33.0  43.5  40.5  24.9
12 (or GED)  44.2  45.1  44.2  44.4  44.5  43.7  42.7  42.3  46.4  41.1  41.5  42.1  41.2  39.7  33.3  41.7
More than 12  21.2  27.9  21.2  17.2  31.3  20.6  22.2  13.6  15.2  22.4  28.1  30.6  20.6   9.8  12.5  20.7
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
Admissions aged 18 and over 1,624,532 399,476 313,389 266,114 48,209 174,711 64,587 179,931 125,316 1,032 7,316 3,745 1,695 3,875 639 34,497
SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS). Data received through 4.11.05.