Table 2.10a
Admissions by employment status (aged 16 and over) and education (aged 18 and over): TEDS 1993-2003 and U.S. population 2003
Percent distribution
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions (excludes Puerto Rico). See Table 4.2a.]
Employment status and education TEDS admissions U.S. population
1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003   2003
Total admissions
aged 16 and over
1,559,840 1,608,521 1,613,184 1,575,688 1,545,163 1,647,291 1,659,550 1,716,972 1,729,472 1,837,835 1,769,805 (Aged 16 and over)
Employment status
(aged 16 and over)
Employed 33.0 32.8 32.7 32.9 32.5 33.0 33.5 33.1 31.4 29.6 28.6 62.3
Full time 26.1 26.1 26.0 25.9 25.5 25.9 26.3 26.0 24.4 22.4 21.4 51.2
Part time 6.9 6.8 6.8 7.0 7.0 7.1 7.1 7.1 7.1 7.2 7.2 11.0
Unemployed 28.4 27.7 26.5 25.8 25.1 25.5 24.0 24.5 26.4 29.5 31.3 4.0
Not in labor force 38.6 39.5 40.8 41.3 42.4 41.5 42.5 42.4 42.2 40.9 40.1 33.8
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
No. of admissions 1,462,797 1,522,319 1,540,378 1,529,474 1,504,245 1,579,393 1,582,543 1,630,662 1,633,899 1,731,665 1,654,658
Total admissions
aged 18 and over
1,507,872 1,548,063 1,544,882 1,502,584 1,469,136 1,565,477 1,577,740 1,634,293 1,641,237 1,741,414 1,676,920 (Aged 18 and over)
Highest school grade completed
(aged 18 and over)
0 to 8 7.8 7.6 7.1 6.9 6.7 6.7 7.1 7.4 7.1 6.5 6.6 6.1
9 to 11 29.0 28.9 29.0 28.5 28.7 28.4 28.4 28.6 28.5 28.4 28.0 10.3
12 (or GED) 42.6 42.8 43.2 43.8 43.6 43.8 43.6 43.5 43.8 44.1 44.3 31.8
Over 12 20.6 20.7 20.7 20.9 21.0 21.0 20.8 20.5 20.6 20.9 21.2 51.9
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
No. of admissions 1,474,677 1,511,694 1,510,180 1,475,291 1,443,655 1,513,326 1,532,037 1,592,203 1,586,420 1,669,909 1,619,700    
SOURCES: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS). Data received through 4.11.05. 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, June 29, 2004. Detailed Tables (P20-550). Table 11.