Table 3.7
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. See Table 4.2a.]
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
1,773,477 421,465 334,211 272,081 50,544 180,188 67,798 243,790 133,620 1,166 7,796 3,996 2,062 4,028 831 49,901
Employment status                
Employed 28.6 41.6 28.1 16.8 29.3 17.2 29.7 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 11.5 24.3
Part time 7.2 8.3 7.1 4.5 6.6 4.7 6.3 10.2 7.8 7.9 6.0 7.0 8.9 5.5 6.3 7.4
Unemployed 31.4 27.8 27.6 37.8 34.2 38.7 32.1 28.2 33.7 30.1 29.7 28.2 28.3 37.0 29.1 29.7
Not in labor force 40.0 30.5 44.2 45.4 36.5 44.2 38.2 41.0 42.4 39.8 48.5 46.0 44.5 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 1,658,278 394,699 314,835 258,282 47,331 168,209 61,786 232,438 127,283 1,083 7,089 3,797 1,933 3,894 767 34,852
               
Total admissions
aged 18 and over
1,680,592 415,079 321,728 270,822 49,860 179,275 66,318 184,476 128,842 1,070 7,560 3,839 1,754 3,922 656 45,391
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 13.7 12.7
9 to 11 27.9 19.6 28.7 30.7 19.5 30.0 28.2 38.3 32.4 30.0 24.3 22.8 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 41.4 42.1 41.1 39.7 33.3 41.7
More than 12 21.2 27.9 21.2 17.2 31.4 20.5 22.2 13.6 15.2 22.4 28.1 30.7 20.6 9.8 12.6 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 1,623,370 398,846 313,314 266,081 48,087 174,670 64,490 179,820 125,295 1,032 7,304 3,735 1,692 3,875 637 34,492
SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS). Data received through 4.11.05.