Table 6.4
Detoxification admissions by primary substance of abuse, according to frequency of use and number of prior treatment episodes: TEDS 2003
Percent distribution
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions. See Table 4.2a.]
Frequency of use and number
of prior treatment episodes
All detox-
ification
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
Frequency of use                
No use in the past month 2.0 1.3 1.9 0.9 1.9 2.2 3.9 8.6 4.6 2.9 1.7 1.5 7.3 3.8 3.4 30.8
1-3 times in the past month 4.9 8.8 3.0 0.8 1.2 5.7 7.0 11.1 7.2 20.8 3.3 4.8 10.3 9.2 7.3 4.7
1-2 times per week 6.1 10.9 4.3 0.9 1.4 7.9 9.5 11.0 7.7 19.8 2.5 3.9 4.8 6.7 13.6 5.0
3-6 times per week 8.6 11.1 7.5 3.3 6.0 14.5 16.2 12.0 15.8 13.0 5.3 8.8 15.8 13.0 15.3 6.9
Daily 78.4 67.9 83.2 94.2 89.5 69.8 63.4 57.3 64.6 43.5 87.2 81.0 61.8 67.2 60.5 52.6
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
No. of admissions 407,763 130,112 78,456 107,677 16,192 37,741 7,648 8,698 13,154 207 2,748 896 165 238 177 3,654
No. of prior treatment episodes                
None 37.2 45.5 32.9 22.1 45.1 39.9 43.1 59.6 49.0 65.1 46.2 51.7 56.1 30.5 33.8 57.8
1 19.4 18.7 18.4 18.6 22.4 21.0 21.9 20.9 23.4 13.8 17.0 20.2 21.4 35.8 9.4 18.2
2 12.2 11.1 12.7 13.7 11.9 12.5 13.8 8.7 11.7 8.5 11.7 11.4 8.2 15.4 11.3 7.1
3 8.1 7.2 9.1 9.3 7.1 8.8 7.6 4.4 6.1 5.8 6.6 6.0 4.1 6.7 8.1 4.5
4 4.9 4.0 5.3 6.5 3.9 4.8 4.6 1.8 3.1 3.2 3.4 3.8 4.1 3.8 5.0 1.9
5 or more 18.3 13.5 21.6 29.7 9.7 13.0 9.1 4.5 6.7 3.7 15.2 6.9 6.1 7.8 32.5 10.4
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 278,303 89,249 37,642 78,834 12,717 27,823 5,799 7,108 11,779 189 1,551 634 98 344 160 4,376
SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS). Data received through 4.11.05.