Table 5
Admissions by primary substance of abuse, according to employment status (aged 16 and over) and education (aged 18 and over): TEDS 2004
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
1,805,472 411,802 329,428 265,071 62,687 184,317 70,387 257,086 147,914   950 8,350 4,348 2,264 3,238 822 56,808
Employment status            
Employed  29.0  42.4  29.6  16.9  28.6  16.8  29.7  31.1  24.1  26.8  20.5  25.8  28.2  24.0  18.2  30.1
Full time  21.7  34.0  22.2  12.3  21.8  12.2  23.1  20.9  16.6  17.3  15.1  19.4  20.5  16.2  11.8  22.1
Part time   7.3   8.3   7.3   4.6   6.9   4.6   6.6  10.2   7.6   9.5   5.4   6.4   7.7   7.8   6.5   8.0
Unemployed  31.4  27.8  28.5  35.2  35.1  39.0  31.9  28.4  35.1  30.7  31.9  29.9  25.3  31.4  34.4  31.3
Not in labor force  39.6  29.9  41.9  47.9  36.3  44.2  38.4  40.5  40.8  42.5  47.6  44.4  46.5  44.6  47.4  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 1,701,753 391,096 313,645 254,300 60,053 173,672 65,922 247,383 141,611   884 7,736 4,182 2,125 3,116 774 35,254
           
Total admissions
aged 18 and over
1,711,339 405,290 317,108 263,772 61,900 183,442 68,636 197,410 142,281   879 8,056 4,179 1,951 3,171 648 52,616
Highest school grade completed            
0 to 8   6.9   7.5   6.2   7.3   6.0   6.0   6.9   6.2   6.7   5.6   7.5   5.6   5.2   7.4  11.6  13.5
9 to 11  27.2  18.6  27.4  30.4  19.6  29.4  27.8  37.5  31.7  29.6  22.9  19.6  31.3  43.4  35.5  22.9
12 (or GED)  44.3  45.0  44.5  45.1  43.7  43.8  42.7  42.5  45.9  41.2  41.5  43.6  45.0  40.5  34.4  40.3
More than 12  21.7  28.9  21.9  17.2  30.6  20.9  22.6  13.9  15.7  23.5  28.0  31.2  18.5   8.7  18.4  23.3
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 1,645,265 390,453 308,325 258,384 60,040 178,993 66,916 192,778 138,061   850 7,778 4,061 1,811 3,100 619 33,096
SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS). Data received through 2.1.06. 
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