Table 6.4
Detoxification admissions by primary substance of abuse, according to frequency of use and number of prior treatment episodes: TEDS 2005
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 2.6 1.8 2.1 1.1 5.9 3.8 5.2 10.6 5.0 2.8 1.2 5.8 7.4 4.8 6.1 20.6
1-3 times in the past month 5.3 10.3 3.2 0.6 1.3 5.8 8.1 10.9 8.5 16.5 3.6 7.2 16.2 11.5 5.2 3.7
1-2 times per week 6.2 11.7 4.0 0.9 1.6 8.0 9.9 10.3 8.4 12.8 2.5 3.1 6.8 10.3 2.4 2.8
3-6 times per week 10.1 13.8 8.8 4.3 6.2 14.8 17.4 12.1 15.9 22.5 6.5 9.4 14.2 18.8 8.9 5.6
Daily 75.8 62.4 81.9 93.1 85.0 67.6 59.3 56.1 62.2 45.4 86.2 74.5 55.4 54.5 77.4 67.3
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
No. of admissions 395,452 121,040 74,406 104,302 20,079 35,685 7,943 8,394 17,092 218 2,643 883 148 165 327 2,127
No. of prior treatment episodes                              
None 39.3 45.8 33.9 25.3 47.9 40.8 50.5 59.5 53.7 48.3 38.4 65.2 45.8 47.5 63.3 56.0
1 17.7 17.1 18.5 15.8 21.1 19.0 19.8 20.7 21.6 16.5 18.0 14.5 26.0 21.2 14.8 15.6
2 11.4 10.5 12.3 12.4 11.5 11.9 10.8 8.9 9.9 15.3 11.1 7.7 8.3 11.9 7.4 7.8
3 7.7 6.7 8.8 8.9 6.7 9.2 6.7 4.5 5.6 3.4 7.9 3.9 8.3 5.9 6.1 5.2
4 4.8 4.1 5.3 6.5 3.8 4.6 3.4 2.0 3.0 4.0 4.3 2.1 3.1 2.5 2.4 2.7
5 or more 19.2 15.7 21.2 31.0 9.1 14.5 8.7 4.4 6.3 12.5 20.4 6.6 8.3 11.0 6.1 12.6
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 275,365 90,050 36,162 75,298 16,279 24,973 5,137 6,370 14,339 176 1,773 621 96 118 297 3,676
SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS). Data received through 10.3.06.

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