Table 2.10a
Admissions by employment status (aged 16 and over) and education (aged 18 and over): TEDS 1996-2006 and U.S. population 2006
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
1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006   2006
Total admissions
aged 16 and over
1,575,688 1,545,163 1,647,291 1,659,550 1,694,554 1,715,553 1,828,906 1,795,852 1,816,546 1,800,591 1,743,297 (Aged 16 and over)
Employment status
(aged 16 and over)
Employed 32.9 32.5 33.0 33.5 33.3 31.7 29.7 28.7 29.2 29.2 29.6 63.3
Full time 25.9 25.5 25.9 26.3 26.2 24.6 22.5 21.6 21.9 21.8 22.0 52.5
Part time 7.0 7.0 7.1 7.1 7.1 7.1 7.2 7.2 7.3 7.4 7.6 10.8
Unemployed 25.8 25.1 25.5 24.0 23.7 25.5 28.5 30.1 30.4 31.5 32.0 2.9
Not in labor force 41.3 42.4 41.5 42.5 43.0 42.8 41.8 41.1 40.4 39.3 38.5 33.7
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
No. of admissions 1,529,474 1,504,245 1,579,393 1,582,543 1,608,598 1,623,491 1,732,475 1,690,059 1,725,367 1,757,462 1,719,100
Total admissions
aged 18 and over
1,502,584 1,469,136 1,565,477 1,577,740 1,612,826 1,627,955 1,732,977 1,700,713 1,719,341 1,713,739 1,658,343 (Aged 18 and over)
Highest school grade completed
(aged 18 and over)
0 to 8 6.9 6.7 6.7 7.1 7.4 7.1 6.5 6.6 6.5 6.7 6.1 5.7
9 to 11 28.5 28.7 28.4 28.4 28.6 28.5 28.3 27.9 27.2 27.0 26.8 9.7
12 (or GED) 43.8 43.6 43.8 43.6 43.6 43.8 44.2 44.2 44.5 44.4 44.2 31.6
Over 12 20.9 21.0 21.0 20.8 20.4 20.6 20.9 21.3 21.8 21.9 23.0 53.0
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 1,475,291 1,443,655 1,513,326 1,532,037 1,570,523 1,576,674 1,674,059 1,653,371 1,666,228 1,671,069 1,638,075    
SOURCES: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS). Data received through 10.9.07 Employment: Bureau of Labor Statistics, (http://www.bls.gov/home/data.htm). Education: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Current Population Survey, 2006 Annual Social and Economic Supplement, Table 11 (http://www.census.gov/population/www/socdemo/education/cps2006.html).

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