Table 3.7
Admissions by primary substance of abuse, according to employment status (aged 16 and over) and education (aged 18 and over): TEDS 2006
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
1,744,761 389,417 314,162 245,719 74,334 177,920 70,860 254,029 153,702 747 7,864 3,741 1,394 2,757 730 47,385
Employment status                
Employed 29.6 42.8 30.2 16.6 29.3 16.1 29.6 31.7 27.0 24.3 21.4 22.2 26.1 23.5 20.6 34.2
Full time 22.0 34.2 22.7 11.7 21.9 11.5 22.7 21.4 18.7 16.6 15.2 16.3 17.0 16.2 13.4 26.0
Part time 7.6 8.6 7.5 4.9 7.4 4.6 6.9 10.4 8.3 7.6 6.2 5.9 9.1 7.2 7.3 8.1
Unemployed 32.0 28.0 29.2 34.8 36.9 38.9 33.2 29.4 35.1 36.8 36.4 32.4 33.7 33.5 33.6 35.6
Not in labor force 38.5 29.2 40.7 48.6 33.8 45.0 37.1 38.8 37.9 39.0 42.1 45.4 40.2 43.0 45.7 30.2
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 1,720,550 384,178 311,172 241,897 73,331 175,703 69,921 251,629 152,984 734 7,738 3,667 1,362 2,691 717 42,826
               
Total admissions
aged 18 and over
1,659,805 382,890 302,908 244,725 73,373 177,010 68,783 199,647 149,510 672 7,634 3,574 1,199 2,688 584 44,608
Highest school grade completed                
0 to 8 6.1 6.3 5.3 7.2 4.6 5.7 6.1 5.2 5.7 7.2 6.0 3.9 5.5 6.7 9.1 12.3
9 to 11 26.8 18.1 26.6 29.1 20.3 28.8 26.8 37.3 32.5 23.9 23.1 20.9 31.5 41.1 29.1 24.6
12 (or GED) 44.2 44.6 44.4 45.7 44.9 43.4 43.3 42.8 44.8 39.4 41.0 41.5 42.9 41.4 42.9 38.5
More than 12 23.0 31.1 23.7 18.0 30.2 22.1 23.8 14.6 17.0 29.4 30.0 33.6 20.1 10.9 18.9 24.6
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 18 and over 1,639,488 376,867 300,253 242,417 72,555 175,547 68,041 197,695 148,227 652 7,501 3,534 1,182 2,665 581 41,771
SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS). Data received through 10.9.07.

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