Table 6.4
Detoxification admissions by primary substance of abuse, according to frequency of use and number of prior treatment episodes: TEDS 2006
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
Total 382,603 121,371 73,996 97,722 20,800 32,663 7,636 6,550 12,882 192 2,465 820 106 184 129 5,087
Frequency of use                
No use in the past month 1.8 1.2 1.6 1.1 1.8 2.5 4.4 9.2 5.9 4.2 1.7 3.8 8.5 5.5 1.6 2.8
1-3 times in the past month 5.6 11.7 2.8 0.7 1.3 6.0 7.0 7.8 9.4 19.8 2.8 5.3 15.1 8.8 17.1 1.8
1-2 times per week 6.8 13.3 4.0 1.2 1.5 8.0 9.7 8.0 11.7 13.5 2.4 4.7 11.3 11.0 10.1 1.6
3-6 times per week 10.7 13.8 10.0 4.6 6.8 16.3 19.1 13.9 21.8 24.0 6.6 11.7 17.9 14.4 14.0 4.1
Daily 75.1 60.0 81.6 92.4 88.5 67.3 59.8 61.1 51.1 38.5 86.5 74.6 47.2 60.2 57.4 89.7
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
No. of admissions 371,213 113,965 73,437 97,649 20,711 32,399 7,573 6,487 12,777 192 2,454 815 106 181 129 2,338
No. of prior treatment episodes                
None 38.8 45.0 32.5 26.0 47.9 41.1 50.6 54.5 53.4 41.7 34.0 64.5 52.2 50.8 44.2 50.4
1 17.4 16.9 17.9 14.9 21.1 19.9 18.9 21.3 21.3 30.7 17.2 15.2 23.3 20.8 19.2 14.9
2 10.8 9.7 11.6 11.6 11.1 11.5 10.8 10.0 10.1 12.3 12.0 7.0 5.6 10.8 12.5 9.2
3 7.2 6.3 8.1 8.6 6.2 7.4 5.7 4.7 5.3 4.9 7.3 3.7 5.6 5.4 4.8 6.1
4 4.7 4.0 5.3 6.1 3.6 4.6 3.9 2.5 3.1 3.1 5.1 2.3 3.3 4.6 5.8 3.2
5 or more 21.2 18.1 24.6 32.7 10.0 15.6 10.1 7.0 6.8 7.4 24.5 7.3 10.0 7.7 13.5 16.2
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
No. of admissions 270,378 91,913 36,841 71,932 17,882 23,625 5,031 4,942 12,623 163 1,955 645 90 130 104 2,502
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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