Table 1.1b
Admissions aged 12 and older by primary substance of abuse: TEDS 1998-2008
Percent distribution
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions.]
Primary substance 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Alcohol  48.5  48.0  46.3  44.4  43.0  41.6  40.3  39.4  39.9  40.3  41.4
Alcohol only  27.1  26.8  25.9  24.3  23.7  23.1  22.3  21.7  21.9  22.4  23.1
Alcohol w/secondary drug  21.4  21.1  20.4  20.0  19.3  18.5  18.0  17.7  18.0  17.9  18.3
Opiates  15.6  16.3  17.0  17.8  17.5  17.5  17.7  17.5  18.1  18.3  20.0
Heroin  14.5  15.0  15.4  15.7  15.1  14.7  14.4  13.8  13.9  13.3  14.1
Other opiates/synthetics   1.2   1.3   1.6   2.1   2.4   2.8   3.4   3.7   4.2   5.0   5.9
Non-RX methadone   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.2   0.2   0.3   0.3   0.3
Other opiates/synthetics   1.1   1.2   1.5   2.0   2.3   2.7   3.2   3.5   4.0   4.7   5.6
Marijuana/hashish  12.9  13.5  14.3  14.9  15.3  15.6  15.8  16.0  15.9  16.0  17.0
Cocaine  14.9  14.1  13.6  13.0  13.0  13.7  13.7  14.2  14.1  13.0  11.3
Smoked cocaine  10.9  10.3  10.0   9.5   9.5   9.9   9.9  10.2  10.1   9.3   8.1
Non-smoked cocaine   3.9   3.8   3.7   3.5   3.5   3.7   3.8   4.0   4.0   3.7   3.2
Stimulants   4.2   4.3   4.6   5.5   6.6   7.3   8.1   9.2   8.4   7.9   6.5
Methamphetamine   3.3   3.4   3.7   4.4   5.4   6.1   6.9   8.2   8.0   7.5   6.1
Other amphetamines1   0.8   0.8   0.9   1.0   1.1   1.0   1.1   0.9   0.3   0.3   0.3
Other stimulants      *   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1
Other drugs   1.2   1.5   1.7   1.8   1.6   1.6   1.6   1.5   1.4   1.4   1.6
Tranquilizers   0.3   0.3   0.4   0.4   0.4   0.4   0.5   0.5   0.5   0.5   0.6
Benzodiazepine   0.3   0.3   0.3   0.4   0.4   0.4   0.4   0.4   0.5   0.5   0.6
Other tranquilizers      *   0.1      *   0.1      *      *      *      *      *      *      *
Sedatives/hypnotics   0.2   0.2   0.2   0.2   0.2   0.2   0.2   0.2   0.2   0.2   0.2
Barbiturates   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1
Other sedatives/hypnotics   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.2   0.1   0.2   0.2   0.2   0.2   0.2   0.2
Hallucinogens   0.1   0.2   0.2   0.2   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1
PCP   0.1   0.1   0.2   0.2   0.2   0.2   0.2   0.2   0.1   0.2   0.2
Inhalants   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1
Over-the-counter      *   0.1      *      *      *      *      *      *      *      *   0.1
Other   0.4   0.5   0.7   0.7   0.5   0.5   0.5   0.4   0.4   0.3   0.4
None reported   2.7   2.3   2.4   2.5   3.0   2.7   2.8   2.3   2.2   3.1   2.2
1 The decrease in Other amphetamine admissions beginning in 2005 is because Oregon and Texas began to report Methamphetamine admissions; previously they had used the category Other amphetamines. 
* Less than 0.05 percent.
SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS). Data received through 8.31.09.

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