Table 1.5
Admissions aged 16 and older by employment status: TEDS 1998-2008 and U.S. population aged 16 and older 2008
Percent distribution
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions (excl. Puerto Rico).]
Employment status TEDS admissions U.S.
population
aged 16
and older
1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008   2008
Total admissions
aged 16 and older
1,647,291 1,659,550 1,694,305 1,709,330 1,822,916 1,795,752 1,758,045 1,828,441 1,863,642 1,813,975 1,836,968
Employment status
Employed  33.0  33.5  33.3  31.7  29.7  28.7  28.9  29.2  29.2  29.0  28.1  62.2
Full time  25.9  26.3  26.2  24.5  22.5  21.5  21.6  21.7  21.7  21.3  20.5  51.3
Part time   7.1   7.1   7.1   7.1   7.3   7.2   7.3   7.4   7.5   7.6   7.6  10.8
Unemployed  25.5  24.0  23.7  25.5  28.4  30.1  30.6  31.5  32.2  34.1  36.7   3.8
Not in labor force  41.5  42.5  43.0  42.8  41.8  41.1  40.5  39.3  38.6  36.9  35.2  34.0
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  1,579,393 1,582,543 1,608,357 1,617,288 1,726,507 1,689,999 1,669,954 1,785,765 1,834,957 1,788,827 1,814,877
Employment status
adjusted for age, gender, and race/ethnicity1
Employed  27.5  27.7  28.1  26.9  25.6  24.7  25.8  24.9  25.1  24.7  24.3  62.2
Full time  20.6  20.8  21.1  19.9  18.6  18.0  18.8  17.8  17.8  17.5  17.2  51.3
Part time   6.9   6.9   7.1   7.0   7.0   6.8   7.0   7.0   7.2   7.2   7.1  10.8
Unemployed  20.4  19.8  19.7  20.8  23.3  24.9  25.8  26.0  26.6  28.5  30.1   3.8
Not in labor force  52.1  52.5  52.2  52.3  51.1  50.3  48.5  49.1  48.3  46.8  45.6  34.0
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
1 Adjusted for age, gender, and race/ethnicity to the 2008 U.S. resident population.
SOURCES: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS). Data received through 8.31.09.  Employment: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey, Tables 1 & 8, accessed at http://www.bls.gov/cps/tables.htm. 

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