Table 2.12
Admissions aged 16 and over by primary source of income, according to primary substance of abuse: TEDS 2008
Percent distribution
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions - Supplemental Data Set.1]
Primary source of income All admis-
sions
Primary substance at admission
Alcohol Opiates Cocaine Mari-
juana/
hashish
Metham-
phetamine/
amphet-
amine
Tran-
quil-
izers
Seda-
tives
Hallu-
cino-
gens
PCP Inhal-
ants
Other/
none
speci-
fied
Alcohol
only
Secon-
dary
drug
Heroin Other
opiates
Smoked
cocaine
Other
route
Total admissions
aged 16 and over
1,840,046 432,742 341,529 267,162 110,725 152,678 60,733 285,141 120,745 11,040 4,261 1,603 3,840   951 46,896
Primary source of income            
None  35.0  28.4  34.8  46.5  32.7  42.0  32.6  32.7  39.1  37.5  26.1  36.3  38.4  33.3  35.3
Wages/salary  31.6  45.0  31.1  14.9  31.5  17.2  30.4  33.6  33.0  21.9  28.0  28.3  21.9  30.4  29.8
Public assistance   7.3   4.6   7.7  10.3   7.1  11.0   8.4   6.9   6.2   7.4   5.6   4.4  11.9   5.8   4.4
Disability   5.3   5.3   5.1   5.6   5.8   8.4   4.5   3.3   3.6   6.8   5.4   3.7   3.1   8.4  11.0
Retirement/pension   0.8   1.6   0.5   0.3   0.7   0.7   0.4   0.3   0.4   0.6   1.2   0.3   0.1   0.7   1.8
Other  20.0  15.1  20.9  22.4  22.2  20.7  23.7  23.2  17.7  25.8  33.7  27.0  24.7  21.4  17.7
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
No. of admissions  1,213,922 309,712 242,338 164,591  71,803 102,290 43,658 191,725  47,925  8,032 3,051   946 1,997   583 25,271
1 Supplemental Data Set items are not reported by all States and jurisdictions.
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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