Table 2.14
Admissions aged 12 and older by arrests in 30 days prior to admission and days waiting to enter treatment, 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]
Arrests in 30 days prior to admission, and days waiting to enter treatment 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  1,893,640 437,204 347,058 267,335 111,251 152,819 61,152 321,648 121,485 11,234 4,416 1,709 3,853 1,224 51,252
Arrests in 30 days prior to admission              
None  87.9  87.9  87.0  91.4  89.9  88.5  89.6  86.1  85.6  86.7  89.0  87.4  87.9  85.5  88.0
One or more  12.1  12.1  13.0   8.6  10.1  11.5  10.4  13.9  14.4  13.3  11.0  12.6  12.1  14.5  12.0
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
No. of admissions  1,613,289 371,994 280,705 214,381  92,596 133,073 53,895 292,435 115,465  8,662 3,963 1,472 3,479 1,112 40,057
Days waiting to enter treatment            
None  62.6  65.1  59.0  60.0  59.2  64.5  62.2  61.6  67.4  54.3  73.5  62.8  62.5  69.9  65.5
1-7 days  21.7  19.8  22.6  28.7  27.6  21.4  21.0  19.7  17.8  30.4  16.7  18.9  21.8  15.6  15.9
8-14 days   6.3   6.3   7.2   4.8   6.0   5.6   6.4   7.5   5.4   6.5   5.1   6.5   6.9   3.7   5.6
15-30 days   5.6   5.5   6.5   3.8   4.2   5.0   5.9   6.7   5.6   4.9   3.2   7.6   6.2   5.1   6.6
More than 30 days   3.8   3.4   4.6   2.7   3.0   3.5   4.5   4.6   3.8   3.9   1.4   4.2   2.6   5.7   6.5
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    929,422 213,743 141,728 126,797  48,461  75,890 28,621 165,273  92,015  4,141 2,361   710 1,891   652 27,139
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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