Table 2.8
Admissions aged 16 and older by employment status and detailed not-in-labor-force category, according to primary substance of abuse: TEDS 2008
Percent distribution
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions.]
Employment status and detailed not-in-labor-force category 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 older 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
Employment status            
Employed  28.1  40.5  28.2  14.7  28.0  14.5  28.8  29.9  25.1  20.9  21.5  21.3  18.9  24.7  33.4
Full time  20.5  32.2  20.6   9.7  20.3   9.7  21.2  19.8  16.8  15.0  15.8  13.4  13.1  15.5  25.3
Part time   7.6   8.3   7.6   5.0   7.7   4.8   7.6  10.1   8.2   5.9   5.7   7.9   5.8   9.2   8.1
Unemployed  36.7  32.8  34.7  44.8  41.3  41.8  35.6  32.4  37.8  38.5  35.0  36.7  40.1  36.9  39.7
Not in labor force (see detail, below)  35.2  26.8  37.1  40.5  30.7  43.7  35.6  37.7  37.2  40.6  43.5  42.0  41.0  38.4  26.9
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
Admissions aged 16 and older 1,817,928 425,573 338,308 264,065 109,246 151,544 60,037 283,138 120,246 10,918 4,215 1,576 3,799 937 44,326
Detailed not-in-labor-force category1            
Total admissions aged 16 and over
and not in labor force
  639,719 113,872 125,495 106,914  33,547  66,236 21,395 106,789  44,712  4,435 1,833   662 1,559   360 11,910
Disabled   3.3   4.4   2.2   1.3   8.0   2.4   4.4   3.1   6.5   6.1   6.2   2.5   1.5   2.7   7.0
Student  13.5   8.7   8.7   2.6   7.9   2.4   7.5  45.0   6.1   9.8  11.0  33.4   4.8  38.4  27.2
Inmate of institution   2.3   8.5   1.3   0.7   1.6   0.8   0.8   0.3   0.4   2.1   3.2   0.7   0.4   1.4   4.3
Homemaker  21.5  28.7  22.1  18.2  29.0  25.3  18.8  11.0  21.1  25.9  23.5   8.7  10.2  20.5  30.5
Retired   7.0   4.5   6.2   5.2   5.3   9.0   9.9   8.1  22.7   3.3   4.7  16.4  20.3   7.9   5.8
Other  52.4  45.2  59.5  72.1  48.2  60.1  58.7  32.5  43.2  52.8  51.3  38.4  62.8  29.1  25.1
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    519,001  96,060 110,246  86,664  28,271  54,127 19,307  89,072  16,965  4,112 1,601   599 1,161 292 10,524
1 Detailed not in labor force is a Supplemental Data Set item. 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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