Table 3.8
Admissions aged 12 and older by primary substance of abuse, according to additional substance abuse: TEDS 2008
Percent distribution
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions.]
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
Heroin Other
opiates
Smoked
cocaine
Other
route
Total  1,893,640 784,262 267,335 111,251 152,819 61,152 321,648 121,485 11,234 4,416 1,709 3,853 1,224 51,252
Average no. of substances
   per admission
  1.7   1.6   1.9   1.9   2.0   2.0   1.8   1.8   2.1   1.9   2.2   2.0   1.8   1.2
Primary use of substance 100.0  41.4  14.1   5.9   8.1   3.2  17.0   6.4   0.6   0.2   0.1   0.2   0.1   2.7
Any use of substance n/a   61.1  16.9  10.4  16.3  11.5  37.3  10.3   3.3   0.9   0.6   0.5   0.2   4.6
Substance in addition to primary substance Percent of admissions reporting abuse of additional substance1
None  45.5  55.7  36.2  37.6  30.8  28.0  39.5  34.6  27.9  39.1  22.8  29.4  43.5  88.5
Marijuana/hashish  20.3  25.3  14.9  23.2  31.2  33.5      - -  35.7  22.4  22.5  46.1  39.0  28.7   5.2
Alcohol  19.7      - -  20.1  22.4  48.0  44.6  45.4  30.8  28.0  24.8  32.4  32.1  32.7   5.9
Non-smoked cocaine   8.3   8.1  18.5   9.3      - -      - -   7.9   4.9   8.6   6.5  11.4   7.4   3.8   1.0
Smoked cocaine   8.3  10.7  16.5   5.6      - -      - -   4.8   3.9   6.9   4.2   6.2   8.3   2.8   0.7
Opiates other than heroin   4.5   3.3   9.7   3.4   3.6   6.2   4.0   3.1  24.9  15.0   7.4   1.5   3.9   1.5
Methamphetamine/amphetamine   3.9   3.8   2.4   3.9   2.7   4.6   7.4   0.6   3.4   5.5   8.8   5.7   4.6   0.7
Heroin   2.8   2.8      - -   7.1   6.0   7.8   1.3   2.1   8.1   2.4   2.8   2.4   0.8   0.4
Tranquilizers   2.7   1.6   5.6  11.1   1.2   2.2   1.8   1.0   0.5   3.7   2.0   1.0   2.3   0.8
Sedatives   0.7   0.4   0.6   3.1   0.4   0.7   0.8   0.5   1.7   0.7   2.6   0.6   0.3   0.2
Hallucinogens   0.5   0.3   0.2   0.3   0.2   0.7   1.3   0.5   0.3   1.0      - -   0.8   0.9   0.2
PCP   0.3   0.1   0.2   0.1   0.4   0.4   0.6   0.3   0.2   0.1   0.5      - -   0.2      *
Inhalants   0.1   0.1      *      *      *   0.1   0.3   0.1   0.2   0.3   0.5      *      - -   0.1
Other   1.9   1.9   2.0   2.0   1.8   1.8   2.3   0.7   3.2   2.5   3.0   1.3   3.5   0.3
1 Percentages sum to more than 100 percent because a person could report more than one additional substance.
n/a  Not applicable.
*  Less than 0.05 percent.
- -  Quantity is zero.
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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