Table 1.1b. Admissions aged 12 and older, by primary substance of abuse: 1999-2009
Percent distribution
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions.]
Primary substance 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Alcohol  48.0  46.3  44.4  43.0  41.6  40.3  39.3  39.8  40.8  41.5  41.7
Alcohol only  26.8  25.9  24.3  23.7  23.1  22.3  21.7  22.1  22.7  23.4  23.5
Alcohol w/secondary drug  21.1  20.4  20.0  19.3  18.5  18.0  17.6  17.8  18.1  18.1  18.3
Opiates  16.3  17.0  17.8  17.5  17.5  17.9  17.5  18.4  18.9  20.1  21.4
Heroin  15.0  15.4  15.7  15.1  14.7  14.5  13.8  14.1  13.8  14.1  14.4
Other opiates/synthetics   1.3   1.6   2.1   2.4   2.8   3.4   3.7   4.3   5.1   6.0   7.1
Non-RX methadone   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.2   0.2   0.2   0.3   0.3   0.3
Other opiates/synthetics   1.2   1.5   2.0   2.3   2.7   3.2   3.5   4.0   4.8   5.7   6.8
Cocaine  14.1  13.6  13.0  13.0  13.7  13.7  14.2  14.0  13.1  11.4   9.4
Smoked cocaine  10.3  10.0   9.5   9.5   9.9   9.9  10.2  10.0   9.4   8.1   6.7
Non-smoked cocaine   3.8   3.7   3.5   3.5   3.7   3.8   4.0   4.0   3.7   3.3   2.7
Marijuana/hashish  13.5  14.3  14.9  15.3  15.6  15.8  16.0  16.0  16.0  17.1  18.0
Stimulants   4.3   4.6   5.5   6.6   7.3   7.9   9.1   8.4   7.7   6.4   5.9
Methamphetamine   3.4   3.7   4.4   5.4   6.1   6.9   8.2   8.0   7.3   6.0   5.5
Other amphetamines1   0.8   0.9   1.0   1.1   1.0   1.0   0.9   0.3   0.3   0.3   0.4
Other stimulants   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1      *
Other drugs   1.5   1.7   1.8   1.6   1.6   1.6   1.5   1.4   1.4   1.7   2.1
Tranquilizers   0.3   0.4   0.4   0.4   0.4   0.5   0.5   0.5   0.6   0.6   0.7
Benzodiazepine   0.3   0.3   0.4   0.4   0.4   0.4   0.4   0.5   0.5   0.6   0.7
Other tranquilizers   0.1      *   0.1      *      *      *      *      *      *      *      *
Sedatives/hypnotics   0.2   0.2   0.2   0.2   0.2   0.2   0.2   0.2   0.2   0.2   0.3
Barbiturates   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1
Other sedatives/hypnotics   0.1   0.1   0.2   0.1   0.2   0.2   0.2   0.2   0.2   0.2   0.2
Hallucinogens   0.2   0.2   0.2   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1
PCP   0.1   0.2   0.2   0.2   0.2   0.2   0.2   0.1   0.2   0.2   0.2
Inhalants   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1
Over-the-counter   0.1      *      *      *      *      *      *      *      *   0.1   0.1
Other   0.5   0.7   0.7   0.5   0.5   0.5   0.4   0.4   0.3   0.4   0.6
None reported   2.3   2.4   2.5   3.0   2.7   2.8   2.3   2.0   2.0   1.8   1.4
1 The decrease in Other amphetamine admissions beginning in 2005 is because Oregon and Texas began to report Methamphetamine admissions; previously they had used the category Other amphetamines. 
* Less than 0.05 percent.
SOURCE: Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS). Data received through 11.03.10.

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