Table 1.5. Admissions aged 16 and older, by employment status: TEDS 1999-2009 and U.S. population aged 16 and older 2009
Percent distribution
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions (excl. Puerto Rico).]
Employment status TEDS admissions U.S.
population
aged 16
and older
1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2009
Total admissions
aged 16 and older
1,659,550 1,693,622 1,709,328 1,823,316 1,796,113 1,746,934 1,833,085 1,850,163 1,850,007 1,936,306 1,905,840
Employment status
Employed  33.5  33.3  31.7  29.7  28.7  28.9  29.1  29.5  29.1  27.8  23.9  59.3
Full time  26.3  26.2  24.5  22.5  21.5  21.6  21.7  22.0  21.5  20.1  16.3  47.8
Part time   7.1   7.1   7.1   7.3   7.2   7.3   7.4   7.6   7.6   7.7   7.6  11.6
Unemployed  24.0  23.7  25.5  28.4  30.2  30.6  31.5  32.2  33.5  35.8  38.9   9.3
Not in labor force  42.5  43.0  42.8  41.8  41.1  40.4  39.3  38.3  37.5  36.3  37.1  34.0
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
No. of admissions  1,582,543 1,607,689 1,617,296 1,726,904 1,690,350 1,658,756 1,790,116 1,824,545 1,824,756 1,912,269 1,887,222
Employment status
adjusted for age, gender, and race/ethnicity1
Employed  27.5  27.7  28.1  26.9  25.6  24.7  25.8  24.9  25.1  24.7  24.3  59.3
Full time  20.6  20.8  21.1  19.9  18.6  18.0  18.8  17.8  17.8  17.5  17.2  47.8
Part time   6.9   6.9   7.1   7.0   7.0   6.8   7.0   7.0   7.2   7.2   7.1  11.6
Unemployed  20.4  19.8  19.7  20.8  23.3  24.9  25.8  26.0  26.6  28.5  30.1   9.3
Not in labor force  52.1  52.5  52.2  52.3  51.1  50.3  48.5  49.1  48.3  46.8  45.6  34.0
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
1 Adjusted for age, gender, and race/ethnicity to the 2009 U.S. resident population.
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.  Employment: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey, Tables 1 & 8, accessed at http://www.bls.gov/cps/tables.htm. 

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