Table 2.8. Admissions aged 16 and older, by employment status and detailed not-in-labor-force category according to primary substance of abuse: 2009
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-
amines
Tran-
quil-
izers
Seda-
tives
Hallu-
cino-
gens
PCP Inhal-
ants
Other/
none
speci-
fied
Alcohol
only
With
second-
ary
drug
Heroin Other
opiates
Smoked
cocaine
Other
route
Total admissions aged 16 and older 1,908,253 456,611 353,173 282,032 137,980 131,767 51,751 314,191 114,374 14,196 4,887 1,654 4,391 1205 40,041
Employment status            
Employed  23.9  35.9  24.0  12.5  23.2  12.6  25.1  24.0  19.0  16.1  19.6  18.0  16.3  19.7  24.5
Full time  16.3  27.2  16.3   7.6  15.7   7.9  17.3  14.3  11.5  10.5  13.0  12.1   9.5  12.0  16.0
Part time   7.6   8.7   7.8   4.9   7.5   4.7   7.8   9.7   7.5   5.6   6.6   5.8   6.8   7.7   8.5
Unemployed  39.0  35.6  37.8  43.1  44.1  42.4  38.0  35.6  42.2  40.4  39.5  41.9  39.6  43.9  46.9
Not in labor force (see detail, below)  37.1  28.5  38.2  44.5  32.7  45.0  37.0  40.3  38.8  43.5  40.9  40.2  44.1  36.3  28.6
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 1,889,603 451,333 350,424 279,013 136,527 130,924 51,145 312,173 114,043 14,033 4,847 1,631 4,345 1190 37,975
Detailed not-in-labor-force category1            
Total admissions aged 16 and over
and not in labor force
  701,058 128,529 133,745 124,154  44,677  58,943 18,912 125,887  44,281  6,099 1,983   655 1,916   432 10,845
Disabled  19.6  26.9  22.5  16.5  24.4  27.1  20.3   8.5  21.0  22.1  21.0   7.8   8.6  10.7  23.3
Student  19.0  10.3  11.4   2.8  10.3   2.9   6.8  55.4   8.9  14.2  18.2  44.5   5.6  58.0  40.3
Inmate of institution   6.7   5.3   6.2   4.7   7.1   9.2  10.7   6.9  19.9   3.4   4.9  20.1  20.4   3.9   4.6
Homemaker   3.2   4.0   2.1   1.3   8.6   3.2   4.2   2.4   6.3   6.0   6.3   1.1   1.8   2.8   5.1
Retired   2.1   7.7   1.4   0.6   1.4   0.9   0.8   0.2   0.4   2.0   2.0   0.1   0.1   0.8   3.4
Other  49.4  45.8  56.4  74.1  48.2  56.7  57.1  26.5  43.4  52.4  47.7  26.3  63.5  23.8  23.2
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    629,379 114,322 123,148 107,983  39,623  49,384 17,457 135,979  18,616  5,935 1,856   696 1,488   614 12,278
1 Detailed not in labor force is a Supplemental Data Set item. Not all Supplemental Data Set items are reported by all States and jurisdictions.
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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