Table 2.9. Admissions aged 18 and older, by education according to primary substance of abuse: 2009
Percent distribution
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions.]
Education 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 18 and older 1,813,812 450,195 342,230 280,708 135,793 131,433 51,072 247,426 112,359 13,660 4,684 1,355 4,348 1018 37,531
Highest school grade completed            
0 to 8   8.9   8.6   7.8  12.6   8.0   9.3  10.5   7.8   5.8   9.6   6.2   9.8  11.1   8.2   7.4
9 to 11  24.3  16.2  24.6  24.5  19.8  28.3  25.4  35.3  31.0  20.7  21.2  26.9  41.0  19.4  22.8
12 (or GED)  42.9  42.7  43.4  43.8  43.5  41.0  41.1  41.6  45.8  40.9  40.2  43.7  37.0  42.6  41.4
More than 12  24.0  32.5  24.2  19.1  28.7  21.3  23.0  15.2  17.3  28.9  32.4  19.6  11.0  29.8  28.3
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 18 and older 1,764,628 436,166 335,612 276,021 131,261 128,008 49,126 239,844 110,034 13,104 4,574 1,329 4,307 992 34,250
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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