Table 3.8. Admissions aged 12 and older, by primary substance of abuse according to additional substance abuse: 2009
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-
amines
Tran-
quil-
izers
Seda-
tives
Hallu-
cino-
gens
PCP Inhal-
ants
Other/
none
speci-
fied
Heroin Other
opiates
Smoked
cocaine
Other
route
Total  1,963,089 819,112 282,212 138,639 131,886 52,046 354,159 115,182 14,427 5,030 1,777 4,404 1,519 42,696
Average no. of substances
   per admission
  1.7   1.6   1.9   1.9   1.9   2.0   1.7   1.9   2.1   1.9   2.2   2.0   1.8   1.3
Primary use of substance 100.0  41.7  14.4   7.1   6.7   2.7  18.0   5.9   0.7   0.3   0.1   0.2   0.1   2.2
Any use of substance n/a   60.7  17.2  12.1  14.1  10.2  38.1   9.7   4.0   1.0   0.6   0.5   0.2   4.5
Substance in addition to primary substance Percent of admissions reporting abuse of additional substance1
None  46.1  56.3  36.1  37.7  32.1  30.1  42.2  34.7  28.6  38.0  25.9  27.8  46.0  82.0
Marijuana/hashish  20.1  25.2  16.6  24.6  30.1  31.4      - -  35.5  23.2  21.9  43.0  41.5  27.3   6.0
Alcohol  19.0      - -  20.0  21.7  47.2  42.3  43.7  30.9  26.6  23.4  30.8  34.7  28.7   8.4
Non-smoked cocaine   7.5   7.2  16.9   7.6      - -      - -   6.4   4.5   7.2   6.3   9.6   7.6   2.6   1.9
Smoked cocaine   7.4   9.5  14.5   4.6      - -      - -   3.9   3.3   5.7   3.0   3.6   7.3   2.4   0.9
Opiates other than heroin   5.1   3.6  10.9   3.1   3.7   6.3   4.6   4.2  25.6  16.5   8.0   1.7   5.6   2.6
Methamphetamine/amphetamines   3.8   3.6   2.5   4.3   2.4   4.1   6.8   0.7   3.5   6.8   8.4   3.9   3.4   0.7
Tranquilizers   3.3   1.7   6.9  12.4   1.5   2.3   2.2   1.3   0.5   4.4   2.4   1.1   2.1   1.5
Heroin   2.8   2.8      - -   6.9   6.0   8.4   1.3   2.3   8.6   2.9   3.2   2.7   1.2   1.6
Sedatives   0.7   0.4   0.7   2.9   0.4   0.7   0.8   0.6   1.6   0.5   1.9   0.5   1.0   0.3
Hallucinogens   0.5   0.3   0.2   0.3   0.2   0.7   1.3   0.6   0.3   1.5      - -   0.9   0.9   0.1
PCP   0.3   0.2   0.2   0.1   0.4   0.5   0.6   0.2   0.2   0.3   0.9      - -      - -      *
Inhalants   0.1   0.1      *   0.1      *   0.1   0.3   0.1   0.2   0.2   0.6   0.1      - -   0.1
Other   2.4   2.8   2.4   2.3   1.7   1.8   2.3   0.9   3.4   2.9   3.0   1.0   4.3   0.7
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: 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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