Table 3.9. Substance abuse combinations, by selected primary substance of abuse: 2009
Number and percent distribution
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions See Table 4.2a..]
Primary substance Secondary and tertiary substances Number Percent of all
admissions
Percent of
primary
substance
All admissions aged 12 and older   1,963,089 100.0  
Alcohol     819,112  41.7 100.0
No other substance n/a   460,772  23.5  56.3
1 other substance Marijuana   125,302   6.4  15.3
Cocaine    67,467   3.4   8.2
Opiates    19,228   1.0   2.3
Meth/amp    12,089   0.6   1.5
  Other    21,329   1.1   2.6
2 other substances Cocaine & marijuana    46,911   2.4   5.7
Cocaine & opiates    13,732   0.7   1.7
Marijuana & meth/amp    12,121   0.6   1.5
Marijuana & other    11,213   0.6   1.4
Marijuana & opiates    11,122   0.6   1.4
Cocaine & other     5,501   0.3   0.7
Opiates & other     5,198   0.3   0.6
Cocaine & meth/amp     3,188   0.2   0.4
Meth/amp & opiates     1,395   0.1   0.2
Heroin and other opiates     1,001   0.1   0.1
Meth/amp & other       731      *   0.1
Two other drugs       626      *   0.1
Methadone & other opiates       113      *      *
Methamphetamine & amphetamines        54      *      *
Two different tranquilizers        16      *      *
Two different sedatives         3      *      *
Cocaine     183,932   9.4 100.0
No other substance n/a    58,022   3.0  31.5
1 other substance Alcohol    44,960   2.3  24.4
Marijuana    19,950   1.0  10.8
Opiates     7,715   0.4   4.2
Meth/amp     2,075   0.1   1.1
  Other     2,200   0.1   1.2
2 other substances Alcohol & marijuana    29,263   1.5  15.9
Alcohol & opiates     6,081   0.3   3.3
Marijuana & opiates     3,661   0.2   2.0
Alcohol & other     2,634   0.1   1.4
Marijuana & other     1,832   0.1   1.0
Opiates & other     1,543   0.1   0.8
Alcohol & meth/amp     1,350   0.1   0.7
Marijuana & meth/amp     1,317   0.1   0.7
Heroin and other opiates       554      *   0.3
Meth/amp & opiates       428      *   0.2
Meth/amp & other       189      *   0.1
Two other drugs        94      *   0.1
Methadone & other opiates        45      *      *
Methamphetamine & amphetamines        16      *      *
Two different tranquilizers         2      *      *
Two different sedatives         1      *      *
Opiates     420,851  21.4 100.0
No other substance n/a   154,019   7.8  36.6
1 other substance Cocaine    46,040   2.3  10.9
Alcohol    29,755   1.5   7.1
Marijuana    27,392   1.4   6.5
Opiates    18,908   1.0   4.5
Meth/amp     6,225   0.3   1.5
Other    19,975   1.0   4.7
2 other substances Alcohol & cocaine    24,378   1.2   5.8
Alcohol & marijuana    18,102   0.9   4.3
Cocaine & marijuana    17,425   0.9   4.1
Cocaine & other     9,215   0.5   2.2
Marijuana & other     8,676   0.4   2.1
Alcohol & other     8,027   0.4   1.9
Marijuana & opiates     7,250   0.4   1.7
Cocaine & opiates     6,754   0.3   1.6
Opiates & other     4,873   0.2   1.2
Alcohol & opiates     4,796   0.2   1.1
Marijuana & meth/amp     2,147   0.1   0.5
Alcohol & meth/amp     1,524   0.1   0.4
Cocaine & meth/amp     1,488   0.1   0.4
Two other drugs     1,204   0.1   0.3
Meth/amp & other       962      *   0.2
Meth/amp & opiates       685      *   0.2
Methadone & other opiates       528      *   0.1
Heroin & other opiates       357      *   0.1
Two different tranquilizers        91      *      *
Methamphetamine & amphetamines        37      *      *
Two different sedatives        18      *      *
Marijuana     354,159  18.0 100.0
No other substance n/a   149,281   7.6  42.2
1 other substance Alcohol   108,695   5.5  30.7
Cocaine    12,668   0.6   3.6
Meth/amp    11,169   0.6   3.2
Opiates     5,948   0.3   1.7
  Other     7,592   0.4   2.1
2 other substances Alcohol & cocaine    17,575   0.9   5.0
Alcohol & other    11,818   0.6   3.3
Alcohol & meth/amp     8,794   0.4   2.5
Alcohol & opiates     8,001   0.4   2.3
Opiates & other     2,752   0.1   0.8
Cocaine & opiates     2,555   0.1   0.7
Cocaine & other     2,058   0.1   0.6
Cocaine & meth/amp     1,839   0.1   0.5
Meth/amp & other     1,092   0.1   0.3
Meth/amp & opiates     1,035   0.1   0.3
Two other drugs       748      *   0.2
Heroin & other opiates       378      *   0.1
Methamphetamine & amphetamines        76      *      *
Methadone & other opiates        69      *      *
Two different tranquilizers         9      *      *
Two different sedatives         7      *      *
Methamphetamine/Amphetamines     115,182   5.9 100.0
No other substance n/a    39,914   2.0  34.7
1 other substance Marijuana    24,035   1.2  20.9
Alcohol    19,959   1.0  17.3
Cocaine     3,449   0.2   3.0
Opiates     3,182   0.2   2.8
Meth/amp       413      *   0.4
  Other     1,410   0.1   1.2
2 other substances Alcohol & marijuana    11,461   0.6  10.0
Cocaine & marijuana     2,346   0.1   2.0
Alcohol & cocaine     2,214   0.1   1.9
Marijuana & opiates     1,615   0.1   1.4
Marijuana & other     1,257   0.1   1.1
Alcohol & opiates     1,158   0.1   1.0
Alcohol & other       726      *   0.6
Cocaine & opiates       637      *   0.6
Opiates & other       508      *   0.4
Cocaine & other       289      *   0.3
Heroin & other opiates       139      *   0.1
Marijuana & meth/amp       128      *   0.1
Two other drugs        82      *   0.1
Alcohol & meth/amp        75      *   0.1
Cocaine & meth/amp        63      *   0.1
Meth/amp & other        53      *      *
Meth/amp & opiates        39      *      *
Methadone & other opiates        30      *      *
Other      27,354   1.4  
n/a  Not applicable.
*  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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