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Table 2.5. Percent distribution of admissions (age 18 and over) by employment status and education: TEDS 1992-1996 and U.S. population 1996

[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by the 47 States and jurisdictions reporting in 1996. See Table 4.2 and Figure 22.]
Characteristic Percent distribution
TEDS panel (admissions age 18 and over) U.S. population (age 18 and over)
Unadjusted Adjusted for sex,race/ethnicity & age1
1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1996
Total admissions age 18 and over 1,377,936 1,425,061 1,445,804 1,431,963 1,403,163  
Employment status
Employed 34.6 33.6 33.7 33.9 34.6 30.1 29.3 28.9 29.0 29.9 64.3
Full time 27.8 26.9 27.1 27.3 27.8 23.3 22.4 22.2 22.2 22.8 53.5
Part time 6.7 6.7 6.6 6.6 6.9 6.9 6.9 6.8 6.8 7.1 10.8
Unemployed 29.2 28.3 27.3 26.1 26.2 22.7 22.1 21.4 20.6 20.9 3.4
Not in labor force 36.2 38.1 39.1 40.0 39.1 47.2 48.6 49.7 50.4 49.2 32.3
Total 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 1,308,010 1,352,885 1,385,924 1,379,668 1,357,625  
Highest school grade completed
0 to 8 8.1 8.0 7.8 7.3 7.0 11.1 10.6 10.3 9.7 9.3 7.5
9 to 11 29.1 29.0 28.8 29.0 28.3 24.8 24.7 24.3 24.4 24.2 11.4
12 (or GED) 42.2 42.4 42.6 42.9 43.8 40.2 40.2 40.7 41.1 41.7 33.2
Over 12 20.6 20.6 20.8 20.8 21.0 23.9 24.4 24.8 24.9 24.8 47.9
Total 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 1,349,224 1,393,685 1,411,258 1,400,318 1,378,332  
1 Adjusted for sex, race/ethnicity, and age to the U.S. population.

SOURCES: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, TEDS - 1.14.98. Employment: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Dept. of Labor, Current Population Survey: 1996. Tables 3 & 8. Education: U.S. Bureau of the Census. Current Population Survey. Educational Attainment in the United States, March 1996. Table 1.


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