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Table 3.10. Percent distribution of admissions by economic characteristics, according to primary substance of abuse: 1996

[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions - Supplemental Data Set1]
Characteristic All admis-sions Primary substance at admission
Alcohol only Alcohol with secondary drug Smoked cocaine Non-smoked cocaine Heroin Other opiates Mari-juana/ hashish Meth-amphet-amine Other stimu-lants Tran-quil-izers Seda-tives Hallu-cino-gens PCP Inhal-ants Other/ None speci-fied
Total 1,534,045 432,617 325,294 177,882 62,469 198,640 15,446 195,787 42,330 11,816 3,992 2,985 2,517 2,232 1,908 58,130
Primary source of income
Wages/salary 40.0 54.0 37.6 26.2 40.6 24.0 39.9 36.9 39.0 41.4 32.0 34.6 30.4 40.7 25.5 40.6
Public assistance 13.1 7.6 15.6 19.3 14.4 26.5 11.7 8.4 12.3 9.9 14.1 15.3 4.9 13.6 10.1 11.6
Disability 4.2 5.7 4.0 4.2 3.8 3.1 6.5 2.0 4.6 3.0 9.1 5.2 1.2 2.8 7.0 3.4
Retirement/pension 0.8 2.0 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.4 0.9 0.2 0.2 0.3 1.7 2.0 0.2 0.4 0.3 0.9
Other 21.8 17.2 23.3 16.8 19.2 26.9 22.0 31.6 21.2 26.8 25.5 26.4 37.2 24.7 34.1 19.7
None 19.9 13.6 19.1 33.2 21.8 19.1 18.9 20.9 22.7 18.5 17.7 16.5 26.2 17.9 22.9 23.9
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
No. of admissions 693,514 203,394 162,706 91,285 29,116 51,974 6,443 101,600 14,234 1,904 2,007 1,416 1,285 833 912 24,405
Type of health insurance
None 65.5 64.5 66.0 69.2 61.5 63.1 51.5 66.0 81.7 88.9 51.1 57.0 61.1 66.0 63.1 58.6
Medicaid 11.1 7.9 10.2 14.2 11.5 18.8 13.7 11.9 7.9 2.1 16.7 14.7 9.0 9.7 16.5 11.6
Private insurance 7.6 10.0 7.2 4.4 6.4 4.3 11.9 8.1 2.5 4.1 12.5 10.3 11.1 7.9 6.6 11.8
Blue Cross/Blue Shield 3.0 3.8 2.9 1.8 2.2 1.7 4.5 3.5 1.5 0.6 4.6 3.9 4.2 3.1 2.5 5.0
HMO 3.6 4.3 3.3 3.0 3.6 2.8 5.4 3.5 0.8 0.4 5.8 4.7 6.4 3.6 1.8 5.9
Medicare 2.0 2.7 2.0 1.5 1.5 1.8 4.0 0.8 0.5 0.2 5.1 2.6 1.4 2.0 1.2 3.1
Other 7.1 6.8 8.4 5.8 13.4 7.5 9.0 6.2 5.0 3.6 4.3 6.8 6.7 7.9 8.3 3.9
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
No. of admissions 731,595 230,785 143,842 84,366 29,696 81,444 7,614 102,878 13,428 8,910 1,893 1,228 1,211 814 968 22,518
Expected source of payment2
Self-pay 28.9 36.0 26.5 26.6 28.4 28.0 30.4 21.0 23.6 30.4 23.5 22.3 24.1 17.6 22.6 27.8
Medicaid 11.6 7.7 11.7 15.9 10.4 17.1 13.5 14.5 11.0 12.8 16.3 19.0 8.9 14.9 17.9 10.3
Medicare 1.3 1.6 1.1 1.1 1.0 1.1 2.3 0.8 1.0 0.8 3.8 3.5 0.9 1.3 0.9 2.5
Other govt. payments 29.4 27.3 33.5 27.8 33.5 25.7 27.3 31.8 46.1 23.9 25.8 21.9 32.8 30.1 25.7 18.0
No charge 10.6 8.2 10.5 14.9 11.1 11.8 7.7 11.0 5.1 13.4 9.1 11.7 9.8 14.7 7.1 18.2
Blue Cross/Blue Shield 2.3 2.6 2.4 1.1 2.0 1.0 3.1 2.7 1.7 2.5 3.1 2.7 3.8 1.3 4.0 3.0
Other health insurance 7.0 7.6 6.8 4.2 6.1 3.2 9.6 8.1 4.1 7.0 10.8 10.8 8.2 6.4 8.5 12.1
Worker's compensation 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.4 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.5 0.2 *
Other 8.7 8.9 7.4 8.2 7.2 11.9 6.0 10.2 7.0 9.0 7.2 7.8 11.3 13.1 13.0 8.1
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
No. of admissions 478,843 159,956 95,391 56,175 12,431 26,839 4,651 78,246 14,291 1,708 1,488 915 806 375 820 24,751
Not-in-labor-force (detail)
Student 28.7 14.7 26.4 3.8 8.8 4.3 8.4 68.4 4.3 16.6 7.7 9.2 67.9 23.5 64.7 64.7
Disabled 24.4 31.2 29.6 28.0 24.6 35.9 43.9 7.4 35.9 39.0 38.6 34.0 5.9 12.4 12.0 9.5
Homemaker 7.9 8.5 7.2 12.5 9.3 7.7 19.1 3.7 7.7 10.2 17.1 22.8 1.1 6.8 1.6 9.0
Inmate of institution 6.6 4.5 7.1 10.0 11.0 7.6 4.3 5.8 7.6 18.8 2.9 3.1 8.1 10.8 2.4 2.8
Retired 3.0 9.8 1.0 1.0 0.6 1.3 2.1 0.3 1.3 0.5 5.5 4.0 0.1 1.2 0.5 3.0
Other 29.3 31.3 28.7 44.7 45.7 43.2 22.2 14.4 43.2 14.9 28.2 27.0 16.8 45.4 18.8 10.9
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
No. of admissions 230,842 53,592 52,533 27,064 8,627 17,888 2,041 48,390 4,982 3,000 730 556 761 251 623 9,804
1 Supplemental Data Set items are not reported by all States. See Table 4.4 for details.
2 This information is collected at admission and may not correspond to the actual source of payment.

SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, TEDS - 1.14.98.


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