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Table 3.6. Percent distribution of admissions by treatment characteristics, according to primary substance of abuse: 1996

[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by 47 States and jurisdictions. See Table 4.2.]
Treatment 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
Ambulatory 65.2 65.3 60.8 52.2 60.3 69.0 65.3 78.8 62.0 67.8 58.4 65.8 67.0 70.0 61.3 77.6
Outpatient 51.6 55.9 50.7 38.5 50.5 38.7 46.9 65.0 50.9 62.2 46.6 54.5 54.9 59.9 48.2 64.4
Intensive outpatient 9.2 8.7 9.3 12.8 9.2 4.2 9.5 11.1 10.8 4.1 10.3 9.4 11.1 10.0 12.1 11.3
Ambulatory 4.4 0.7 0.8 0.9 0.6 26.1 8.9 2.6 0.3 1.5 1.4 1.8 1.0 0.1 1.0 1.8
Residential/ rehabilitation 17.4 11.5 22.2 30.1 23.2 10.1 16.0 15.5 29.2 16.3 21.0 18.1 27.3 25.8 25.5 12.1
Short-term (<31 days) 8.4 6.6 12.4 12.7 9.1 3.6 7.3 7.2 11.1 5.2 12.3 8.5 11.3 6.1 15.5 4.5
Long-term (31+ days) 7.8 3.5 8.5 16.6 11.5 6.0 6.4 7.1 17.3 10.4 6.1 7.1 14.7 18.7 7.2 5.0
Hospital (non-detox) 1.3 1.5 1.2 0.8 2.7 0.5 2.2 1.1 0.9 0.7 2.6 2.4 1.4 0.9 2.8 2.5
Detoxification (24-hour service) 17.4 23.1 17.0 17.7 16.4 20.9 18.8 5.7 8.8 15.9 20.6 16.1 5.7 4.3 13.2 10.4
Free-standing residential 14.7 20.4 14.9 16.8 12.5 16.1 13.1 3.4 8.5 15.2 17.0 13.3 4.8 4.0 12.1 6.1
Hospital inpatient 2.7 2.7 2.1 0.9 4.0 4.8 5.6 2.3 0.3 0.6 3.7 2.8 0.9 0.2 1.2 4.2
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 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
Source of referral
Individual 33.9 26.4 29.0 36.9 35.0 67.5 52.9 21.6 28.3 30.1 41.3 37.0 22.9 21.8 25.4 31.6
Criminal justice/DUI 35.3 46.1 34.9 24.5 29.1 10.5 14.2 49.9 40.7 41.5 14.9 23.1 39.5 51.0 33.6 34.3
Substance abuse provider 12.4 10.2 16.6 18.0 14.8 12.7 14.4 7.2 8.3 4.8 13.5 13.9 12.7 8.3 9.7 7.1
Other health care provider 7.3 8.1 7.9 8.2 8.0 4.5 10.5 5.8 6.9 6.8 20.0 15.5 9.4 5.7 12.2 8.2
School (educational) 1.5 0.9 1.1 0.3 0.5 0.1 0.2 4.9 0.7 1.5 0.5 0.8 5.0 1.0 5.8 6.1
Employer/EAP 1.4 1.5 1.3 1.2 2.3 0.4 1.8 2.0 0.8 0.8 2.0 1.4 0.7 0.6 0.5 3.7
Other community referral 8.2 6.9 9.2 10.9 10.3 4.2 6.1 8.6 14.2 14.5 7.8 8.5 9.8 11.5 12.8 9.1
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 1,495,860 422,140 317,371 172,730 60,263 195,994 15,106 190,739 41,697 11,607 3,891 2,906 2,447 2,208 1,848 54,913
Methadone use planned as part of treatment 6.9 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 49.4 26.0 0.2 0.2 0.3 1.1 0.8 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.5
No. of admissions 1,445,075 412,751 300,933 171,287 59,476 190,094 14,624 182,593 38,876 10,236 3,839 2,709 2,280 2,210 1,792 51,375

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


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