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Table 3.8. Percent distribution of admissions by additional substance use, according to primary substance of abuse: 1996

[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by 47 States and jurisdictions. See Table 4.2.]
  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
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
Average no. of substances reported 1.8 1.0 2.4 2.0 2.1 1.9 1.8 1.9 2.2 2.2 2.0 2.0 2.5 2.2 2.0 1.2
Primary use of substance 100.0 28.2 21.2 11.6 4.1 12.9 1.0 12.8 2.8 0.8 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 3.8
Any use of substance1 - - 71.8 na 20.3 13.8 15.5 2.3 34.9 5.6 2.1 1.5 0.8 1.5 0.5 0.4 1.2
Substance in addition to primary substance Percent of admissions reporting use of additional substance1
None 46.0 100.0 - - 26.9 24.9 39.4 41.1 29.5 23.5 21.9 31.7 34.4 12.9 22.5 34.1 86.3
Alcohol 22.4 - - - - 58.8 56.0 24.1 28.1 58.7 47.4 47.0 40.6 35.7 44.6 45.0 44.9 8.3
Marijuana/hashish 22.1 - - 62.0 34.4 34.2 10.7 13.2 - - 47.1 46.0 17.8 18.4 63.8 31.2 41.1 3.1
Non-smoked cocaine 9.7 - - 19.9 1.8 - - 29.0 9.1 7.7 10.0 11.2 6.2 6.7 9.8 11.7 3.7 0.7
Smoked cocaine 8.7 - - 27.3 - - 2.0 11.1 6.1 7.5 4.5 3.6 5.6 5.4 6.1 15.9 2.4 4.8
Methamphetamine 2.8 - - 6.3 1.3 3.0 2.5 1.8 6.2 - - 1.0 1.9 2.0 9.5 7.1 2.3 0.3
Other stimulants 1.3 - - 3.3 0.7 1.6 0.7 1.6 2.6 1.1 - - 2.4 3.0 3.9 0.9 2.3 0.2
Heroin 2.5 - - 6.4 4.0 8.1 - - 8.5 1.2 3.2 3.4 4.1 3.4 2.2 4.3 0.6 0.3
Other opiates 1.3 - - 1.9 0.7 1.1 4.4 - - 0.7 0.8 1.3 11.5 6.8 1.2 0.8 0.3 0.3
Hallucinogens 1.3 - - 1.8 0.4 1.0 0.2 0.4 5.6 2.1 1.8 0.7 0.7 - - 2.0 1.6 0.1
Tranquilizers 1.2 - - 2.3 0.7 1.1 2.6 9.8 0.9 0.9 1.1 - - 7.2 2.2 0.9 0.9 0.5
Sedatives 0.6 - - 1.2 0.4 0.7 0.8 4.1 0.6 0.7 1.2 4.7 3.1 1.0 0.5 0.7 0.2
PCP 0.3 - - 0.5 0.7 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.7 0.5 0.2 0.4 - - 1.7 - - 0.2 0.1
Inhalants 0.2 - - 0.5 0.1 0.1 * 0.1 0.9 0.2 0.4 0.2 0.2 1.7 0.4 - - 0.1
Other 0.9 - - 2.3 0.6 0.8 0.7 1.4 1.4 1.1 1.0 3.0 2.5 1.4 1.2 1.6 0.2
- - Quantity is zero.
* Less than 0.05 percent.
1 Percentages sum to more than 100 percent because a person could report more than one additional substance.

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


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