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Table 3 Proportion of selected other drugs abused with cocaine as primary and secondary drug of abuse (2006b)

From: Cocaine treatment admissions at three sentinel sites in South Africa (1997–2006): findings and implications for policy, practice and research

  Cape Town Gauteng Eastern Cape
  Cocaine as primary drug: Other drugs Drugs that are primary when cocaine is secondary Cocaine as primary drug: Other drugs Drugs that are primary when cocaine is secondary Cocaine as primary drug: Other drugs Drugs that are primary when cocaine is secondary
None 30.6 N/A 36.5 N/A 41.1 N/A
Alcohol 37.3 26.8 29.2 25.4 25.8 18.6
Cannabis 26.9 13.2 23.2 20.4 29.0 32.6
Methaqualone 12.7 3.4 3.7 2.6 18.5 11.6
Heroin 6.0 18.5 10.5 35.0 5.7 20.9
Ecstasy 6.0 1.5 6.2 1.5 7.3 7.0
Methamphetamine 11.9 33.7 0.6 0.5 1.6 7.0
Methcathinone 0.8 1.0 4.0 13.1 0 1.6
OTC-Prescription medicines 6.7 1.5 4.8 1.5 1.6 2.3