Table 2.1a. Admissions aged 12 and older, by gender and age at admission according to primary substance of abuse: 2011
Column percent distribution and average age at admission
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions.]
Gender and age at admission All admis-
sions
Primary substance at admission
Alcohol Opiates Cocaine Mari-
juana/
hashish
Meth-
amphet-
amine/
amphet-
amines
Tran-
quil-
izers
Seda-
tives
Hallu-
cino-
gens
PCP Inhal-
ants
Other/
none
speci-
fied
Alcohol
only
With
second-
ary
drug
Heroin Other
opiates
Smoked
cocaine
Other
route
Total  1,844,719 400,012 324,370 278,481 186,986 99,401 44,426 333,578 110,471 17,875 3,657 1,818  5,784 1,203 36,657
Gender            
Male  66.9  71.8  72.2  66.5  53.4  57.5  66.9  73.4  52.5  51.0  43.7  71.6  59.7  59.8  61.3
Female  33.1  28.2  27.8  33.5  46.6  42.5  33.1  26.6  47.5  49.0  56.3  28.4  40.3  40.2  38.7
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
No. of admissions  1,842,490 399,960 324,332 278,436 186,955 99,385 44,412 333,510 110,429 17,872 3,656 1,818  5,782 1,203 34,740
Age at admission            
12 to 14 years   1.2   0.4   0.5      *   0.1      *   0.2   5.1   0.2   0.4   1.0   2.5   0.1  11.4   4.9
15 to 17 years   6.2   1.4   3.1   0.5   1.5   0.3   1.7  26.0   2.4   3.7   4.2  16.3   0.8  20.3   9.6
18 to 19 years   3.8   1.7   2.8   2.7   3.8   0.5   2.1   9.4   2.6   4.7   3.4  10.6   1.9   6.3   4.8
20 to 24 years  15.0   8.5  11.9  18.9  23.5   4.3  11.3  21.0  14.7  17.0  15.2  22.8  16.3  12.2  15.9
25 to 29 years  15.6  10.6  13.6  19.9  25.5   8.3  16.1  14.5  21.1  18.9  15.3  17.5  27.6  10.1  15.1
30 to 34 years  12.9  10.8  12.7  14.5  17.5  10.9  16.0   9.5  19.6  16.6  14.6  12.2  24.6  13.1  12.6
35 to 39 years   9.7  10.5  10.8   9.8   9.3  12.7  13.2   5.3  13.6   8.9   9.7   5.4  12.8   7.8   8.8
40 to 44 years  10.6  13.4  13.4  10.7   6.6  19.9  14.0   3.8  11.5   8.7   8.9   5.8   7.6   5.7   8.7
45 to 49 years  10.7  15.6  14.5   9.8   5.3  21.6  12.7   2.8   8.2   8.6   8.7   3.1   5.2   6.5   7.9
50 to 54 years   7.9  13.5  10.4   7.1   3.9  14.1   8.1   1.7   4.3   6.4   7.1   1.9   2.4   3.8   5.9
55 to 59 years   4.0   7.8   4.5   4.1   2.1   5.3   3.4   0.7   1.4   3.9   4.8   1.3   0.6   2.3   3.4
60 to 64 years   1.6   3.6   1.5   1.5   0.7   1.6   1.0   0.2   0.3   1.4   2.3   0.7   0.1   0.4   1.5
65 years and over   0.7   2.1   0.4   0.4   0.3   0.5   0.4   0.1   0.1   0.7   4.5     - -      *      - -   0.9
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
No. of admissions  1,844,719 400,012 324,370 278,481 186,986 99,401 44,426 333,578 110,471 17,875 3,657 1,818 5,784 1,203 36,657
Average age at admission 34 yrs 41 yrs 37 yrs 35 yrs 31 yrs 42 yrs 36 yrs 24 yrs 33 yrs 34 yrs 36 yrs 26 yrs 31 yrs 27 yrs 32 yrs
*  Less than 0.05 percent.
- -  Quantity is zero.
SOURCE: Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS). Data received through 10.15.12.

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