Table 3.2. Admissions aged 12 to 17, by gender and race/ethnicity according to primary substance of abuse: 2011
Percent distribution
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions.]
Gender and race/ethnicity All admis-
sions
aged
12-17
Primary substance at admission
Alcohol Opiates Cocaine Mari-
juana/
hashish
Metham-
phetamine/
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 admissions aged 12-17 137,868 7,119 11,628 1,503 2,921 284 825 103,701 2,886 731 193 341 49 381 5,306
Gender            
Male  72.3  53.2  57.4  55.5  59.1  58.1  56.6  77.6  44.5  54.0  55.4  74.5  49.0  58.3  61.5
Female  27.7  46.8  42.6  44.5  40.9  41.9  43.4  22.4  55.5  46.0  44.6  25.5  51.0  41.7  38.5
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  137,835  7,118 11,626 1,503 2,921 284 825 103,690 2,885 731 193 341 49 381 5,288
Race/ethnicity            
White (non-Hispanic)  45.5  43.0  52.2  79.6  84.4  48.9  54.6  42.6  50.4  73.1  74.3  66.8  38.8  50.7  47.7
Black (non-Hispanic)  20.1  11.1   7.9   3.7   3.4  19.0   5.7  23.3   3.2   5.9   5.2   5.9  18.4   6.6  28.2
Hispanic origin  24.4  32.2  25.9  10.6   5.8  25.0  32.2  24.9  35.2  15.2  13.1  15.7  30.6  26.9  10.3
Mexican  12.9  21.8  16.1   3.0   2.2  10.2  15.2  12.6  25.5   2.2   5.8   7.7  10.2  14.2   2.3
Puerto Rican   1.8   1.2   1.3   1.0   0.9   4.2   1.1   2.0   0.8   1.8   1.6   1.5   6.1   0.8   1.4
Cuban   0.4   0.3   0.2   0.1   0.2      - -   0.1   0.5   0.2   0.7   1.0   0.6      - -   0.8   0.3
Other/not specified   9.3   8.9   8.4   6.5   2.4  10.6  15.7   9.8   8.6  10.5   4.7   5.9  14.3  11.1   6.3
Other  10.0  13.6  14.0   6.1   6.4   7.0   7.4   9.2  11.3   5.8   7.3  11.6  12.2  15.8  13.8
American Indian/Alaska Native   2.2   2.8   5.6   1.6   2.8   1.8   0.7   1.8   2.6   1.0   1.6   2.7   4.1  11.1   0.9
Asian/Pacific Islander   2.1   5.1   3.3   0.6   0.6   0.7   1.0   1.8   1.9   1.5   1.0   2.1   2.0   0.3   1.5
Other   5.7   5.7   5.1   3.9   3.0   4.6   5.7   5.6   6.7   3.3   4.7   6.8   6.1   4.5  11.4
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  136,970  7,067 11,565 1,487 2,902 284 820 103,115 2,876 725 191 337 49 379 5,173
- -  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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