Table 4.1a. Admissions aged 12 and older, by type of service according to primary substance of abuse and age at admission: 2011
Column percent distribution
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions.]
Primary substance and age at admission All admis-
sions
Type of service
Ambulatory Detoxification
(24-hour service)
Rehabilitation/residential Medication-assisted
opioid therapy1
Out-
patient
Intensive
outpatient
Free-
standing
residential
Hospital
inpatient
Ambu-
latory
Short-term
(<30 days)
Long-term
(30+ days)
Hospital
(non-
detox)
Out-
patient
Detox-
ification
Resi-
dential
Total  1,844,719 822,624 206,189 319,113  61,815  10,339 167,347 135,298 5,688 88,047 22,015 6,244
Primary substance            
Alcohol  39.3  40.0  38.2  50.8  60.7  57.0  37.9  29.5  53.2   1.6  11.4   9.3
Opiates  25.2  13.5  17.4  33.5  32.9  35.7  26.9  25.4  23.3  94.8  85.6  78.1
Marijuana  18.1  28.4  23.8   3.0   0.5   2.0  11.3  15.0   5.7   0.9   0.2   2.4
Cocaine   7.8   7.6   9.1   6.0   2.0   1.9  13.0  13.5  10.0   0.9   0.9   5.9
Methamphetamine/amphetamines   6.0   6.6   8.3   3.0   0.2   1.2   6.5  13.4   2.6   0.3   0.2   1.1
Tranquilizers   1.0   0.6   0.7   1.5   3.1   0.9   1.6   0.8   2.3   0.2   1.0   1.9
Sedatives   0.2   0.2   0.2   0.2   0.1   0.2   0.3   0.2   0.2   0.1   0.1   0.2
Other   2.5   3.1   2.1   2.1   0.6   1.2   2.5   2.4   2.7   1.2   0.6   1.1
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
No. of admissions  1,844,719 822,624 206,189 319,113 61,815 10,339 167,347 135,298 5,688 88,047 22,015 6,244
Age at admission            
12 to 17 years   7.5  11.8   7.9   1.4   0.1   0.3   5.4   8.1   1.0   0.2   0.1   0.6
18 to 19 years   3.8   4.8   4.2   2.3   1.1   2.5   3.5   3.5   2.5   1.4   2.9   2.8
20 to 24 years  15.0  16.0  16.6  13.0   7.5  11.0  14.8  15.3  12.2  12.9  17.4  18.5
25 to 29 years  15.6  15.6  16.7  14.7  10.0  13.8  15.6  16.1  13.4  19.5  17.2  20.7
30 to 34 years  12.9  12.7  13.7  12.6  10.7  12.2  12.8  13.3  13.0  15.5  13.2  15.7
35 to 39 years   9.7   9.3   9.8  10.2  10.1  12.0   9.8   9.7  10.9  10.8   9.3  10.6
40 to 44 years  10.6   9.3  10.0  12.9  15.2  11.8  11.5  11.0  13.1  10.9  10.5  10.0
45 to 49 years  10.7   8.9   9.4  13.8  18.7  15.2  11.9  10.6  13.9  10.5  11.3   9.4
50 to 54 years   7.9   6.5   6.8  10.8  13.9  10.8   8.4   7.4  11.0   9.0   9.0   6.3
55 to 59 years   4.0   3.2   3.1   5.4   7.6   5.7   4.1   3.3   5.4   6.0   6.2   3.7
60 to 64 years   1.6   1.3   1.2   2.1   3.3   3.1   1.5   1.1   2.2   2.4   2.3   1.4
65 years and older   0.7   0.7   0.5   0.8   1.9   1.8   0.7   0.4   1.4   0.9   0.7   0.4
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
No. of admissions  1,844,719 822,624 206,189 319,113 61,815 10,339 167,347 135,298 5,688  88,047  22,015 6,244
Average age at admission 34 yrs 32 yrs 33 yrs 38 yrs 42 yrs 39 yrs 35 yrs 34 yrs 38 yrs 37 yrs 36 yrs 34 yrs
1 Therapy with methadone or buprenorphine is part of client's treatment plan.
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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