Table 2.9b
Admissions by gender, race/ethnicity, and age at admission: TEDS 1997-2007 and U.S. population 2007
Percent distribution
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions (excludes Puerto Rico). See Table 4.2a.]
Gender, race/ethnicity, and age at admission TEDS admissions U.S. population
1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007   2007
Gender
Male  70.4  70.5  70.5  70.1  69.8  69.8  69.1  68.5  68.3  68.3  67.6  49.3
Female  29.6  29.5  29.5  29.9  30.2  30.2  30.9  31.5  31.7  31.7  32.4  50.7
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
Race/ethnicity
White (non-Hispanic)  59.6  59.5  59.2  58.2  58.8  58.6  58.6  59.7  59.1  59.2  59.7  66.0
Black (non-Hispanic)  25.3  24.9  24.3  25.1  24.6  24.2  24.0  22.8  22.4  21.7  20.8  12.3
Hispanic origin  10.9  11.3  12.0  12.1  12.2  12.8  12.8  12.8  13.7  13.9  14.0  14.5
American Indian/Alaska Native   2.4   2.4   2.4   2.2   2.1   2.1   1.9   2.0   2.1   2.2   2.3   0.8
Asian/Pacific Islander   0.7   0.7   0.8   0.8   0.8   0.9   1.0   0.9   1.0   1.0   1.0   4.5
Other   1.1   1.2   1.4   1.6   1.5   1.4   1.7   1.9   1.7   2.0   2.2   2.0
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
Age at admission
Under 12 years   0.2   0.2   0.2   0.2   0.2   0.2   0.2   0.3   0.1   0.1   0.1  16.1
12 to 17 years   8.2   8.1   8.0   7.9   8.2   8.4   8.4   8.1   7.6   7.5   7.3   8.4
18 to 24 years  13.8  14.4  15.0  15.8  16.7  17.1  17.5  18.2  18.5  18.2  18.2   9.8
25 to 34 years  32.2  30.3  28.4  27.0  25.9  25.1  24.8  24.8  25.1  25.1  25.5  13.5
35 to 44 years  31.6  32.2  32.6  32.5  31.9  31.0  30.2  29.0  28.1  27.2  25.9  14.3
45 to 54 years  10.8  11.5  12.4  13.2  13.8  14.7  15.3  15.7  16.5  17.5  18.2  14.5
55 to 64 years   2.5   2.6   2.7   2.8   2.7   2.9   3.1   3.2   3.5   3.8   4.1  10.8
65 years and older   0.7   0.7   0.7   0.7   0.6   0.6   0.6   0.6   0.6   0.6   0.6  12.6
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
SOURCES: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS). Data received through 10.6.08.  U.S. population: U.S. Bureau of the Census. Annual State Population Estimates by Demographic Characteristics with 6 Race Groups: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2007 (SC-EST2007-ALLDATA6, rel. May 1, 2008).

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