Table 3.1a
Admissions by primary substance of abuse, according to gender and race/ethnicity: TEDS 2007
Column percent distribution
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions. See Table 4.2a.]
Gender and race/ethnicity All admis-
sions
Primary substance at admission
Alcohol Opiates Cocaine Mari-
juana/
hashish
Stimulants Tran-
quil-
izers
Seda-
tives
Hallu-
cino-
gens
PCP Inhal-
ants
Other/
none
speci-
fied
Alcohol
only
With
secondary
drug
Heroin Other
opiates
Smoked
cocaine
Other
route
Metham-
phetamine/
amphet-
amine
Other
stimu-
lants
Total 1,817,577 406,038 326,887 246,871 90,516 167,914 66,858 287,933 143,024 897 9,949 4,210 1,502 3,124 992 60,862
Gender                
Male 67.7 73.9 73.1 68.5 53.4 57.6 64.8 73.6 54.3 65.3 49.3 42.8 72.2 66.3 63.9 53.8
Female 32.3 26.1 26.9 31.5 46.6 42.4 35.2 26.4 45.7 34.7 50.7 57.2 27.8 33.7 36.1 46.3
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
No. of admissions 1,816,877 405,890 326,805 246,835 90,489 167,895 66,844 287,854 142,955 897 9,949 4,209 1,501 3,124 990 60,640
Race/ethnicity                
White (non-Hispanic) 59.6 69.1 60.4 52.3 88.6 40.4 54.1 50.6 65.8 58.1 83.6 80.4 65.0 14.3 64.0 62.4
Black (non-Hispanic) 20.7 11.1 23.1 22.1 3.7 48.8 23.2 28.6 3.0 22.4 5.4 6.7 18.3 58.4 6.8 18.2
Hispanic origin 14.2 13.2 10.9 22.4 4.1 7.9 19.0 15.0 20.9 11.7 8.3 9.0 8.5 22.8 17.7 14.7
Mexican 5.8 6.5 3.5 5.3 1.5 2.5 7.0 6.9 15.8 6.8 1.2 5.7 3.1 9.9 10.6 0.8
Puerto Rican 3.9 2.0 3.5 12.3 1.2 2.7 6.1 3.5 0.4 1.0 4.2 1.1 2.6 7.3 1.8 1.2
Cuban 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.5 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.1
Other/not specified 4.3 4.5 3.7 4.6 1.4 2.4 5.4 4.3 4.6 3.8 2.7 2.1 2.5 5.4 5.1 12.6
Other 5.5 6.6 5.7 3.3 3.5 3.0 3.7 5.9 10.3 7.8 2.7 3.9 8.2 4.5 11.4 4.7
Alaska Native 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 * - - *
American Indian 2.2 3.9 3.1 0.5 1.6 0.8 0.9 1.8 2.5 2.1 0.7 1.3 2.0 0.7 7.0 1.9
Asian/Pacific Islander 1.0 0.9 0.7 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.6 1.2 3.1 2.3 0.4 0.7 1.3 0.5 0.6 0.8
Other 2.2 1.7 1.9 2.2 1.3 1.6 2.1 2.8 4.6 3.2 1.5 1.8 4.7 3.3 3.9 2.0
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
No. of admissions 1,809,801 404,523 325,729 246,077 90,091 167,275 66,471 286,892 142,798 894 9,896 4,189 1,496 3,111 987 59,372
* Less than 0.05 percent.
- - Quantity is zero.
SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS). Data received through 10.6.08.

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