Table 3.2b
Admissions by primary substance of abuse, according to age at admission: TEDS 2007
Row percent distribution
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions. See Table 4.2a.]
Age at admission No. of
admis-
sions
Primary substance at admission Total
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 22.3 18.0 13.6 5.0 9.2 3.7 15.8 7.9 * 0.5 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.1 3.3 100.0
Age at admission                  
Under 15 years 22,791 9.5 9.7 0.3 0.7 0.4 0.8 60.8 1.7 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.2 * 0.9 14.2 100.0
15 to 19 years 183,537 9.9 14.3 3.6 2.6 1.5 2.5 55.9 4.8 0.1 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.1 0.2 3.6 100.0
15 to 17 years 110,951 7.7 13.1 0.9 1.2 0.7 1.9 66.0 3.6 0.1 0.4 0.3 0.3 * 0.2 3.7 100.0
18 to 19 years 72,586 13.4 16.2 7.7 4.6 2.7 3.5 40.6 6.6 0.1 0.5 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.1 3.4 100.0
20 to 24 years 257,995 15.4 16.2 13.8 7.6 4.2 3.7 24.4 10.1 * 0.6 0.3 0.1 0.3 * 3.1 100.0
25 to 29 years 261,023 16.4 16.5 15.2 7.8 6.7 4.6 16.4 11.8 0.1 0.6 0.3 0.1 0.4 * 3.3 100.0
30 to 34 years 202,342 19.2 17.5 14.9 6.3 10.0 4.7 11.6 11.5 * 0.6 0.2 0.1 0.3 * 3.2 100.0
35 to 39 years 226,589 21.9 19.9 15.1 4.5 13.9 4.4 7.2 9.3 * 0.5 0.2 * 0.1 * 3.0 100.0
40 to 44 years 243,093 25.8 21.8 14.9 3.3 15.1 3.8 4.8 6.8 * 0.5 0.2 * 0.1 * 2.7 100.0
45 to 49 years 208,724 31.0 21.4 14.6 3.4 13.8 3.3 3.8 5.0 * 0.5 0.2 * 0.1 * 2.9 100.0
50 to 54 years 122,327 36.2 19.0 16.9 3.7 11.0 2.6 3.1 3.2 * 0.6 0.2 * * * 3.4 100.0
55 to 59 years 54,762 43.6 15.6 17.2 3.6 8.3 2.0 2.5 2.1 * 0.6 0.2 * * * 4.2 100.0
60 to 64 years 20,323 54.7 12.3 12.9 2.9 6.0 1.5 1.7 1.2 * 0.7 0.3 * * * 5.6 100.0
65 years and over 11,498 65.8 7.9 8.8 2.7 3.7 1.1 1.2 0.6 0.1 0.5 1.3 - - * - - 6.3 100.0
* 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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