Table 5.2a
Admissions aged 12-17 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
Aged
12-17
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 admissions aged
12-17
132,034 10,607 16,664 1,053 1,464 819 2,242 86,873 4,349 166 502 384 385 58 424 6,044
Gender                
Male 69.6 56.2 60.1 50.1 56.9 49.9 54.5 76.4 39.7 75.3 54.0 49.0 70.6 74.1 58.9 61.4
Female 30.4 43.8 39.9 49.9 43.1 50.1 45.5 23.6 60.3 24.7 46.0 51.0 29.4 25.9 41.1 38.6
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
No. of admissions 131,972 10,598 16,651 1,053 1,464 819 2,242 86,840 4,347 166 502 384 385 58 423 6,040
Race/ethnicity                
White (non-Hispanic) 52.7 55.9 61.9 79.8 86.5 62.6 67.8 49.0 50.9 47.6 79.0 62.5 77.1 31.0 56.3 52.4
Black (non-Hispanic) 18.8 9.2 7.2 2.8 2.1 12.2 3.9 23.3 3.0 18.9 6.0 5.0 3.6 32.8 4.3 31.9
Hispanic origin 19.7 23.3 17.2 14.5 5.4 18.1 23.1 20.0 34.5 17.1 10.8 24.0 7.8 31.0 26.7 10.3
Mexican 12.6 17.0 11.0 10.7 3.5 11.6 16.3 12.5 26.7 15.2 7.4 18.7 3.9 10.3 18.7 1.9
Puerto Rican 1.8 0.9 1.3 1.7 0.6 1.8 1.5 2.1 0.7 0.6 1.2 0.3 2.6 12.1 0.9 1.6
Cuban 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.1 - - - - 0.3 - - - - - - 0.6
Other/not specified 5.1 5.3 4.7 2.0 1.2 4.3 4.9 5.1 7.0 1.2 2.2 4.7 1.3 8.6 7.1 6.2
Other 8.8 11.5 13.8 2.9 6.0 7.1 5.2 7.8 11.6 16.5 4.2 8.4 11.4 5.2 12.8 5.4
Alaska Native 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 * 0.1 0.1 - - - - 0.5 0.3 - - - - 0.1
American Indian 2.6 3.3 6.7 0.6 2.5 2.2 1.1 1.9 2.4 2.4 1.0 0.8 2.1 - - 8.0 1.1
Asian/Pacific Islander 2.4 4.1 3.2 1.1 0.8 1.4 0.8 2.2 3.4 7.3 0.8 3.2 1.6 - - 0.9 0.8
Other 3.7 4.1 3.7 1.1 2.5 3.4 3.3 3.7 5.7 6.7 2.4 4.0 7.5 5.2 3.8 3.4
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
No. of admissions 131,323 10,528 16,570 1,052 1,451 812 2,227 86,525 4,337 164 501 379 385 58 423 5,911
* 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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