Table 5.3a
Admissions aged 12-17 by primary substance of abuse, according to age at admission and source of referral to treatment: TEDS 2007
Column percent distribution
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions. See Table 4.2a.]
Age at admission and source
of referral to treatment
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
Age at admission                
12 years 1.1 2.5 0.6 0.2 0.3 0.9 0.3 0.8 0.3 4.8 0.6 0.8 0.3 1.7 4.7 5.8
13 years 4.1 6.2 3.3 0.7 1.8 1.8 1.6 3.8 1.4 7.8 1.6 4.4 0.5 1.7 17.7 10.6
14 years 10.8 10.9 9.1 3.0 6.6 5.9 5.5 11.2 7.0 14.5 11.4 13.3 9.4 5.2 22.4 15.8
15 years 21.2 17.5 19.6 9.1 13.9 17.3 15.6 22.6 16.9 21.1 21.9 21.1 17.1 12.1 26.4 21.7
16 years 30.3 26.9 29.9 25.5 27.7 29.5 33.0 31.4 31.6 26.5 27.9 30.5 35.1 19.0 17.5 22.9
17 years 32.5 35.9 37.5 61.5 49.7 44.6 44.0 30.2 42.7 25.3 36.7 29.9 37.7 60.3 11.3 23.3
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 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
Source of referral to treatment                
Criminal justice/DUI 48.8 44.7 48.0 27.0 30.5 42.6 38.5 51.7 45.5 11.9 38.0 38.9 33.7 52.6 30.2 37.3
Self- or individual 16.1 16.9 17.0 35.0 29.3 19.5 23.2 14.6 19.3 16.6 23.6 20.0 25.8 19.3 23.0 19.3
School (educational) 11.6 18.2 10.9 3.5 8.0 3.5 4.9 10.5 5.7 11.9 8.3 17.8 4.4 7.0 16.5 28.0
Alcohol/drug abuse
care provider
6.9 4.2 6.7 19.1 13.1 11.0 13.6 7.0 7.8 2.0 10.0 9.6 8.8 3.5 11.3 1.4
Other health care provider 4.6 3.9 5.3 7.3 8.2 7.5 6.8 4.1 5.0 54.3 10.2 6.3 10.1 7.0 9.1 5.3
Employer/EAP 0.1 0.1 0.1 - - 0.4 - - 0.1 0.1 * - - 1.2 - - 0.5 - - - - 0.1
Other community referral 11.9 12.0 11.9 8.1 10.5 16.0 12.8 11.9 16.6 3.3 8.7 7.4 16.7 10.5 9.8 8.6
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 130,009 10,504 16,365 1,043 1,445 801 2,195 85,819 4,220 151 492 365 365 57 417 5,770
* 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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