Table 5.3b
Admissions aged 12-17 by primary substance of abuse, according to age at admission and source of referral to treatment: 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 and
source of referral to
treatment
All admis-
sions
Aged
12-17
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 132,034 8.0 12.6 0.8 1.1 0.6 1.7 65.8 3.3 0.1 0.4 0.3 0.3 * 0.3 4.6 100.0
Age at admission              
12 years 1,486 17.8 6.4 0.1 0.3 0.5 0.4 47.8 0.8 0.5 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 1.3 23.5 100.0
13 years 5,398 12.2 10.2 0.1 0.5 0.3 0.7 60.9 1.1 0.2 0.1 0.3 * * 1.4 11.9 100.0
14 years 14,199 8.1 10.7 0.2 0.7 0.3 0.9 68.3 2.2 0.2 0.4 0.4 0.3 * 0.7 6.7 100.0
15 years 28,037 6.6 11.7 0.3 0.7 0.5 1.2 70.1 2.6 0.1 0.4 0.3 0.2 * 0.4 4.7 100.0
16 years 40,066 7.1 12.4 0.7 1.0 0.6 1.8 68.1 3.4 0.1 0.3 0.3 0.3 * 0.2 3.5 100.0
17 years 42,848 8.9 14.6 1.5 1.7 0.9 2.3 61.2 4.3 0.1 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.1 0.1 3.3 100.0
Source of referral to treatment              
Criminal justice/DUI 63,478 7.4 12.4 0.4 0.7 0.5 1.3 69.8 3.0 * 0.3 0.2 0.2 * 0.2 3.4 100.0
Self- or individual 20,922 8.5 13.3 1.7 2.0 0.7 2.4 60.0 3.9 0.1 0.6 0.3 0.4 0.1 0.5 5.3 100.0
School (educational) 15,093 12.6 11.8 0.2 0.8 0.2 0.7 60.0 1.6 0.1 0.3 0.4 0.1 * 0.5 10.7 100.0
Alcohol/drug abuse
care provider
8,942 4.9 12.3 2.2 2.1 1.0 3.3 67.6 3.7 * 0.5 0.4 0.4 * 0.5 0.9 100.0
Other health care provider 5,994 6.8 14.5 1.3 2.0 1.0 2.5 59.4 3.5 1.4 0.8 0.4 0.6 0.1 0.6 5.1 100.0
Employer/EAP 156 9.6 10.9 - - 3.8 - - 1.3 64.1 1.3 - - 3.8 - - 1.3 - - - - 3.8 100.0
Other community referral 15,424 8.2 12.7 0.5 1.0 0.8 1.8 66.1 4.5 * 0.3 0.2 0.4 * 0.3 3.2 100.0
* 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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