Table 6.1a
Detoxification 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 detox-
ification
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 398,231 130,780 78,852 93,641 27,279 29,867 7,504 10,187 11,566 164 3,921 845 104 171 118 3,232
Gender                
Male 73.6 79.1 78.3 73.0 56.9 66.8 68.1 69.8 57.0 72.6 56.6 49.3 71.8 66.7 69.5 67.7
Female 26.4 20.9 21.7 27.0 43.1 33.2 31.9 30.2 43.0 27.4 43.4 50.7 28.2 33.3 30.5 32.3
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 398,168 130,776 78,844 93,637 27,273 29,861 7,503 10,186 11,566 164 3,921 845 103 171 118 3,200
Race/ethnicity                
White (non-Hispanic) 58.4 64.2 46.6 53.6 88.9 37.5 57.0 66.2 74.8 62.8 81.0 79.6 64.4 17.5 79.7 71.9
Black (non-Hispanic) 21.4 11.7 36.7 19.3 4.0 53.2 25.2 22.6 3.5 11.0 6.1 5.5 26.9 66.7 5.9 20.6
Hispanic origin 15.4 15.9 13.2 23.9 4.6 7.0 14.9 6.9 13.7 19.5 10.8 11.5 7.7 13.5 11.0 5.3
Mexican 5.9 9.8 2.1 6.2 1.8 2.3 4.2 2.1 10.6 16.5 0.9 8.9 1.0 4.7 7.6 0.9
Puerto Rican 5.5 2.2 6.9 12.2 1.5 2.8 7.0 2.6 0.4 1.2 6.4 0.9 2.9 3.5 1.7 1.9
Cuban 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 - - * 0.1 - - - - 0.8 0.1
Other/not specified 3.8 3.8 4.0 5.5 1.2 1.7 3.6 2.2 2.7 1.8 3.5 1.5 3.8 5.3 0.8 2.5
Other 4.9 8.1 3.5 3.2 2.5 2.3 2.9 4.3 8.0 6.7 2.0 3.4 1.0 2.3 3.4 2.1
Alaska Native 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 - - 0.1 0.2 1.0 - - - - 0.1
American Indian 2.5 5.8 1.6 0.3 0.8 0.5 0.6 2.0 2.2 4.3 0.2 1.4 - - 0.6 0.8 0.3
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.6 0.7 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.3 2.6 1.2 0.3 0.2 - - 0.6 - - 0.2
Other 1.7 1.4 1.5 2.2 1.1 1.3 1.7 1.9 3.1 1.2 1.4 1.5 - - 1.2 2.5 1.5
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 397,293 130,588 78,715 93,349 27,127 29,831 7,476 10,173 11,547 164 3,905 843 104 171 118 3,182
* 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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