Table 6.2b
Detoxification 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
detox-
ification
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 398,231 32.8 19.8 23.5 6.9 7.5 1.9 2.6 2.9 * 1.0 0.2 * * * 0.8 100.0
Age at admission                  
Under 15 years 277 14.4 12.3 2.2 2.2 2.2 1.8 51.6 1.4 1.1 2.2 0.7 - - 0.4 0.7 6.9 100.0
15 to 19 years 10,664 21.8 11.8 22.7 10.3 3.1 3.1 18.4 4.9 0.1 1.3 0.5 0.3 0.1 0.1 1.6 100.0
15 to 17 years 2,229 13.8 14.1 7.6 6.3 1.3 3.3 43.3 2.8 0.3 1.3 1.1 0.8 * 0.2 3.8 100.0
18 to 19 years 8,435 24.0 11.2 26.7 11.3 3.6 3.0 11.9 5.4 * 1.3 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.1 1.1 100.0
20 to 24 years 43,125 21.0 10.9 34.3 14.2 4.2 2.4 5.8 4.7 * 1.2 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.9 100.0
25 to 29 years 49,527 20.0 14.4 32.8 12.2 6.1 2.8 3.9 5.0 * 1.3 0.3 * 0.1 * 1.1 100.0
30 to 34 years 43,467 24.2 18.2 27.7 8.6 8.5 2.7 2.7 4.8 * 1.1 0.2 * 0.1 0.1 0.9 100.0
35 to 39 years 56,674 28.1 23.5 23.6 5.4 10.4 2.1 1.7 3.4 * 0.9 0.2 * * * 0.8 100.0
40 to 44 years 68,201 34.2 26.2 19.7 3.7 9.8 1.6 1.1 2.0 * 0.8 0.2 * * * 0.7 100.0
45 to 49 years 61,950 41.7 24.0 17.3 3.6 8.4 1.3 0.8 1.2 * 0.8 0.2 * * * 0.6 100.0
50 to 54 years 37,765 48.1 20.1 17.8 3.9 6.1 1.0 0.5 0.8 * 0.9 0.2 * * * 0.6 100.0
55 to 59 years 16,853 54.5 17.5 16.7 3.8 4.1 0.7 0.4 0.5 * 1.0 0.2 - - - - * 0.6 100.0
60 to 64 years 6,245 65.7 13.9 11.7 3.1 2.5 0.7 0.4 0.2 * 1.0 0.4 * - - - - 0.5 100.0
65 years and over 3,244 73.1 10.5 8.9 2.9 2.2 0.3 0.4 0.1 0.1 0.8 0.3 - - - - - - 0.5 100.0
* 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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