Table 3.2b
Admissions by primary substance of abuse, according to age at admission: TEDS 2004
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
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 1,875,026 22.2 18.0 14.2 3.4 9.9 3.8 15.9 8.0 0.1 0.5 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.1 3.5 100.0
Age at admission                  
Under 15 years 30,785 6.6 8.3 0.2 0.5 0.5 0.8 55.5 2.6 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2 * 0.9 23.4 100.0
15 to 19 years 206,216 8.8 13.9 3.7 1.7 1.7 2.2 55.3 7.0 0.1 0.4 0.2 0.3 0.1 0.2 4.4 100.0
15 to 17 years 128,478 6.6 12.6 1.1 0.8 0.9 1.7 64.7 5.6 0.1 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.1 0.2 5.0 100.0
18 to 19 years 77,738 12.5 16.2 8.1 3.1 3.0 3.1 39.9 9.4 0.1 0.4 0.3 0.4 0.2 0.1 3.3 100.0
20 to 24 years 260,964 15.0 16.7 14.1 4.5 4.6 3.7 25.2 12.0 0.1 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.3 * 3.0 100.0
25 to 29 years 230,236 16.7 16.8 16.1 4.8 7.6 4.6 16.2 12.6 0.1 0.5 0.3 0.2 0.3 * 3.2 100.0
30 to 34 years 232,558 18.9 18.3 16.0 4.0 12.7 5.0 9.9 10.9 0.1 0.5 0.2 0.1 0.2 * 3.2 100.0
35 to 39 years 264,873 21.7 20.6 16.0 3.0 15.9 4.6 6.3 8.1 * 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.1 * 2.7 100.0
40 to 44 years 277,229 26.9 21.5 15.4 2.9 15.0 4.1 4.5 5.8 * 0.5 0.2 * 0.1 * 2.8 100.0
45 to 49 years 193,314 31.9 20.1 17.0 3.2 12.8 3.5 3.6 4.2 * 0.6 0.3 * 0.1 * 2.8 100.0
50 to 54 years 102,092 39.5 17.2 18.7 3.3 9.3 2.6 2.7 2.4 * 0.6 0.2 * 0.1 * 3.2 100.0
55 to 59 years 43,272 50.3 14.5 15.4 2.8 6.6 2.0 2.2 1.6 * 0.6 0.3 * * * 3.8 100.0
60 to 64 years 17,317 61.2 10.1 11.5 2.4 4.6 1.4 1.5 1.2 0.1 0.6 0.2 * * * 5.3 100.0
65 years and over 11,746 66.0 8.5 6.6 2.1 3.0 0.9 1.3 0.6 * 0.6 0.8 * * - - 9.6 100.0

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