Table 5.2a
Admissions aged 12-17 by primary substance of abuse, according to sex and race/ethnicity: TEDS 2004
Column percent distribution
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions. See Table 4.2a.]
Sex and race/ethnicity 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 155,586 10,472 18,688 1,482 1,135 1,248 2,383 99,954 7,924 124 467 288 448 93 539 10,341
Sex                
Male 69.4 59.5 62.6 46.6 52.9 52.2 53.2 76.1 43.5 50.0 56.7 50.0 68.8 69.9 63.1 59.3
Female 30.6 40.5 37.4 53.4 47.1 47.8 46.8 23.9 56.5 50.0 43.3 50.0 31.3 30.1 36.9 40.7
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 155,540 10,469 18,680 1,482 1134 1,247 2,383 99,925 7,923 124 467 288 448 93 539 10,338
Race/ethnicity                
White (non-Hispanic) 57.8 63.4 65.2 81.0 88.4 63.8 70.5 54.5 61.7 71.8 81.2 74.3 73.6 40.0 63.2 55.7
Black (non-Hispanic) 18.5 10.6 9.0 3.1 4.1 13.5 4.6 23.0 1.7 8.1 6.0 4.2 9.7 24.4 4.5 24.0
Hispanic origin 16.8 17.6 15.9 12.5 4.5 17.6 20.1 16.5 26.4 11.3 11.1 18.0 10.1 20.0 25.9 14.7
Mexican 9.8 12.1 9.6 6.3 2.0 11.2 13.3 9.5 21.5 6.5 6.9 13.7 5.0 10.0 20.5 2.0
Puerto Rican 1.9 1.0 1.5 2.7 0.8 1.2 1.7 2.3 0.4 0.8 0.4 1.4 1.8 5.6 1.1 1.6
Cuban 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.1 0.4 0.6 0.5 0.2 - - - - 0.4 - - - - 0.2 0.4
Other/not specified 4.7 4.3 4.6 3.1 1.6 4.8 4.5 4.2 4.4 4.0 3.9 2.5 3.4 4.4 4.1 10.7
Other 6.8 8.4 10.0 3.5 3.0 5.2 4.7 6.1 10.2 8.9 1.7 3.5 6.5 15.6 6.3 5.6
Alaska Native 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 - - 0.2 0.4 - - - - - - *
American Indian 2.2 3.0 4.9 0.5 1.7 1.1 1.5 1.7 2.5 1.6 0.6 0.7 0.9 8.9 3.7 2.0
Asian/Pacific Islander 1.8 2.7 2.3 1.0 0.3 0.6 1.1 1.6 3.4 4.0 0.4 1.1 2.5 - - 0.7 1.4
Other 2.7 2.5 2.6 1.8 0.9 3.3 2.0 2.7 4.3 3.2 0.4 1.4 3.2 6.7 1.9 2.2
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 154,385 10,391 18,567 1,469 1,130 1,234 2,360 99,269 7,866 124 467 284 444 90 536 10,154

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