Table 5.3a
Admissions aged 12-17 by primary substance of abuse, according to age at admission and source of referral to treatment: TEDS 2004
Column 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
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
Age at admission                
12 years 1.4 1.7 0.6 0.1 0.4 0.2 0.3 0.8 0.3 4.8 0.9 - - 0.9 1.1 5.4 8.7
13 years 4.4 5.4 3.0 0.9 3.3 2.4 1.6 4.0 1.9 4.8 4.7 4.9 2.9 - - 21.3 12.0
14 years 11.7 11.5 9.8 2.7 9.3 8.6 6.8 12.1 7.7 8.1 9.6 15.3 7.6 11.8 23.0 17.6
15 years 22.1 19.3 20.6 8.6 17.7 18.8 17.7 23.4 19.1 25.0 21.8 21.2 18.8 15.1 18.0 21.2
16 years 29.9 27.8 30.1 25.8 26.4 26.9 31.0 31.0 31.1 26.6 30.0 31.6 34.4 30.1 17.8 21.7
17 years 30.6 34.4 35.8 61.9 42.9 43.2 42.5 28.7 40.0 30.6 33.0 27.1 35.5 41.9 14.5 18.8
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 155,586 10,472 18,688 1,482 1,135 1,248 2,383 99,954 7,924 124 467 288 448 93 539 10,341
Source of referral to treatment                
Criminal justice/DUI 51.3 47.2 49.1 28.4 30.0 46.4 40.2 55.0 51.5 37.9 35.0 43.5 50.7 62.0 28.4 34.3
Self- or individual 17.4 17.1 17.3 29.8 30.6 19.5 24.2 15.2 23.0 27.4 23.7 20.1 18.9 13.0 28.1 28.9
School (educational) 11.3 19.3 11.6 2.7 9.6 4.2 5.6 10.7 4.9 13.7 12.0 17.3 7.4 3.3 14.7 16.8
Substance abuse provider 5.2 3.8 5.7 20.5 10.4 10.5 12.1 5.1 4.6 7.3 8.8 6.5 5.8 5.4 6.5 1.6
Other health care provider 5.1 4.8 5.8 8.7 9.9 8.1 7.7 4.6 5.0 5.6 12.0 6.8 5.1 6.5 10.1 5.6
Employer/EAP 0.4 0.6 0.5 0.3 0.5 0.4 0.8 0.4 0.1 - - 0.5 - - 0.2 - - 0.4 0.6
Other community referral 9.3 7.2 10.0 9.7 9.1 10.9 9.4 9.0 10.9 8.1 8.1 5.8 12.0 9.8 11.8 12.2
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 150,270 10,127 18,140 1,427 1,108 1,180 2,301 96,927 7,586 124 443 278 434 92 524 9,579

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