Table 2.8b
Admissions by sex, race/ethnicity, and age: TEDS 1992-2000 and U.S. population 2000
Percent distribution
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions (excludes Puerto Rico). See Table 4.2.]
Sex, race/ethnicity, and age at admission TEDS admissions U.S. population
1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2000
Sex
Male  71.6  71.3  71.1  70.4  70.3  69.8  70.0  70.1  69.6  48.9
Female  28.4  28.7  28.9  29.6  29.7  30.2  30.0  29.9  30.4  51.1
Total  100.0  100.0  100.0  100.0  100.0  100.0  100.0  100.0  100.0  100.0
Race/ethnicity
White (non-Hispanic)  60.7  59.3  58.8  59.5  60.3  60.8  60.6  60.4  59.7  71.8
Black (non-Hispanic)  25.8  26.5  26.6  26.2  25.3  24.4  24.0  23.5  23.6  12.2
Hispanic  9.9  10.5  10.9  10.6  10.2  10.5  11.0  11.4  11.7  11.1
American Indian/Alaska Native  2.5  2.5  2.3  2.3  2.5  2.5  2.5  2.4  2.4  0.7
Asian/Pacific Islander  0.5  0.6  0.6  0.6  0.6  0.7  0.7  0.8  0.9  3.9
Other  0.6  0.7  0.8  0.8  1.0  1.1  1.2  1.4  1.7  0.4
Total  100.0  100.0  100.0  100.0  100.0  100.0  100.0  100.0  100.0  100.0
Age at admission
Under 18 years  6.5  6.3  6.9  7.8  8.4  8.9  8.8  8.5  8.4  25.8
18 to 24 years  15.8  14.6  14.2  14.0  13.6  14.3  14.9  15.6  16.3  9.6
25 to 34 years  40.0  39.3  37.9  36.1  34.0  32.2  30.4  28.5  27.1  13.6
35 to 44 years  26.1  27.8  28.9  29.7  30.8  31.2  31.7  32.1  32.0  16.3
45 to 54 years  8.2  8.6  9.0  9.3  10.1  10.4  11.2  12.0  12.9  13.5
55 to 64 years  2.6  2.5  2.4  2.4  2.5  2.4  2.5  2.6  2.6  8.7
65 years and older  0.9  0.8  0.8  0.7  0.7  0.7  0.6  0.7  0.7  12.6
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
SOURCES: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS) - 4.1.02.  U.S. population: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Population Projections of the United States by Age, Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin: 1995 to 2050. Population Electronic Product #45.