Table 3.1a
Admissions by primary substance of abuse, according to sex, race/ethnicity, and age: TEDS 2000
Percent distribution and average age at admission
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions. See Table 4.2.]
Sex, race/ethnicity, and age at admission All admis-
sions
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 1,599,703 413,638 310,558 243,523 25,839 158,524 59,787 236,638 81,764 1,119 5,198 3,213 2,867 2,589 1,251 53,195
Sex
Male  69.6  76.3  72.9  66.9  51.5  57.4  64.9  75.9  52.9  60.3  41.5  45.1  73.7  63.7  72.4  62.4
Female  30.4  23.7  27.1  33.1  48.5  42.6  35.1  24.1  47.1  39.7  58.5  54.9  26.3  36.3  27.6  37.6
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 1,593,262 412,164 310,356 243,463 25,825 158,465 59,759 236,575 81,733 1,118 5,194 3,212 2,867 2,589 1,248 48,694
Race/ethnicity
White (non-Hispanic)  59.7  72.5  63.3  47.3  85.5  32.0  46.6  56.6  78.5  67.2  89.2  83.6  77.7  24.4  65.9  62.4
Black (non-Hispanic)  23.6  11.8  22.7  24.2  6.7  59.2  35.2  27.1  2.3  20.6  3.6  7.6  7.8  40.5  4.7  27.5
Hispanic origin  11.7  10.0  8.5  24.7  3.6  6.3  14.8  11.1  10.5  7.2  4.6  5.6  8.6  28.0  16.6  5.8
Mexican  5.0  5.6  3.2  8.7  1.3  2.0  5.2  4.7  8.0  2.2  2.1  2.4  3.0  16.7  13.3  1.6
Puerto Rican  3.8  1.3  2.9  12.5  1.1  2.1  5.1  3.3  0.4  2.3  1.1  1.0  2.6  5.7  0.7  1.3
Cuban  0.3  0.2  0.2  0.2  0.1  0.4  0.8  0.3  0.1  - -  0.3  0.2  0.5  0.2  0.6  0.2
Other/not specified  2.6  2.9  2.3  3.3  1.1  1.8  3.7  2.7  2.0  2.8  1.1  1.9  2.5  5.5  1.9  2.6
Other  5.0  5.8  5.5  3.8  4.1  2.5  3.4  5.2  8.6  5.0  2.6  3.2  5.9  7.1  12.7  4.3
Alaska Native  0.3  0.5  0.4  0.3  0.2  0.1  0.2  0.2  0.1  0.1  0.3  0.1  0.2  0.5  0.6  0.1
American Indian  2.1  3.1  3.0  0.7  1.2  0.6  1.1  1.9  2.6  1.5  0.9  1.2  1.2  1.6  9.7  2.1
Asian/Pacific Islander  0.9  0.7  0.7  0.6  1.1  0.6  0.6  1.2  3.6  1.6  0.3  0.8  2.2  0.4  0.7  0.5
Other  1.7  1.5  1.4  2.2  1.6  1.1  1.5  1.8  2.3  1.8  1.0  1.1  2.4  4.5  1.7  1.7
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 1,581,983 409,606 308,707 242,159 25,666 157,875 59,253 235,398 81,500 1,109 5,172 3,190 2,844 2,574 1,232 45,698
Age at admission
Under 15 years  1.7  0.5  1.1   *  0.2  0.1  0.2  6.2  0.5  4.2  0.6  1.1  3.9  0.5  20.1  10.9
15 to 19 years  11.0  4.4  10.5  3.0  3.3  1.8  5.2  39.9  9.5  18.6  7.9  7.4  47.3  12.1  30.4  13.0
15 to 17 years  6.7  2.0  6.0  0.6  1.3  0.6  2.2  28.3  4.5  12.3  4.4  3.7  30.2  5.7  23.4  8.9
18 to 19 years  4.3  2.4  4.5  2.5  2.0  1.2  3.0  11.5  5.1  6.3  3.4  3.7  17.1  6.4  7.0  4.1
20 to 24 years  12.0  8.4  12.2  11.3  9.5  6.1  11.3  21.0  17.7  12.4  10.5  10.2  26.4  26.2  13.5  11.4
25 to 29 years  12.0  9.6  12.0  12.8  13.0  12.5  14.7  11.6  19.7  12.2  11.3  12.0  9.7  19.6  9.3  11.3
30 to 34 years  15.1  12.8  16.4  16.7  15.8  22.8  21.1  8.3  20.0  16.3  13.5  14.2  4.8  16.1  6.7  12.2
35 to 39 years  17.6  18.0  19.8  18.7  19.5  26.7  22.0  6.5  17.5  16.1  18.1  18.0  3.3  15.1  7.7  14.0
40 to 44 years  14.4  17.6  15.3  17.3  18.2  18.4  15.0  4.0  9.8  10.4  16.0  17.9  2.1  7.0  8.1  11.5
45 to 49 years  8.7  12.8  8.1  12.2  12.1  7.8  6.7  1.7  3.7  5.6  11.1  10.3  1.5  2.0  3.2  7.7
50 to 54 years  4.2  7.7  3.2  5.4  5.3  2.7  2.5  0.7  1.1  2.2  4.8  5.3  0.6  0.9  0.6  3.9
55 to 59 years  1.8  4.3  1.0  1.6  1.8  0.8  0.8  0.2  0.3  1.3  2.4  1.7  0.2  0.3  0.4  2.2
60 to 64 years  0.8  2.2  0.3  0.6  0.6  0.2  0.3   *  0.1  0.5  2.1  0.9  - -  - -  - -  1.0
65 years and over  0.7  1.9  0.2  0.3  0.6  0.1  0.2  0.1  0.1  0.4  1.6  1.1  0.1   *  0.1  1.0
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 1,594,181 412,880 309,831 243,100 25,737 158,128 59,542 235,743 81,665 1,115 5,163 3,196 2,850 2,583 1,232 51,416
Average age at admission 33.6 yrs 38.5 yrs 33.2 yrs 36.0 yrs 36.4 yrs 35.7 yrs 33.7 yrs 23.2 yrs 30.4 yrs 30.2 yrs 36.1 yrs 35.5 yrs ###### 28.5 yrs 23.5 yrs 30.9 yrs
*  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) - 4.1.02.