Table 5.2a
Admissions aged 12-17 by primary substance of abuse, according to sex, race/ethnicity, age, and referral source: TEDS 2000
Percent distribution
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions. See Table 4.2.]
Sex, race/ethnicity, age at admission, and referral source 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 131,176 9,971 21,829 1,480 366 1,037 1,463 81,189 4,060 184 258 153 969 160 512 7,545
Sex
Male  70.5  63.1  65.2  51.4  63.1  52.7  54.6  76.2  41.9  53.6  59.7  56.9  63.9  66.9  68.2  60.8
Female  29.5  36.9  34.8  48.6  36.9  47.3  45.4  23.8  58.1  46.4  40.3  43.1  36.1  33.1  31.8  39.2
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 131,112 9,960 21,821 1,480 366 1,037 1,463 81,174 4,060 183 258 153 969 160 512 7,516
Race/ethnicity
White (non-Hispanic)  63.2  72.8  70.1  70.2  87.1  54.3  64.7  59.7  71.0  69.2  71.4  76.3  81.0  44.7  62.2  60.0
Black (non-Hispanic)  16.2  8.2  9.0  4.8  6.3  16.3  9.1  19.6  1.1  11.5  3.5  9.2  3.0  28.9  3.3  27.4
Hispanic origin  13.3  10.5  11.2  21.6  4.4  22.5  21.8  14.2  16.5  11.0  22.4  9.2  9.6  20.1  25.0  7.7
Mexican  7.4  6.7  6.0  12.4  2.5  15.3  15.1  7.7  13.0  6.0  20.4  5.9  4.4  12.6  20.7  1.4
Puerto Rican  2.4  1.0  2.0  5.9  1.4  2.4  2.4  2.8  0.4  3.3  1.6  0.7  1.7  6.9  1.0  2.3
Cuban  0.4  0.2  0.1  0.4  - -  1.4  0.8  0.4  0.1  - -  - -  - -  0.6  - -  0.8  0.4
Other/not specified  3.2  2.6  3.0  2.9  0.5  3.4  3.5  3.2  2.9  1.6  0.4  2.6  2.9  0.6  2.6  3.6
Other  7.2  8.6  9.7  3.4  2.2  6.9  4.4  6.5  11.4  8.2  2.7  5.3  6.4  6.3  9.4  5.0
Alaska Native  0.3  0.8  0.6  0.1  - -  0.3  0.1  0.2  0.2  - -  - -  - -  0.2  - -  0.8  0.1
American Indian  2.5  3.4  4.4  0.8  1.6  1.9  1.5  2.0  2.3  2.7  - -  3.3  1.2  3.1  6.1  2.0
Asian/Pacific Islander  2.1  1.9  2.4  0.7  0.3  2.9  0.7  2.0  5.9  1.6  0.4  - -  2.4  1.3  1.0  1.1
Other  2.2  2.4  2.3  1.8  0.3  1.7  2.0  2.2  2.9  3.8  2.4  2.0  2.6  1.9  1.6  1.8
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 130,031 9,894 21,712 1,473 364 1,030 1,448 80,662 4,043 182 255 152 962 159 508 7,187
Age at admission
12 years  1.4  1.7  0.9  0.5  0.8  0.5  0.3  0.9  0.2  2.2  0.8  1.3  0.4  - -  5.1  8.3
13 years  4.6  4.7  3.7  0.5  3.3  2.0  1.2  4.3  1.9  9.2  3.5  4.6  2.3  1.3  16.2  13.1
14 years  12.1  10.7  10.8  3.4  7.7  8.4  7.5  12.6  7.9  14.1  7.4  16.3  8.6  6.9  22.5  18.0
15 years  22.6  18.2  21.5  9.3  22.1  19.0  19.8  24.1  19.3  20.1  24.0  22.2  23.1  13.1  23.2  21.3
16 years  29.3  27.6  29.4  26.8  26.8  28.2  31.0  30.1  31.4  28.8  31.0  28.1  34.5  37.5  20.3  21.4
17 years  30.0  37.1  33.6  59.4  39.3  41.9  40.2  28.0  39.3  25.5  33.3  27.5  31.2  41.3  12.7  17.9
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 131,176 9,971 21,829 1,480 366 1,037 1,463 81,189 4,060 184 258 153 969 160 512 7,545
Referral source
Criminal justice/DUI  50.8  53.4  49.3  30.6  30.8  48.8  45.1  53.3  52.1  39.8  41.3  36.9  40.7  65.0  35.6  31.9
Individual  17.1  15.6  17.7  33.1  26.1  19.9  20.2  16.3  20.1  24.9  22.8  24.8  20.6  11.9  18.8  18.3
School (educational)  10.8  15.0  8.8  3.7  9.7  4.2  5.3  10.0  4.9  13.8  11.0  10.1  7.7  1.9  10.4  28.0
Substance abuse provider  7.0  4.3  9.5  17.0  11.4  8.9  13.4  6.5  6.9  8.3  11.0  10.1  11.7  6.9  9.1  3.7
Other health care provider  5.6  4.7  6.4  5.7  11.7  6.9  5.8  5.3  6.1  3.9  7.5  10.7  8.8  8.1  10.8  6.2
Employer/EAP  0.2  0.3  0.3  0.6  0.6  - -  0.1  0.2  0.2  - -  0.4  - -  0.1  - -  0.8  0.1
Other community referral  8.5  6.8  8.1  9.2  9.7  11.4  10.1  8.4  9.7  9.4  5.9  7.4  10.5  6.3  14.5  11.8
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 126,493 9,538 20,837 1,449 360 1,002 1,408 78,808 3,954 181 254 149 934 160 483 6,976
- -  Quantity is zero.
SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS) - 4.1.02.