Table 2.8b
Admissions by sex, race/ethnicity, and age: TEDS 1992-2000 and U.S. population 2001
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 2001   2001
Sex
Male   71.6   71.3   71.1   70.4   70.3   70.4   70.5   70.6   70.1   69.9   48.9
Female   28.4   28.7   28.9   29.6   29.7   29.6   29.5   29.4   29.9   30.1   51.1
Total   100.0  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   59.6   59.5   59.1   58.2   58.8   71.4
Black (non-Hispanic)   25.8   26.5   26.6   26.2   25.3   25.3   24.9   24.5   24.8   24.3   12.3
Hispanic    9.9   10.5   10.9   10.6   10.2   10.9   11.4   11.9   12.2   12.2   11.3
American Indian/Alaska Native    2.5    2.5    2.3    2.3    2.5    2.4    2.4    2.3    2.3    2.3    0.8
Asian/Pacific Islander    0.5    0.6    0.6    0.6    0.6    0.7    0.7    0.8    0.9    0.9    4.0
Other    0.6    0.7    0.8    0.8    1.0    1.1    1.2    1.4    1.6    1.5    0.4
Total   100.0  100.0  100.0  100.0  100.0  100.0  100.0  100.0  100.0  100.0  100.0
Age at admission
Under 12 years    0.3    0.2    0.2    0.2    0.2    0.2    0.2    0.2    0.2    0.2   17.0
12 to 17 years    6.3    6.1    6.7    7.6    8.1    8.2    8.1    7.9    7.8    8.2    8.6
18 to 24 years   15.8   14.6   14.2   14.0   13.6   13.8   14.4   15.0   15.7   16.4    9.7
25 to 34 years   40.0   39.3   37.9   36.1   34.0   32.2   30.3   28.5   27.0   25.9   13.3
35 to 44 years   26.1   27.8   28.9   29.7   30.8   31.6   32.2   32.6   32.6   32.0   16.0
45 to 54 years    8.2    8.6    9.0    9.3   10.1   10.8   11.5   12.4   13.3   13.9   13.9
55 to 64 years    2.6    2.5    2.4    2.4    2.5    2.5    2.6    2.7    2.8    2.7    8.8
65 years and older    0.9    0.8    0.8    0.7    0.7    0.7    0.7    0.7    0.7    0.6   12.6
Total   100.0  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) - 5.31.03.  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.