Table 7.1a
Detoxification admissions by primary substance of abuse, according to sex, race/ethnicity, and age: TEDS 2001
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 detox-ification 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 436,576 128,265 85,688 132,482 12,924 35,942 9,391 9,470 9,497 165 2,714 924 313 286 204 8,311
Sex                
Male 74.8 80.6 78.8 72.9 58.3 67.8 69.9 75.2 60.1 60.4 55.5 50.3 77.2 73.1 78.1 63.9
Female 25.2 19.4 21.2 27.1 41.7 32.2 30.1 24.8 39.9 39.6 44.5 49.7 22.8 26.9 21.9 36.1
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 434,051 126,534 85,553 132,402 12,917 35,918 9,376 9,464 9,475 164 2,711 924 311 286 201 7,815
Race/ethnicity                
White (non-Hispanic) 54.6 68.4 47.2 46.8 86.9 31.1 44.6 59.6 81.5 67.5 80.3 82.1 68.5 20.6 72.4 66.8
Black (non-Hispanic) 24.5 12.8 37.4 20.2 4.9 61.1 39.0 26.7 3.1 22.5 6.2 7.2 16.1 63.3 3.6 16.0
Hispanic origin 16.6 12.4 12.2 29.3 4.9 6.1 14.1 9.3 9.1 7.5 12.2 8.2 11.1 13.6 15.8 6.4
Mexican 5.6 6.9 1.6 9.0 1.5 1.5 3.2 3.8 6.4 3.1 1.7 1.6 2.0 4.5 11.7 1.6
Puerto Rican 7.9 2.8 8.0 15.6 2.0 3.0 7.5 2.6 0.5 2.5 8.6 4.9 5.4 3.8 0.5 2.1
Cuban 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 - - 0.3 0.1 0.7 - - - - *
Other/not specified 2.9 2.4 2.4 4.5 1.2 1.5 3.1 2.8 2.2 1.9 1.7 1.5 3.0 5.2 3.6 2.6
Other 4.3 6.4 3.3 3.7 3.4 1.7 2.3 4.4 6.4 2.5 1.3 2.5 4.4 2.4 8.2 10.8
Alaska Native 0.3 0.5 0.3 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 - - 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.7 - - 0.1
American Indian 2.0 4.2 1.6 0.5 1.1 0.5 0.7 2.4 2.5 0.6 0.3 0.7 1.0 1.4 6.6 8.7
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.8 0.9 0.3 0.4 0.6 1.7 0.6 * 0.5 0.3 - - - - 0.4
Other 1.5 1.3 1.1 2.1 1.1 0.8 1.0 1.3 2.0 1.3 0.7 1.1 2.7 0.3 1.5 1.6
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 428,480 126,021 85,292 131,797 12,819 35,730 9,296 9,423 9,390 160 2,694 914 298 286 196 4,164
Age at admission                
Under 15 years 0.2 0.1 0.1 * * 0.1 0.2 4.6 0.3 - - 0.5 0.1 1.0 - - 4.5 3.0
15 to 19 years 2.9 1.2 1.9 2.6 3.0 1.3 3.8 32.5 8.2 7.3 4.4 3.7 27.9 6.3 7.9 6.6
15 to 17 years 1.0 0.3 0.6 0.3 0.4 0.2 1.2 21.8 2.1 1.8 2.2 0.7 16.6 1.0 4.5 3.7
18 to 19 years 1.9 0.9 1.3 2.3 2.6 1.1 2.6 10.7 6.1 5.5 2.2 3.1 11.4 5.2 3.5 3.0
20 to 24 years 8.6 3.9 5.9 13.1 13.3 5.4 9.8 20.5 20.0 13.3 8.9 12.2 25.3 31.8 26.2 11.2
25 to 29 years 10.0 5.4 8.4 13.8 14.8 10.2 12.6 12.5 20.3 12.7 9.4 10.6 14.9 20.3 9.9 11.0
30 to 34 years 15.3 10.1 17.7 16.9 15.7 21.9 19.6 10.6 19.9 14.5 14.0 14.0 12.0 19.2 15.3 13.8
35 to 39 years 20.0 18.1 24.7 18.4 17.1 26.8 23.5 9.7 16.5 16.4 16.4 17.3 5.5 13.3 11.9 16.3
40 to 44 years 18.7 21.3 21.0 16.2 16.8 20.7 17.4 5.5 9.6 22.4 19.2 19.2 7.8 6.3 11.4 15.2
45 to 49 years 12.9 18.1 12.1 11.3 11.0 9.1 8.4 2.8 3.8 10.9 16.7 13.3 4.2 2.1 7.4 11.1
50 to 54 years 6.6 11.1 5.4 5.3 4.9 3.1 3.4 0.8 1.1 1.8 6.5 6.0 1.0 0.7 3.0 6.1
55 to 59 years 2.8 5.8 1.7 1.5 1.9 0.9 0.9 0.3 0.3 0.6 2.1 2.2 - - - - 2.0 3.2
60 to 64 years 1.2 2.9 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.3 0.3 0.1 * - - 1.0 1.0 - - - - - - 1.4
65 years and over 0.8 2.0 0.3 0.3 0.7 0.1 0.2 0.1 * - - 0.9 0.4 0.3 - - 0.5 1.1
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 434,881 127,884 85,404 132,295 12,806 35,616 9,266 9,349 9,410 165 2,694 917 308 286 202 8,279
Average age at admission 37.7 yrs 42.2 yrs 37.6 yrs 35.6 yrs 35.6 yrs 36.5 yrs 35.0 yrs 25.2 yrs 30.4 yrs 34.2 yrs 37.6 yrs 36.7 yrs 26.3 yrs 28.5 yrs 30.9 yrs 35.5 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) - 5.31.03.