Table 5.2a
Admissions aged 12-17 by primary substance of abuse, according to sex, race/ethnicity, age at admission, and treatment referral source: TEDS 2002
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 treatment 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 156,367 10,407 21,514 1,515 707 1,119 1,806 98,499 5,995 187 413 268 684 192 456 12,605
Sex                
Male 70.4 62.3 64.4 48.1 58.3 52.4 49.6 76.3 42.1 55.1 58.4 56.0 64.0 70.2 68.9 63.8
Female 29.6 37.7 35.6 51.9 41.7 47.6 50.4 23.7 57.9 44.9 41.6 44.0 36.0 29.8 31.1 36.2
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 156,352 10,406 21,511 1,515 707 1,119 1,806 98,495 5,995 187 413 268 684 191 456 12,599
Race/ethnicity                
White (non-Hispanic) 60.5 68.5 67.1 81.4 89.5 61.9 65.3 57.7 65.0 63.1 76.5 79.3 78.9 45.3 65.5 54.8
Black (non-Hispanic) 18.5 10.1 10.0 2.3 3.6 14.6 5.5 21.1 1.4 9.6 5.9 7.9 5.3 27.4 4.2 35.2
Hispanic origin 14.9 14.2 14.2 13.9 3.7 19.3 25.1 15.4 22.2 21.9 14.0 9.8 10.9 18.9 24.6 7.1
Mexican 8.9 10.1 8.7 8.4 1.7 12.3 17.4 9.1 18.1 10.7 10.8 6.4 6.5 7.9 19.9 1.2
Puerto Rican 2.1 1.0 2.0 3.2 0.9 2.0 2.1 2.4 0.4 5.3 1.5 1.1 2.1 5.8 1.1 1.8
Cuban 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.1 - - 0.2 0.6 0.3 0.1 - - 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.2 0.4
Other/not specified 3.5 3.0 3.4 2.2 1.1 4.9 5.0 3.6 3.6 5.9 1.2 1.9 1.9 4.7 3.3 3.7
Other 6.2 7.1 8.6 2.4 3.3 4.2 4.1 5.8 11.3 5.3 3.7 3.0 5.0 8.4 5.8 2.9
Alaska Native 0.2 0.5 0.4 0.3 - - - - 0.1 0.2 0.1 - - 0.2 - - 0.3 - - 0.2 0.1
American Indian 2.0 2.5 3.9 0.5 1.6 1.1 1.3 1.7 2.3 1.1 1.0 1.5 0.6 3.2 4.9 1.0
Asian/Pacific Islander 1.9 2.1 2.0 0.7 0.9 1.2 1.0 1.9 5.2 2.7 0.7 1.5 1.9 1.6 0.2 0.8
Other 2.0 2.1 2.4 0.9 0.9 2.0 1.8 2.0 3.6 1.6 1.7 - - 2.2 3.7 0.4 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 154,695 10,341 21,374 1,507 703 1,109 1,789 97,785 5,945 187 408 266 682 190 452 11,957
Age at admission                
12 years 1.4 1.5 0.6 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.9 0.3 2.7 1.5 1.1 0.4 - - 8.1 7.2
13 years 4.5 4.5 3.5 0.8 2.1 2.8 1.9 4.1 2.0 5.3 2.7 4.5 2.0 3.1 16.2 11.7
14 years 11.7 10.1 9.8 3.8 8.3 6.7 6.0 12.1 7.8 13.4 11.9 10.8 10.1 4.2 19.3 17.1
15 years 21.8 18.4 20.1 11.0 18.5 17.1 17.3 23.2 19.4 21.9 23.0 24.3 20.9 22.9 23.9 20.3
16 years 30.2 29.0 30.7 26.3 32.8 31.8 33.9 31.1 30.8 28.3 24.5 31.3 30.8 33.3 20.0 23.1
17 years 30.4 36.5 35.3 57.9 37.8 41.2 40.5 28.7 39.7 28.3 36.6 28.0 35.7 36.5 12.5 20.5
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 156,367 10,407 21,514 1,515 707 1,119 1,806 98,499 5,995 187 413 268 684 192 456 12,605
Treatment referral source                
Criminal justice/DUI 53.3 52.5 52.2 30.7 31.8 47.0 44.2 55.4 54.3 36.9 42.2 46.2 48.1 54.1 36.1 46.3
Individual 16.6 15.6 15.9 29.8 30.6 19.1 21.9 15.8 20.0 17.3 19.8 18.8 20.4 19.3 24.8 18.6
School (educational) 11.3 16.6 10.8 3.9 6.1 4.5 6.5 10.6 5.3 24.6 12.1 9.2 6.7 2.8 10.6 19.1
Substance abuse provider 5.2 3.6 6.5 20.4 12.0 9.6 11.0 5.1 4.6 3.9 7.5 8.5 10.4 7.2 4.2 1.9
Other health care provider 5.1 4.5 6.1 8.0 11.0 8.2 6.8 4.8 5.7 5.6 7.0 10.4 7.3 5.5 9.4 4.2
Employer/EAP 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.4 0.6 0.4 0.3 0.1 0.2 - - 0.5 - - - - - - 0.2 0.1
Other community referral 8.4 6.9 8.3 6.8 7.9 11.1 9.3 8.2 9.9 11.7 10.8 6.9 7.2 11.0 14.6 9.8
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 150,176 9,943 20,517 1,479 683 1061 1,732 95,047 5,761 179 398 260 643 181 424 11,868
- - Quantity is zero.
SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS) - 3.01.04.