Table 6.1a
Detoxification admissions by primary substance of abuse, according to sex, race/ethnicity, and age at admission: TEDS 2002
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 465,077 146,840 90,356 131,754 15,196 37,884 9,613 9,223 11,656 241 2,982 971 318 398 176 7,469
Sex                
Male 75.4 81.8 78.9 73.0 59.3 68.1 71.1 75.2 59.2 75.1 57.1 50.8 73.9 69.6 78.3 64.2
Female 24.6 18.2 21.1 27.0 40.7 31.9 28.9 24.8 40.8 24.9 42.9 49.2 26.1 30.4 21.7 35.8
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 464,552 146,614 90,339 131,719 15,194 37,874 9,608 9,222 11,652 241 2,982 971 318 398 175 7,245
Race/ethnicity                
White (non-Hispanic) 54.9 65.8 45.8 48.1 87.8 33.5 46.7 59.0 79.0 58.8 78.7 79.4 74.5 14.1 74.7 76.9
Black (non-Hispanic) 23.9 12.7 38.0 20.5 4.8 57.9 36.6 26.5 3.1 11.3 6.2 6.9 12.1 71.1 4.0 13.0
Hispanic origin 16.8 14.7 12.8 28.0 4.7 6.0 13.9 10.2 11.1 19.3 12.8 11.0 10.2 13.6 14.9 5.6
Mexican 6.3 9.4 1.8 8.2 1.6 1.7 4.1 3.7 7.2 14.7 2.9 3.1 3.5 5.5 11.5 1.7
Puerto Rican 7.3 2.5 8.3 14.9 1.7 2.7 6.4 3.6 0.5 3.4 7.8 6.4 4.5 2.5 0.6 1.8
Cuban 0.3 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.3 * - - 0.1 - - 0.3 - - - - 0.1
Other/not specified 3.0 2.5 2.4 4.6 1.2 1.5 3.2 2.5 3.4 1.3 1.9 1.4 1.9 5.5 2.9 2.0
Other 4.5 6.8 3.4 3.4 2.7 2.5 2.8 4.4 6.8 10.5 2.3 2.7 3.2 1.3 6.3 4.5
Alaska Native 0.4 0.7 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.4 0.2 - - 0.3 0.3 0.6 *
American Indian 1.9 4.1 1.4 0.5 0.8 0.5 0.7 1.9 2.2 6.7 0.7 0.8 1.0 0.5 4.0 3.0
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.5 0.8 1.2 0.6 1.0 2.9 2.5 0.3 0.5 0.3 - - 0.6 0.6
Other 1.4 1.3 1.1 2.1 0.9 0.8 1.3 1.3 1.7 0.8 1.1 1.3 1.6 0.5 1.1 0.9
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 458,913 145,996 90,108 130,895 15,088 37,631 9,484 9,161 11,553 238 2,960 966 314 398 174 3,947
Age at admission                
Under 15 years 0.2 0.1 0.1 * * * 0.2 4.8 0.2 0.8 0.3 0.1 0.3 - - 4.0 3.9
15 to 19 years 2.8 1.4 1.8 2.4 3.2 1.3 3.9 32.9 8.1 2.9 4.2 3.8 19.8 7.8 8.6 8.9
15 to 17 years 0.9 0.3 0.6 0.2 0.4 0.2 1.0 23.1 2.0 1.2 1.0 0.5 7.5 0.5 2.3 6.0
18 to 19 years 1.9 1.0 1.2 2.2 2.8 1.1 2.9 9.8 6.1 1.7 3.2 3.3 12.3 7.3 6.3 2.9
20 to 24 years 8.8 4.5 5.8 13.4 14.3 5.9 11.2 20.6 20.8 16.2 10.0 11.2 21.7 38.9 31.4 11.2
25 to 29 years 9.8 5.5 8.1 13.9 15.2 9.9 13.6 12.3 18.9 11.6 9.4 8.8 15.4 16.6 10.3 11.5
30 to 34 years 14.2 9.3 16.0 16.2 15.2 19.8 18.2 10.2 20.2 11.2 12.5 16.0 13.8 15.3 14.3 13.2
35 to 39 years 18.8 16.3 23.7 17.6 15.5 25.9 22.3 8.6 15.8 15.4 16.8 16.1 8.2 10.3 9.7 15.6
40 to 44 years 18.9 21.1 21.8 16.2 16.0 21.4 17.1 5.8 10.2 17.0 18.8 18.4 11.0 6.5 13.7 14.6
45 to 49 years 13.9 19.3 13.6 11.5 12.1 10.5 8.9 2.8 4.0 11.6 16.4 14.0 7.2 2.0 4.6 10.4
50 to 54 years 7.3 11.5 5.9 6.1 5.4 3.7 3.2 1.4 1.3 8.3 7.2 6.7 0.9 1.5 3.4 6.2
55 to 59 years 3.2 6.2 2.1 1.9 1.9 1.1 1.1 0.5 0.4 2.9 2.3 3.0 0.6 0.5 - - 2.5
60 to 64 years 1.3 3.0 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.3 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.8 1.3 0.8 0.9 - - - - 1.3
65 years and over 0.8 1.8 0.5 0.2 0.5 0.1 0.1 0.1 * 1.2 0.8 1.0 - - 0.5 - - 0.7
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 464,056 146,571 90,246 131,382 15,150 37,828 9,553 9,184 11,638 241 2,967 968 318 398 175 7,437
Average age at admission 38 yrs 42 yrs 38 yrs 36 yrs 36 yrs 37 yrs 35 yrs 25 yrs 31 yrs 37 yrs 38 yrs 37 yrs 29 yrs 28 yrs 30 yrs 34 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) - 3.01.04.