Table 3.1a
Admissions by primary substance of abuse, according to sex and race/ethnicity: TEDS 2003
Column percent distribution
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions. See Table 4.2a.]
Sex and race/ethnicity All 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 1,840,275 426,076 341,200 272,782 50,946 180,810 68,608 284,361 135,716 1,227 7,980 4,121 2,187 4,086 1,167 59,008
Sex                
Male 69.2 75.5 73.8 67.9 53.3 59.2 66.4 74.6 55.3 60.1 47.3 47.7 73.9 67.1 74.2 61.0
Female 30.8 24.5 26.2 32.1 46.7 40.8 33.6 25.4 44.7 39.9 52.7 52.3 26.1 32.9 25.8 39.0
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 1,839,668 425,924 341,118 272,716 50,933 180,766 68,566 284,261 135,702 1,227 7,980 4,120 2,185 4,085 1,166 58,919
Race/ethnicity                
White (non-Hispanic) 58.6 70.3 58.9 47.5 88.7 35.1 49.2 54.4 72.6 61.9 84.9 81.0 69.6 20.0 68.5 66.4
Black (non-Hispanic) 23.7 12.8 25.8 25.0 4.8 55.4 30.9 28.5 2.6 17.0 5.3 7.5 16.0 54.1 7.3 24.2
Hispanic origin 13.0 11.6 10.6 24.2 3.4 6.9 16.3 12.4 15.8 13.9 7.5 8.4 8.8 20.0 17.2 5.9
Mexican 5.2 6.1 3.3 5.7 1.1 2.3 5.5 5.6 12.4 7.8 1.6 3.3 3.4 11.7 12.9 1.4
Puerto Rican 4.4 1.9 4.3 13.8 1.2 2.4 5.7 3.2 0.4 1.6 3.9 2.4 2.4 4.3 0.6 1.5
Cuban 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.5 0.1 0.5 1.0 0.4 0.2 0.8 0.2 0.5 0.2 0.7 0.1 0.3
Other/not specified 3.1 3.3 2.7 4.2 1.0 1.8 4.2 3.2 2.9 3.7 1.8 2.2 2.8 3.4 3.6 2.6
Other 4.6 5.3 4.7 3.4 3.1 2.6 3.5 4.6 9.0 7.1 2.3 3.1 5.6 5.9 7.1 3.5
Alaska Native 0.2 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.1 * 0.1 0.2 0.1
American Indian 1.8 2.8 2.4 0.5 1.3 0.6 1.0 1.6 2.2 2.0 0.7 1.2 1.4 1.0 5.4 1.7
Asian/Pacific Islander 1.0 0.8 0.7 0.4 0.6 0.9 0.6 1.2 3.4 1.3 0.5 0.8 2.2 0.9 0.2 0.5
Other 1.6 1.3 1.4 2.1 1.0 1.0 1.9 1.8 3.3 3.6 1.0 1.0 1.9 3.9 1.4 1.2
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 1,827,110 423,073 339,445 271,011 50,622 179,959 67,951 282,399 135,261 1,221 7,934 4,104 2,165 4,071 1,154 56,740
* Less than 0.05 percent.
SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS). Data received through 4.11.05.