Table 3.2b
Admissions by primary substance of abuse, according to age at admission: TEDS 2003
Row percent distribution
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions. See Table 4.2a.]
Age at admission No. of
admis-
sions
Primary substance at admission Total
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
timu-
ants
Total 1,840,275 23.2 18.5 14.8 2.8 9.8 3.7 15.5 7.4 0.1 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.1 3.2 100.0
Age at admission                  
Under 15 years 29,610 6.3 9.0 0.2 0.3 0.5 0.6 56.6 2.3 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.1 * 0.8 22.7 100.0
15 to 19 years 201,404 8.9 14.3 3.8 1.2 1.7 2.0 56.0 6.3 0.1 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.2 4.4 100.0
15 to 17 years 126,500 6.6 12.8 1.1 0.7 0.9 1.5 65.2 4.8 0.1 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.1 0.2 5.3 100.0
18 to 19 years 74,904 12.7 17.0 8.2 2.2 3.0 3.0 40.3 8.9 0.1 0.4 0.2 0.4 0.3 0.1 3.1 100.0
20 to 24 years 244,903 15.4 17.6 14.2 3.6 4.6 3.6 25.3 11.2 0.1 0.4 0.2 0.3 0.5 0.1 3.0 100.0
25 to 29 years 212,713 17.5 17.5 16.6 3.8 8.0 4.6 15.7 11.7 0.1 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.4 * 3.0 100.0
30 to 34 years 241,306 19.5 19.4 16.9 3.1 13.2 4.8 9.1 10.1 0.1 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.3 * 2.7 100.0
35 to 39 years 278,989 22.5 21.6 16.6 2.5 15.7 4.7 5.7 7.3 0.1 0.4 0.2 * 0.2 * 2.4 100.0
40 to 44 years 277,214 28.1 21.8 16.2 2.6 14.5 4.1 4.1 5.5 0.1 0.4 0.2 * 0.1 * 2.4 100.0
45 to 49 years 186,668 33.8 19.7 18.6 2.8 11.6 3.2 3.1 3.6 0.1 0.6 0.2 * 0.1 * 2.4 100.0
50 to 54 years 95,257 41.2 16.8 19.9 2.8 8.5 2.4 2.5 2.1 0.1 0.6 0.3 * * * 2.7 100.0
55 to 59 years 40,869 53.0 13.7 15.5 2.6 5.8 1.9 1.9 1.5 0.1 0.6 0.2 * * * 3.1 100.0
60 to 64 years 16,646 64.7 10.0 10.7 2.1 4.1 1.6 1.4 0.8 0.1 0.6 0.2 - - 0.1 * 3.6 100.0
65 years and over 11,123 72.5 6.9 7.3 2.0 2.4 0.8 1.3 0.5 0.1 0.7 0.4 * * * 5.1 100.0
* 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). Data received through 4.11.05.