Table 5.2a
Admissions aged 12-17 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 aged
12-17
Primary substance at admission
Alcohol Opiates Cocaine Mari-
uana/
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 153,166 10,196 18,784 1,480 920 1,253 2,020 99,122 6,714 155 387 271 429 159 499 10,777
Sex                
Male 70.0 58.9 62.6 48.2 57.4 53.2 51.7 76.3 42.2 51.0 52.7 53.5 67.6 69.0 70.1 63.6
Female 30.0 41.1 37.4 51.8 42.6 46.8 48.3 23.7 57.8 49.0 47.3 46.5 32.4 31.0 29.9 36.4
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 153,148 10,196 18,781 1,480 920 1,251 2,020 99,114 6,713 155 387 271 429 158 499 10,774
Race/ethnicity                
White (non-Hispanic) 58.4 65.3 65.9 79.4 89.0 60.2 66.7 55.7 63.1 70.1 80.3 75.5 74.6 33.1 66.2 51.6
Black (non-Hispanic) 19.4 10.0 9.5 4.0 3.1 15.0 5.9 22.5 1.8 8.4 1.6 3.8 8.9 36.3 5.7 37.2
Hispanic origin 16.1 16.8 15.4 13.4 4.9 20.4 23.9 16.3 25.3 16.9 16.6 17.0 10.6 22.3 22.4 8.2
Mexican 9.6 11.5 9.5 6.8 2.0 14.7 16.5 9.4 20.7 11.0 11.1 10.9 5.2 7.0 17.5 1.9
Puerto Rican 2.1 1.4 1.6 3.7 1.1 1.5 2.0 2.4 0.2 0.6 1.3 2.3 1.9 6.4 0.4 2.0
Cuban 0.4 0.2 0.2 - - 0.1 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.1 0.6 - - 0.4 0.2 0.6 0.2 0.4
Other/not specified 4.0 3.7 4.0 2.8 1.8 3.7 5.0 4.0 4.2 4.5 4.2 3.4 3.3 8.3 4.3 3.9
Other 6.0 7.9 9.2 3.2 3.0 4.4 3.5 5.5 9.8 4.5 1.6 3.8 5.9 8.3 5.7 3.0
Alaska Native 0.2 0.4 0.4 0.1 0.1 - - 0.1 0.2 0.1 - - - - - - - - 0.6 0.4 0.1
American Indian 1.9 2.8 4.3 0.2 1.9 1.5 1.0 1.5 1.9 1.3 1.1 2.6 1.9 - - 4.3 1.0
Asian/Pacific Islander 1.8 2.5 2.3 1.0 0.4 1.0 0.8 1.7 4.3 2.6 - - 0.8 2.3 5.1 0.2 0.6
Other 2.1 2.1 2.1 1.9 0.5 1.9 1.7 2.1 3.6 0.6 0.5 0.4 1.6 2.5 0.8 1.4
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 151,588 10,119 18,610 1,467 913 1,241 1,996 98,216 6,666 154 380 265 426 157 491 10,487
- - 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.