Table 5.3a
Admissions aged 12-17 by primary substance of abuse, according to age at admission and source of referral to treatment: TEDS 2003
Column percent distribution
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions. See Table 4.2a.]
Age at admission and source
of referral to treatment
All
admissions 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
Age at admission                
12 years 1.3 1.6 0.7 0.3 0.2 0.4 0.3 0.8 0.2 3.2 1.0 0.7 - - - - 7.0 8.1
13 years 4.5 5.6 3.3 0.9 2.7 2.3 1.2 4.0 2.0 6.5 3.4 4.4 2.1 1.9 13.6 13.2
14 years 11.5 10.3 10.0 2.6 7.4 7.3 7.1 11.9 7.7 15.5 10.9 14.0 6.3 6.3 22.2 16.9
15 years 21.9 19.9 19.6 11.0 15.3 17.1 18.2 23.4 18.9 12.9 23.8 22.9 19.8 25.2 22.0 19.9
16 years 29.9 27.6 30.7 25.5 28.6 31.7 30.2 30.9 30.8 34.2 27.6 27.7 32.4 21.4 22.4 22.2
17 years 30.7 35.1 35.7 59.5 45.8 41.2 43.1 29.0 40.4 27.7 33.3 30.3 39.4 45.3 12.6 19.6
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 153,166 10,196 18,784 1,480 920 1,253 2,020 99,122 6,714 155 387 271 429 159 499 10,777
Source of referral to treatment                
Criminal justice/DUI 52.7 50.5 50.5 29.9 27.0 45.0 44.2 55.3 49.6 33.1 36.3 35.5 45.9 59.3 34.7 46.9
Individual 16.1 15.5 16.2 29.4 28.3 19.9 22.2 15.0 22.3 24.1 20.8 23.6 17.2 12.4 25.8 16.7
School (educational) 11.9 18.2 11.8 3.7 9.1 4.5 5.4 11.3 5.7 15.9 10.1 15.1 4.4 4.1 9.5 20.3
Substance abuse provider 5.3 3.2 6.5 20.0 14.9 9.7 10.7 5.0 5.1 3.4 9.9 6.2 13.8 5.5 8.3 2.1
Other health care provider 5.1 4.5 5.9 7.7 11.6 8.2 7.6 4.8 5.5 7.6 11.5 11.6 10.7 5.5 9.7 4.7
Employer/EAP 0.4 0.7 0.3 0.1 0.7 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.1 0.7 1.3 - - 0.2 0.7 - - 1.0
Other community referral 8.5 7.5 8.8 9.2 8.4 12.1 9.6 8.3 11.7 15.2 10.1 8.1 7.8 12.4 11.9 8.3
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 146,680 9,760 17,853 1,428 888 1,212 1,936 95,255 6,401 145 375 259 412 145 472 10,139
- - 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.