Table 6.1a
Detoxification 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 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 438,637 137,093 83,896 118,612 16,837 38,947 9,403 9,106 13,435 213 2,886 960 179 413 189 6,468
Sex                
Male 74.9 80.7 79.3 72.5 58.7 69.2 70.6 73.8 59.9 73.7 56.4 53.8 76.5 68.5 86.2 65.8
Female 25.1 19.3 20.7 27.5 41.3 30.8 29.4 26.2 40.1 26.3 43.6 46.3 23.5 31.5 13.8 34.2
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 438,565 137,084 83,881 118,584 16,832 38,940 9,397 9,105 13,435 213 2,886 960 179 413 189 6,467
Race/ethnicity                
White (non-Hispanic) 54.6 65.2 44.1 47.8 87.9 33.5 49.2 58.0 78.2 59.3 79.8 79.8 68.5 14.3 71.4 79.8
Black (non-Hispanic) 24.4 13.5 38.8 21.7 4.6 56.7 32.2 27.2 3.3 12.0 6.5 8.4 12.9 74.5 5.4 10.0
Hispanic origin 16.2 14.5 13.6 26.8 4.3 6.0 14.9 10.3 11.3 24.4 11.2 9.0 11.2 9.0 17.3 6.6
Mexican 5.7 8.9 1.8 7.2 1.5 1.6 3.6 2.9 8.1 21.1 0.9 3.1 4.5 3.4 15.7 1.1
Puerto Rican 6.7 2.3 8.6 13.6 1.5 2.5 7.2 3.9 0.5 1.0 8.0 2.9 2.8 2.2 - - 2.9
Cuban 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.6 0.2 0.5 0.9 0.6 0.1 - - 0.2 0.5 1.1 0.7 - - 0.5
Other/not specified 3.4 3.0 2.9 5.4 1.1 1.4 3.2 2.8 2.6 2.4 2.1 2.4 2.8 2.7 1.6 2.1
Other 4.7 6.7 3.6 3.8 3.1 3.7 3.8 4.6 7.1 4.3 2.5 2.8 7.3 2.2 5.9 3.5
Alaska Native 0.4 0.7 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 - - 0.1 0.2 - - - - - - *
American Indian 1.8 3.9 1.2 0.4 1.1 0.6 0.9 1.9 2.2 2.9 0.3 0.9 2.2 0.7 4.9 2.3
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.9 0.9 0.8 0.4 0.7 2.2 0.9 1.4 3.0 0.5 0.6 0.8 3.4 1.0 0.5 0.4
Other 1.6 1.2 1.2 2.6 1.1 0.9 1.8 1.2 1.8 1.0 1.5 0.8 1.7 0.5 0.5 0.8
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 434,404 136,178 83,582 117,917 16,713 38,756 9,282 9,020 13,310 209 2,866 956 178 412 185 4,840
* 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.