Table 6.2b
Detoxification 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
detox-
ification
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
stimu-
ants
Age at admission                  
Under 15 years 797 9.4 8.2 1.6 0.3 1.9 0.4 60.4 3.0 - - 0.3 - - 0.1 0.1 0.4 14.1 100.0
15 to 19 years 12,611 17.2 11.4 22.5 5.1 4.1 2.7 24.2 7.7 0.1 0.8 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.1 3.3 100.0
15 to 17 years 4,171 11.3 11.1 5.6 2.0 1.9 2.0 53.7 5.5 * 0.6 0.1 0.3 0.1 0.1 5.5 100.0
18 to 19 years 8,440 20.0 11.6 30.9 6.6 5.2 3.0 9.6 8.8 0.1 0.9 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.1 2.2 100.0
20 to 24 years 39,834 17.0 12.1 39.5 7.5 5.4 3.0 4.6 7.1 0.1 0.8 0.3 0.1 0.3 0.2 2.1 100.0
25 to 29 years 43,490 17.2 15.3 38.3 6.0 8.2 3.1 2.5 6.1 * 0.7 0.3 0.1 0.2 * 1.8 100.0
30 to 34 years 59,036 21.2 20.2 31.3 4.2 11.8 2.7 1.5 4.5 0.1 0.6 0.2 * 0.1 * 1.5 100.0
35 to 39 years 77,850 26.2 24.2 26.2 3.0 12.4 2.4 1.0 2.6 * 0.6 0.2 * * * 1.2 100.0
40 to 44 years 84,667 34.6 23.0 22.9 2.8 10.5 1.9 0.6 1.6 * 0.6 0.2 * * * 1.2 100.0
45 to 49 years 61,745 41.8 19.6 22.8 2.9 7.6 1.4 0.4 1.0 0.1 0.8 0.2 * * * 1.2 100.0
50 to 54 years 33,183 49.3 16.4 22.3 2.8 5.1 1.0 0.3 0.5 0.1 0.8 0.2 * * * 1.1 100.0
55 to 59 years 15,031 60.6 13.4 16.7 2.6 3.1 0.8 0.2 0.3 0.1 0.7 0.2 * * * 1.3 100.0
60 to 64 years 6,132 71.0 10.6 10.8 2.2 2.3 0.7 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.6 0.2 - - * * 1.3 100.0
65 years and over 3,452 76.8 8.7 8.3 2.0 1.3 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.6 0.3 - - - - - - 1.6 100.0
* 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.