Table 2a
Admissions by primary substance of abuse, according to sex, race/ethnicity, and age at admission: TEDS 2004
Percent distribution and average age at admission
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions.]
Sex, race/ethnicity, and age at admission All 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-
ants
Total  1,875,026 416,510 336,954 265,895 63,243 184,949 71,438 298,317 150,402 1,007 8,558 4,487 2,408 3,272 1,209 66,377
Sex                
Male  68.5  74.9  73.8  68.0  52.8  58.6  66.1  74.2  54.8  57.4  47.6  45.6  71.5  66.5  68.7  58.7
Female  31.5  25.1  26.2  32.0  47.2  41.4  33.9  25.8  45.2  42.6  52.4  54.4  28.5  33.5  31.3  41.3
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  1,874,173 416,336 336,808 265,842 63,212 184,895 71,403 298,139 150,343 1,006 8,556 4,485 2,403 3,272 1,207 66,266
Race/ethnicity                
White (non-Hispanic)  60.0  70.4  60.4  50.4  88.8  37.8  51.5  54.3  72.6  62.3  85.0  82.9  69.8  19.9  67.4  67.3
Black (non-Hispanic)  22.5  12.4  24.6  23.6   4.7  53.0  28.9  28.6   2.5  21.0   5.3   6.7  16.9  50.3   6.2  16.2
Hispanic origin  12.8  11.7  10.2  23.0   3.4   6.7  15.9  12.2  15.8  10.2   7.6   6.9   8.2  22.8  18.7  10.9
Mexican   5.2   6.2   3.3   5.4   1.2   2.2   5.6   5.6  12.3   4.0   1.4   3.3   2.8  11.8  13.5   1.1
Puerto Rican   3.9   1.7   3.6  12.7   1.0   2.3   5.3   3.0   0.3   2.4   3.9   1.9   2.0   6.5   1.7   1.5
Cuban   0.3   0.3   0.2   0.4   0.1   0.5   0.9   0.4   0.2   0.4   0.2   0.2   0.2   0.6   0.1   0.3
Other/not specified   3.4   3.4   3.0   4.5   1.1   1.8   4.1   3.3   3.0   3.5   2.0   1.6   3.1   3.9   3.5   8.1
Other   4.8   5.6   4.8   3.0   3.1   2.5   3.7   4.8   9.1   6.5   2.1   3.4   5.2   7.0   7.6   5.6
Alaska Native   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.2   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.2   0.1   0.4      - -      *
American Indian   1.9   3.0   2.6   0.6   1.5   0.7   1.0   1.6   2.2   1.7   0.7   1.2   1.0   1.0   4.9   3.1
Asian/Pacific Islander   0.9   0.8   0.6   0.4   0.6   0.5   0.5   1.1   3.0   1.4   0.3   0.6   1.7   0.5   0.8   0.7
Other   1.8   1.6   1.5   1.8   1.0   1.2   2.1   2.0   3.8   3.3   1.0   1.4   2.4   5.1   1.8   1.8
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  1,862,567 414,176 335,298 264,017 62,798 184,211 70,899 296,331 149,696 1,006 8,538 4,469 2,391 3,252 1,201 64,284
Age at admission                
Under 15 years   1.6   0.5   0.8      *   0.2   0.1   0.3   5.7   0.5   2.4   0.9   1.3   2.2   0.4  23.5  10.9
15 to 19 years  11.0   4.4   8.6   2.9   5.4   1.8   6.5  38.3   9.6  16.0   8.7   9.7  28.2   7.0  28.6  13.6
15 to 17 years   6.9   2.1   4.8   0.5   1.6   0.6   3.1  27.9   4.8  10.1   4.6   5.1  16.5   2.5  22.6   9.6
18 to 19 years   4.2   2.3   3.7   2.4   3.9   1.2   3.4  10.4   4.9   5.9   4.0   4.5  11.6   4.5   6.1   3.9
20 to 24 years  14.0   9.4  13.0  13.8  18.5   6.4  13.6  22.1  20.9  15.0  12.9  14.8  28.6  25.5   9.6  11.9
25 to 29 years  12.3   9.2  11.5  14.0  17.5   9.5  14.9  12.5  19.3  14.8  12.9  14.7  15.0  23.7   9.5  11.1
30 to 34 years  12.4  10.5  12.7  14.0  14.7  16.0  16.3   7.8  16.9  13.7  12.4  12.3   8.2  15.6   8.2  11.2
35 to 39 years  14.2  13.8  16.3  16.0  12.8  22.9  17.2   5.6  14.3  11.6  13.2  11.3   6.3  11.2   6.0  11.0
40 to 44 years  14.8  18.0  17.7  16.1  12.6  22.6  16.2   4.2  10.8  13.2  14.9  13.7   5.3   9.8   6.8  11.7
45 to 49 years  10.3  14.8  11.6  12.4   9.8  13.4   9.5   2.3   5.4   7.2  12.5  10.9   3.6   4.5   4.9   8.1
50 to 54 years   5.5   9.7   5.2   7.2   5.4   5.2   3.7   0.9   1.7   3.2   6.7   5.6   2.1   1.7   2.3   5.0
55 to 59 years   2.3   5.2   1.9   2.5   1.9   1.5   1.2   0.3   0.5   1.5   2.8   2.5   0.5   0.5   0.5   2.5
60 to 64 years   0.9   2.5   0.5   0.7   0.7   0.4   0.3   0.1   0.1   0.9   1.2   0.9      *   0.2   0.1   1.4
65 years and over   0.6   1.9   0.3   0.3   0.4   0.2   0.1      *      *   0.4   0.8   2.2      *   0.1      - -   1.7
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  1,870,602 415,850 335,838 265,271 63,043 184,704 71,052 297,548 150,217 1,005 8,525 4,469 2,401 3,265 1,201 66,213
Average age at admission 34 yrs 39 yrs 35 yrs 36 yrs 34 yrs 38 yrs 34 yrs 24 yrs 30 yrs 31 yrs 35 yrs 35 yrs 26 yrs 30 yrs 24 yrs 31 yrs
*  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 2.1.06. 
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