Table 3.1a
Admissions by primary substance of abuse, according to gender and race/ethnicity: TEDS 2005
Column percent distribution
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions. See Table 4.2a.]
Gender and race/ethnicity 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-
lants
Total 1,849,548 398,656 324,990 254,345 67,887 185,236 71,255 292,250 169,489 981 8,039 4,361 2,057 2,807 1,372 65,823
Gender                                
Male 68.1 74.9 73.7 68.3 53.7 58.3 65.0 73.4 53.8 64.2 46.9 44.2 71.9 68.6 64.1 59.9
Female 31.9 25.1 26.3 31.7 46.3 41.7 35.0 26.6 46.2 35.8 53.1 55.8 28.1 31.4 35.9 40.1
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 1,849,060 398,564 324,936 254,316 67,875 185,204 71,240 292,145 169,473 981 8,039 4,360 2,057 2,806 1,372 65,692
Race/ethnicity                                
White (non-Hispanic) 59.3 69.2 59.7 50.4 88.6 38.4 52.2 52.4 71.4 61.6 84.7 81.8 68.2 18.7 66.1 65.1
Black (non-Hispanic) 22.1 12.2 24.6 23.1 4.4 51.9 27.6 29.3 2.6 16.6 5.2 7.0 16.5 51.9 8.1 14.6
Hispanic origin 13.7 12.7 10.6 23.5 3.6 7.5 16.7 13.4 17.5 16.8 7.3 8.0 9.5 22.7 17.5 14.4
Mexican 5.4 6.8 3.4 4.9 1.0 2.2 6.4 6.0 12.6 8.6 1.7 3.7 2.7 10.3 11.9 0.9
Puerto Rican 4.0 1.8 3.7 13.4 1.0 2.6 5.3 3.1 0.4 1.9 3.3 1.5 1.8 6.5 1.3 1.9
Cuban 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.9 0.3 0.6 0.8 0.4 0.2 0.5 0.5 0.3 0.8 1.1 0.1 0.5
Other/not specified 3.8 3.7 3.0 4.3 1.2 2.0 4.3 3.9 4.3 5.8 1.7 2.4 4.3 4.8 4.3 11.1
Other 4.9 5.9 5.1 3.0 3.4 2.3 3.6 5.0 8.5 5.0 2.8 3.3 5.8 6.7 8.3 5.9
American Indian 2.1 3.3 2.8 0.5 1.5 0.6 1.2 1.7 2.3 2.1 0.9 1.2 1.6 1.3 5.2 3.6
Asian/Pacific Islander 1.1 1.0 0.8 0.5 0.8 0.5 0.6 1.3 3.3 1.3 0.6 0.6 1.8 0.9 1.1 0.7
Alaska Native 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 *
Other 1.7 1.5 1.4 1.8 1.0 1.1 1.8 2.0 2.7 1.3 1.2 1.3 2.4 4.3 1.8 1.5
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 1,828,454 393,138 321,221 252,693 66,990 183,456 70,580 288,449 168,226 972 7,918 4,271 1,927 2,751 1,357 64,505
* Less than 0.05 percent.
SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS). Data received through 10.3.06.

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