Table 3.2b
Admissions by primary substance of abuse, according to age at admission: TEDS 2005
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
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-lants
Total 1,849,548 21.6 17.6 13.8 3.7 10.0 3.9 15.8 9.2 0.1 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.1 3.6 100.0
Age at admission                                  
Under 15 years 27,926 6.9 8.0 0.3 0.4 0.5 0.7 56.5 3.3 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.1 * 0.9 21.9 100.0
15 to 19 years 193,884 8.5 13.4 3.9 1.8 1.7 2.6 55.1 8.2 0.1 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.1 0.2 3.6 100.0
15 to 17 years 118,862 6.6 12.1 1.0 0.9 0.9 1.9 65.0 6.6 0.1 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.1 0.2 3.8 100.0
18 to 19 years 75,022 11.5 15.5 8.5 3.2 3.1 3.6 39.2 10.7 0.1 0.4 0.2 0.3 0.1 0.1 3.3 100.0
20 to 24 years 263,049 14.3 15.9 13.6 5.2 4.5 3.8 24.6 13.5 * 0.5 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.1 3.4 100.0
25 to 29 years 243,077 15.8 16.1 15.2 5.4 7.5 4.7 16.7 14.0 0.1 0.5 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.1 3.5 100.0
30 to 34 years 218,579 18.3 17.4 15.2 4.4 12.2 4.9 10.5 12.5 * 0.5 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.1 3.5 100.0
35 to 39 years 250,745 20.6 20.1 15.8 3.2 15.9 4.6 6.6 9.4 * 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 3.0 100.0
40 to 44 years 268,017 25.9 21.4 14.7 2.8 15.8 4.2 4.7 6.8 0.1 0.4 0.2 * 0.1 * 2.9 100.0
45 to 49 years 198,056 31.0 20.6 15.9 3.2 13.6 3.4 3.7 4.9 * 0.4 0.3 * 0.1 0.1 2.8 100.0
50 to 54 years 108,453 38.0 17.7 18.2 3.4 10.2 2.6 2.9 2.8 0.1 0.5 0.2 * * * 3.2 100.0
55 to 59 years 46,645 47.7 14.6 15.9 3.2 7.6 2.1 2.3 1.9 0.1 0.5 0.3 * * 0.1 3.8 100.0
60 to 64 years 17,910 60.8 10.7 11.3 2.5 5.2 1.5 1.4 1.0 0.1 0.6 0.4 * * * 4.4 100.0
65 years and over 11,344 66.9 9.0 8.0 2.5 3.3 1.1 1.0 0.8 * 0.6 1.3 - - * * 5.5 100.0
* 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 10.3.06.

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