Table 6.1a
Detoxification 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 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 409,731 128,084 75,294 104,494 20,220 36,273 8,244 8,628 17,344 221 2,665 890 154 165 329 6,726
Gender                                
Male 74.7 80.6 79.4 73.1 58.9 68.7 71.4 73.0 58.9 83.7 55.1 52.8 73.4 72.7 67.5 69.6
Female 25.3 19.4 20.6 26.9 41.1 31.3 28.6 27.0 41.1 16.3 44.9 47.2 26.6 27.3 32.5 30.4
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 409,692 128,074 75,289 104,485 20,217 36,272 8,243 8,627 17,344 221 2,665 889 154 165 329 6,718
Race/ethnicity                                
White (non-Hispanic) 55.8 62.8 44.3 51.2 88.2 35.4 52.1 56.7 77.8 58.6 80.4 77.9 70.6 29.1 72.9 68.5
Black (non-Hispanic) 23.0 12.7 39.0 19.9 4.5 55.4 29.8 28.8 3.2 10.0 5.7 7.9 13.1 51.5 6.4 12.8
Hispanic origin 16.5 16.5 13.5 25.9 4.5 7.0 15.3 10.1 12.2 26.8 11.1 11.5 9.8 12.1 14.9 14.9
Mexican 5.9 10.6 2.0 5.7 1.4 1.9 4.3 3.2 8.9 21.8 1.9 5.9 3.3 4.8 11.6 1.3
Puerto Rican 6.6 2.5 7.8 14.4 1.5 2.9 7.6 3.0 0.4 0.5 6.6 3.1 2.6 5.5 1.2 5.4
Cuban 0.7 0.6 0.7 0.9 0.4 0.6 0.4 0.6 0.2 0.9 0.6 0.3 0.7 - - 0.3 2.2
Other/not specified 3.3 2.9 2.9 4.9 1.2 1.6 3.1 3.2 2.7 3.6 2.1 2.3 3.3 1.8 1.8 6.0
Other 4.7 8.0 3.2 3.1 2.8 2.2 2.9 4.4 6.8 4.5 2.9 2.7 6.5 7.3 5.8 3.8
Alaska Native 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.5 0.4 0.1 - - - - - - - -
American Indian 2.3 5.6 1.3 0.3 1.0 0.5 0.7 1.8 2.3 3.6 0.7 1.2 3.9 2.4 3.0 1.1
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.7 0.8 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.7 2.6 0.5 0.4 0.6 1.3 1.2 1.2 0.6
Other 1.5 1.5 1.3 2.0 0.9 1.1 1.5 1.6 1.9 - - 1.4 0.8 1.3 3.6 1.5 2.0
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 405,635 126,203 74,929 103,859 20,049 35,909 8,179 8,559 17,214 220 2,647 885 153 165 328 6,336
- - 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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