Table 6.2b
Detoxification 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 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-lants
Total 409,493 31.3 18.4 25.5 4.9 8.9 2.0 2.1 4.2 0.1 0.7 0.2 * * 0.1 1.6 100.0
Age at admission                                  
Under 15 years 573 9.1 8.2 0.9 1.0 1.6 0.9 53.4 10.6 - - 0.5 0.2 0.3 - - 0.9 12.4 100.0
15 to 19 years 12,114 17.2 9.5 25.4 6.5 3.9 3.2 19.9 11.1 * 0.7 0.3 0.3 0.1 0.1 1.9 100.0
15 to 17 years 3,230 8.5 11.5 7.3 2.8 2.3 2.9 49.3 12.0 * 0.7 0.1 0.4 - - 0.2 2.0 100.0
18 to 19 years 8,884 20.3 8.7 32.0 7.9 4.5 3.3 9.2 10.8 * 0.7 0.3 0.3 0.1 0.1 1.9 100.0
20 to 24 years 41,813 18.6 10.1 37.0 9.9 5.1 2.6 4.4 8.7 0.1 0.8 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 2.2 100.0
25 to 29 years 45,540 18.1 12.8 35.9 8.5 7.5 2.9 2.7 8.2 * 0.9 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.1 2.1 100.0
30 to 34 years 48,401 21.6 17.8 30.0 5.8 10.8 2.7 2.0 6.4 * 0.7 0.3 * * 0.1 2.0 100.0
35 to 39 years 65,008 25.7 22.9 25.7 3.8 12.3 2.1 1.2 3.8 * 0.6 0.2 * * 0.1 1.5 100.0
40 to 44 years 76,442 33.9 23.5 21.1 3.1 11.3 1.8 0.7 2.2 0.1 0.5 0.2 * * 0.1 1.4 100.0
45 to 49 years 60,020 40.4 22.0 19.7 3.3 8.8 1.4 0.5 1.5 0.1 0.6 0.2 * * 0.1 1.3 100.0
50 to 54 years 35,064 49.1 17.1 19.9 3.1 6.2 1.0 0.4 0.8 0.1 0.7 0.2 * * 0.1 1.3 100.0
55 to 59 years 15,184 57.5 14.6 16.5 3.1 4.3 0.7 0.3 0.5 0.1 0.6 0.2 * * 0.1 1.5 100.0
60 to 64 years 6,022 71.5 10.2 10.2 1.8 2.9 0.6 0.1 0.3 0.1 0.7 0.2 * * 0.1 1.1 100.0
65 years and over 3,312 69.2 13.1 9.1 3.1 2.2 1.0 * 0.1 0.1 0.4 0.3 - - - - 0.1 1.2 100.0
* 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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