Table 3.1a
Admissions by primary substance of abuse, according to gender and race/ethnicity: TEDS 2006
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 1,800,717 393,810 320,222 245,984 74,750 178,475 71,660 289,988 155,643 843 8,011 3,866 1,510 2,777 1,034 52,144
Gender                
Male 68.2 74.6 73.7 68.3 53.8 58.4 65.0 73.8 54.2 59.8 46.4 42.7 72.7 71.1 67.0 61.3
Female 31.8 25.4 26.3 31.7 46.2 41.6 35.0 26.2 45.8 40.2 53.6 57.3 27.3 28.9 33.0 38.7
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 1,800,241 393,736 320,166 245,944 74,731 178,440 71,650 289,927 155,550 843 8,008 3,864 1,508 2,777 1,034 52,063
Race/ethnicity                
White (non-Hispanic) 59.4 69.3 60.0 51.7 88.3 40.5 53.9 51.5 67.5 57.6 85.9 81.5 65.8 16.3 65.3 65.0
Black (non-Hispanic) 21.3 11.3 23.7 21.6 4.2 48.8 24.8 29.3 3.2 21.8 5.0 6.9 18.4 57.9 6.5 17.7
Hispanic origin 14.0 12.7 10.8 23.7 4.1 7.9 17.9 13.7 19.3 12.7 6.4 8.3 9.4 22.2 17.2 12.7
Mexican 5.8 6.7 3.5 5.4 1.4 2.5 6.7 6.4 14.5 8.8 1.7 4.2 3.1 10.4 10.9 0.9
Puerto Rican 3.8 1.5 3.5 12.7 1.0 2.7 5.6 3.1 0.4 0.8 2.3 1.1 2.6 6.4 1.7 2.0
Cuban 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.9 0.3 0.4 0.7 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.5 0.8 0.5 0.5 0.9 0.5
Other/not specified 3.9 4.1 3.4 4.7 1.4 2.3 4.9 3.9 4.2 2.9 2.0 2.1 3.2 4.9 3.7 9.3
Other 5.3 6.7 5.5 3.1 3.4 2.8 3.4 5.4 10.0 7.8 2.7 3.3 6.4 3.6 10.9 4.6
Alaska Native 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 - - 0.1 0.1 0.1 - - - - *
American Indian 2.2 3.9 3.0 0.5 1.5 0.7 0.8 1.7 2.5 2.4 0.8 1.0 1.9 0.6 6.7 2.1
Asian/Pacific Islander 1.0 0.9 0.7 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.7 1.2 3.2 1.6 0.5 0.7 1.6 0.6 0.9 0.7
Other 2.0 1.7 1.7 2.0 1.2 1.4 1.9 2.4 4.2 3.8 1.3 1.6 2.7 2.4 3.3 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 1,790,362 391,202 318,635 245,033 74,325 177,813 71,309 288,393 154,916 833 7,977 3,830 1,494 2,758 1,023 50,821
* 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 10.9.07.

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