Table 3.1b
Admissions by primary substance of abuse, according to gender and race/ethnicity: TEDS 2006
Row percent distribution
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions. See Table 4.2a.]
Gender and race/ethnicity 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 1,800,717 21.9 17.8 13.7 4.2 9.9 4.0 16.1 8.6 * 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.1 2.9 100.0
Gender                  
Male 1,228,493 23.9 19.2 13.7 3.3 8.5 3.8 17.4 6.9 * 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 2.6 100.0
Female 571,748 17.5 14.7 13.6 6.0 13.0 4.4 13.3 12.4 0.1 0.8 0.4 0.1 0.1 0.1 3.5 100.0
Race/ethnicity                  
White (non-Hispanic) 1,063,878 25.5 18.0 11.9 6.2 6.8 3.6 14.0 9.8 * 0.6 0.3 0.1 * 0.1 3.1 100.0
Black (non-Hispanic) 381,426 11.6 19.8 13.9 0.8 22.7 4.6 22.2 1.3 * 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.4 * 2.4 100.0
Hispanic origin 249,903 19.9 13.8 23.2 1.2 5.6 5.1 15.8 12.0 * 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 2.6 100.0
Mexican 103,144 25.4 10.9 12.8 1.0 4.3 4.7 17.9 21.8 0.1 0.1 0.2 * 0.3 0.1 0.4 100.0
Puerto Rican 68,676 8.7 16.1 45.1 1.1 7.0 5.8 13.1 0.9 * 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.3 * 1.5 100.0
Cuban 7,861 18.2 16.7 28.0 3.3 9.9 6.4 10.3 2.7 * 0.5 0.4 0.1 0.2 0.1 3.2 100.0
Other/not specified 70,222 22.9 15.5 16.5 1.5 5.8 5.0 16.1 9.4 * 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 6.7 100.0
Other 95,155 27.5 18.4 7.9 2.6 5.2 2.6 16.4 16.2 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 2.5 100.0
Alaska Native 1,637 30.1 17.2 15.8 5.5 6.2 3.8 11.5 8.6 - - 0.4 0.2 0.1 - - - - 0.7 100.0
American Indian 38,992 39.4 24.2 3.2 2.8 3.2 1.5 12.5 9.8 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 * 0.2 2.8 100.0
Asian/Pacific Islander 18,111 19.7 13.1 6.4 2.3 6.0 2.6 19.8 27.4 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 * 2.1 100.0
Other 36,415 18.5 14.8 13.4 2.5 6.8 3.7 19.2 17.9 0.1 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.1 2.4 100.0
* 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 10.9.07.

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