Table 3.2b
Admissions by primary substance of abuse, according to age at admission: TEDS 2006
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 1,800,717 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
Age at admission                  
Under 15 years 23,713 8.6 9.3 0.3 0.4 0.5 0.9 61.2 2.5 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.1 * 0.9 14.3 100.0
15 to 19 years 187,534 9.4 13.9 3.8 2.0 1.8 2.9 55.7 6.1 0.1 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.2 3.3 100.0
15 to 17 years 114,836 7.4 12.7 1.0 1.0 1.0 2.2 65.5 4.6 0.1 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.2 3.5 100.0
18 to 19 years 72,698 12.5 15.8 8.2 3.6 3.1 4.0 40.3 8.3 0.1 0.5 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 3.0 100.0
20 to 24 years 258,562 14.8 16.0 13.8 6.0 4.7 4.1 24.7 11.8 * 0.5 0.2 0.1 0.2 * 2.9 100.0
25 to 29 years 251,727 16.1 16.3 15.1 6.3 7.2 4.9 16.6 13.1 * 0.5 0.2 0.1 0.3 * 3.0 100.0
30 to 34 years 203,169 18.8 17.4 14.9 5.1 11.1 5.1 11.4 12.2 * 0.5 0.2 0.1 0.2 * 2.9 100.0
35 to 39 years 234,773 21.1 19.8 15.5 3.7 15.3 4.6 7.1 9.6 * 0.4 0.2 * 0.1 * 2.6 100.0
40 to 44 years 250,491 25.5 21.8 14.5 3.1 16.0 4.1 4.9 7.1 * 0.4 0.2 * 0.1 * 2.3 100.0
45 to 49 years 199,295 30.9 20.9 15.4 3.3 14.2 3.4 3.8 5.1 * 0.4 0.2 * 0.1 * 2.3 100.0
50 to 54 years 111,058 37.4 18.3 17.5 3.5 10.8 2.8 3.0 3.3 * 0.5 0.2 * * * 2.5 100.0
55 to 59 years 49,664 46.2 15.0 17.1 3.2 8.2 2.2 2.4 2.1 * 0.5 0.2 * * * 2.8 100.0
60 to 64 years 17,594 57.6 12.3 12.3 2.8 6.2 1.7 1.8 1.4 * 0.5 0.4 * * * 3.1 100.0
65 years and over 10,774 66.8 10.0 9.0 2.3 3.9 1.0 1.2 0.8 * 0.5 1.2 * * * 3.2 100.0
* Less than 0.05 percent.
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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