Table 5.2b
Admissions aged 12-17 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 All admis-
sions
aged
12-17
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 136,660 7.7 12.3 0.8 0.9 0.9 2.0 65.5 4.3 0.1 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.3 4.4 100.0
Gender              
Male 94,945 6.4 10.8 0.6 0.8 0.7 1.5 71.9 2.5 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.3 3.9 100.0
Female 41,681 10.5 15.7 1.3 1.2 1.4 3.1 51.2 8.4 0.2 0.4 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.4 5.4 100.0
Race/ethnicity              
White (non-Hispanic) 73,486 8.5 14.1 1.2 1.5 1.1 2.6 61.0 4.1 0.1 0.4 0.2 0.3 * 0.4 4.5 100.0
Black (non-Hispanic) 26,049 3.7 5.3 0.1 0.1 0.4 0.4 81.3 0.5 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 7.4 100.0
Hispanic origin 25,072 8.5 10.8 0.6 0.3 0.8 2.2 66.3 7.9 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.4 1.5 100.0
Mexican 16,225 9.7 10.9 0.6 0.2 0.9 2.4 64.0 9.7 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.4 0.5 100.0
Puerto Rican 2,345 3.2 8.5 0.8 0.3 0.5 1.4 80.7 1.2 - - 0.1 * 0.2 0.2 0.1 2.7 100.0
Cuban 381 4.5 6.0 1.6 1.0 1.3 4.2 72.4 0.8 0.3 0.3 0.3 - - 0.5 - - 6.8 100.0
Other/not specified 6,121 7.5 11.7 0.5 0.5 0.7 1.9 66.7 6.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 * 0.3 3.5 100.0
Other 11,133 9.1 20.2 0.4 0.4 0.6 1.1 57.6 6.6 0.2 * 0.2 0.3 * 0.5 2.6 100.0
Alaska Native 98 13.3 17.3 - - 1.0 - - 2.0 53.1 10.2 - - - - - - 1.0 - - - - 2.0 100.0
American Indian 3,463 10.2 33.3 0.1 0.4 0.5 1.0 46.7 4.6 0.1 * 0.1 0.1 * 1.0 1.8 100.0
Asian/Pacific Islander 3,076 10.6 17.2 0.4 0.4 0.6 1.0 59.7 6.9 0.3 * 0.1 0.3 * 0.1 2.5 100.0
Other 4,496 7.2 12.3 0.6 0.5 0.8 1.3 64.7 7.9 0.2 0.1 0.3 0.3 0.1 0.4 3.2 100.0
* 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 10.9.07.

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