Table 5.3a
Admissions aged 12-17 by primary substance of abuse, according to age at admission and source of referral to treatment: TEDS 2006
Column percent distribution
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions. See Table 4.2a.]
Age at admission and source of referral to treatment All admis-
sions
aged
12-17
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 admissions aged 12-17 136,660 10,461 16,812 1,134 1,237 1,232 2,685 89,576 5,919 152 346 289 290 88 432 6,007
Age at admission                
12 years 1.1 2.1 0.7 0.2 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.8 0.3 9.9 1.4 1.0 0.3 - - 8.6 5.9
13 years 4.0 6.0 3.1 0.8 1.6 2.9 1.1 3.8 1.8 9.9 2.3 4.2 2.1 - - 14.8 10.4
14 years 10.9 10.6 9.2 2.6 5.3 6.3 5.2 11.4 7.8 12.5 11.6 13.8 7.6 5.7 21.8 16.2
15 years 21.9 18.9 20.1 8.8 15.0 16.7 16.1 23.3 19.3 18.4 18.2 23.2 22.8 15.9 21.1 21.3
16 years 31.0 28.3 30.7 25.4 29.4 30.0 33.1 31.9 31.4 20.4 31.8 31.1 36.6 34.1 19.7 24.8
17 years 31.1 34.1 36.2 62.3 48.3 43.8 44.3 28.8 39.4 28.9 34.7 26.6 30.7 44.3 14.1 21.5
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 136,660 10,461 16,812 1,134 1,237 1,232 2,685 89,576 5,919 152 346 289 290 88 432 6,007
Source of referral to treatment                
Criminal justice/DUI 50.5 45.2 48.8 25.7 27.7 41.8 39.0 54.0 48.2 23.3 41.7 38.6 45.7 43.0 30.0 34.8
Self- or individual 16.5 17.2 17.8 34.3 33.3 21.4 24.3 14.8 19.0 17.1 24.8 19.3 18.5 19.8 24.4 22.7
School (educational) 11.3 19.1 10.8 3.2 7.9 3.9 5.0 10.3 6.1 28.1 7.3 16.8 8.3 5.8 9.4 26.7
Alcohol/drug abuse
care provider
6.5 4.6 7.1 18.7 12.5 12.9 13.2 6.2 7.1 21.9 8.8 8.6 8.3 18.6 10.3 2.4
Other health care provider 4.6 4.8 5.5 8.5 8.5 6.4 7.4 4.2 4.0 4.1 9.7 9.3 7.2 4.7 9.9 4.6
Employer/EAP 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.5 0.2 - - 0.1 0.1 0.1 - - 0.3 0.4 - - - - - - 0.1
Other community referral 10.4 9.0 10.0 9.1 10.0 13.6 11.0 10.4 15.6 5.5 7.6 7.1 12.0 8.1 16.0 8.8
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 133,495 10,222 16,472 1,102 1,207 1,190 2,606 87,726 5,743 146 331 280 276 86 426 5,682
- - 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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