Table 5.3b
Admissions aged 12-17 by primary substance of abuse, according to age at admission and source of referral to treatment: 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 and source of referral to treatment 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
Age at admission              
12 years 1,527 14.1 7.5 0.1 0.3 0.2 0.4 49.1 1.1 1.0 0.3 0.2 0.1 - - 2.4 23.1 100.0
13 years 5,468 11.4 9.5 0.2 0.4 0.7 0.5 62.1 2.0 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.1 - - 1.2 11.4 100.0
14 years 14,829 7.5 10.5 0.2 0.4 0.5 0.9 68.8 3.1 0.1 0.3 0.3 0.1 * 0.6 6.6 100.0
15 years 29,880 6.6 11.3 0.3 0.6 0.7 1.4 69.8 3.8 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2 * 0.3 4.3 100.0
16 years 42,415 7.0 12.2 0.7 0.9 0.9 2.1 67.4 4.4 0.1 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.2 3.5 100.0
17 years 42,541 8.4 14.3 1.7 1.4 1.3 2.8 60.6 5.5 0.1 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 3.0 100.0
Source of referral to treatment              
Criminal justice/DUI 67,437 6.9 11.9 0.4 0.5 0.7 1.5 70.2 4.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.2 2.9 100.0
Self- or individual 22,031 8.0 13.3 1.7 1.8 1.2 2.9 58.9 4.9 0.1 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.5 5.8 100.0
School (educational) 15,127 12.9 11.7 0.2 0.6 0.3 0.9 59.8 2.3 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.2 * 0.3 10.0 100.0
Alcohol/drug abuse
care provider
8,647 5.4 13.6 2.4 1.7 1.8 4.0 62.9 4.7 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.5 1.6 100.0
Other health care provider 6,176 7.9 14.6 1.5 1.7 1.2 3.1 60.1 3.7 0.1 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.1 0.7 4.2 100.0
Employer/EAP 136 6.6 14.0 4.4 1.5 - - 2.2 64.7 2.2 - - 0.7 0.7 - - - - - - 2.9 100.0
Other community referral 13,941 6.6 11.8 0.7 0.9 1.2 2.1 65.6 6.4 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.5 3.6 100.0
* 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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