Table 6.1a
Detoxification admissions by primary substance of abuse, according to gender and race/ethnicity: TEDS 2006
Column percent distribution
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions. See Table 4.2a.]
Gender and race/ethnicity All detox-
ification
admis-
sions
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 382,603 121,371 73,996 97,722 20,800 32,663 7,636 6,550 12,882 192 2,465 820 106 184 129 5,087
Gender                
Male 74.7 80.2 79.5 73.0 58.5 69.0 72.2 74.2 57.5 81.8 52.9 50.9 75.5 69.6 85.3 69.8
Female 25.3 19.8 20.5 27.0 41.5 31.0 27.8 25.8 42.5 18.2 47.1 49.1 24.5 30.4 14.7 30.2
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 382,564 121,363 73,992 97,709 20,798 32,659 7,635 6,549 12,881 192 2,464 820 106 184 129 5,083
Race/ethnicity                
White (non-Hispanic) 55.9 63.2 43.9 52.5 87.0 35.9 52.0 56.2 74.2 52.4 83.8 80.0 69.5 22.8 64.6 69.4
Black (non-Hispanic) 22.3 11.7 38.4 18.9 4.8 54.2 28.6 29.3 4.4 18.4 5.3 7.1 14.3 64.1 6.3 11.5
Hispanic origin 16.6 16.2 14.2 25.5 5.3 7.6 16.3 9.6 13.6 21.6 8.6 9.5 12.4 10.9 21.3 16.5
Mexican 6.1 10.3 2.1 6.2 2.0 2.2 4.5 3.0 10.5 20.0 1.5 4.2 1.9 5.4 11.0 1.2
Puerto Rican 6.2 2.1 7.6 13.1 1.4 3.2 7.8 4.0 0.4 0.5 4.4 1.6 2.9 4.3 2.4 7.0
Cuban 0.6 0.5 0.7 1.0 0.5 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.1 - - 0.8 1.6 1.9 - - 5.5 1.9
Other/not specified 3.7 3.3 3.9 5.3 1.4 2.0 3.8 2.4 2.6 1.1 2.0 2.2 5.7 1.1 2.4 6.4
Other 5.1 8.9 3.5 3.1 2.9 2.2 3.1 4.9 7.8 7.6 2.2 3.3 3.8 2.2 7.9 2.6
Alaska Native 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.2 * 0.3 0.1 * - - 0.2 0.2 - - - - - - - -
American Indian 2.6 6.3 1.5 0.4 1.1 0.5 0.7 2.7 2.1 4.9 0.7 1.1 2.9 0.5 3.1 0.5
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.6 0.7 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.6 2.6 1.1 0.2 0.6 1.0 - - 0.8 0.4
Other 1.7 1.7 1.4 2.2 1.2 1.1 1.5 1.5 3.1 1.6 1.1 1.3 - - 1.6 3.9 1.7
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 381,096 120,751 73,836 97,342 20,672 32,593 7,608 6,532 12,841 185 2,455 817 105 184 127 5,048
* 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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