Table 6.2a
Detoxification admissions by primary substance of abuse, according to age at admission: TEDS 2006
Column percent distribution and average age at admission
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions. See Table 4.2a.]
Age at admission No. of
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
Age at admission                
Under 15 years * * * * * * * 1.0 * 0.5 0.1 - - - - - - 1.6 0.1
15 to 19 years 2.5 1.8 1.4 2.8 4.0 1.1 4.8 17.7 4.8 1.6 3.8 4.8 18.1 1.1 10.1 2.8
15 to 17 years 0.4 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.3 * 0.8 7.4 0.7 - - 0.4 0.4 4.8 - - 4.7 0.3
18 to 19 years 2.1 1.6 1.1 2.6 3.6 1.1 4.1 10.3 4.1 1.6 3.5 4.4 13.3 1.1 5.4 2.5
20 to 24 years 10.7 6.8 5.8 15.7 21.9 6.1 14.8 24.5 19.6 11.5 15.1 15.9 35.2 18.5 11.6 14.3
25 to 29 years 11.8 6.9 8.4 16.5 20.5 9.8 17.1 17.6 22.5 13.5 16.0 15.1 13.3 29.9 21.7 15.5
30 to 34 years 11.1 8.0 10.1 13.2 13.3 13.0 14.8 11.6 17.5 7.3 12.0 14.4 11.4 18.5 11.6 13.3
35 to 39 years 15.2 12.5 18.6 15.3 11.9 20.6 16.7 10.7 15.7 14.1 13.7 12.6 7.6 17.4 10.1 14.1
40 to 44 years 18.0 18.8 23.5 14.6 10.7 23.7 15.6 9.1 11.2 14.6 12.8 14.0 8.6 8.7 12.4 14.1
45 to 49 years 15.3 19.4 18.3 11.6 8.8 16.3 9.5 5.0 5.9 17.2 12.6 9.8 2.9 4.9 10.9 12.5
50 to 54 years 9.1 13.8 9.1 6.7 5.5 6.5 4.9 1.9 1.9 11.5 8.5 7.2 1.0 0.5 7.8 8.1
55 to 59 years 4.1 7.3 3.2 2.8 2.3 2.0 1.3 0.8 0.7 5.7 3.7 3.9 1.9 0.5 0.8 3.5
60 to 64 years 1.4 3.0 1.0 0.6 0.7 0.5 0.3 0.1 0.1 2.6 1.1 1.3 - - - - 0.8 1.0
65 years and over 0.8 1.7 0.7 0.3 0.4 0.2 0.2 * * - - 0.6 1.1 - - - - 0.8 0.6
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 382,417 121,320 73,971 97,691 20,790 32,631 7,631 6,543 12,872 192 2,457 820 105 184 129 5,081
Average age at admission 38 yrs 42 yrs 40 yrs 35 yrs 33 yrs 39 yrs 34 yrs 29 yrs 32 yrs 39 yrs 36 yrs 36 yrs 28 yrs 31 yrs 34 yrs 36 yrs
* 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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