Table 6.2b
Detoxification admissions by primary substance of abuse, according to age at admission: 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 No. of
detox-
ification
admis-
sions
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 382,603 31.7 19.3 25.5 5.4 8.5 2.0 1.7 3.4 0.1 0.6 0.2 * * * 1.3 100.0
Age at admission                  
Under 15 years 137 20.4 15.3 2.2 2.2 0.7 1.5 46.7 2.9 0.7 1.5 - - - - - - 1.5 4.4 100.0
15 to 19 years 9,575 22.5 10.7 28.7 8.6 3.9 3.9 12.1 6.4 * 1.0 0.4 0.2 * 0.1 1.5 100.0
15 to 17 years 1,383 18.1 14.5 12.2 5.1 1.2 4.3 35.2 6.6 - - 0.7 0.2 0.4 - - 0.4 1.2 100.0
18 to 19 years 8,192 23.3 10.0 31.4 9.2 4.3 3.8 8.2 6.4 * 1.0 0.4 0.2 * 0.1 1.5 100.0
20 to 24 years 41,051 20.0 10.4 37.5 11.1 4.9 2.7 3.9 6.2 0.1 0.9 0.3 0.1 0.1 * 1.8 100.0
25 to 29 years 44,978 18.7 13.9 35.8 9.5 7.1 2.9 2.6 6.4 0.1 0.9 0.3 * 0.1 0.1 1.8 100.0
30 to 34 years 42,324 22.8 17.6 30.4 6.6 10.0 2.7 1.8 5.3 * 0.7 0.3 * 0.1 * 1.6 100.0
35 to 39 years 58,210 26.0 23.6 25.6 4.2 11.6 2.2 1.2 3.5 * 0.6 0.2 * 0.1 * 1.2 100.0
40 to 44 years 68,832 33.1 25.3 20.7 3.2 11.3 1.7 0.9 2.1 * 0.5 0.2 * * * 1.0 100.0
45 to 49 years 58,487 40.2 23.2 19.4 3.1 9.1 1.2 0.6 1.3 0.1 0.5 0.1 * * * 1.1 100.0
50 to 54 years 34,626 48.2 19.4 18.8 3.3 6.1 1.1 0.4 0.7 0.1 0.6 0.2 * * * 1.2 100.0
55 to 59 years 15,672 56.7 15.1 17.3 3.1 4.2 0.6 0.3 0.6 0.1 0.6 0.2 * * * 1.1 100.0
60 to 64 years 5,475 67.3 12.9 11.4 2.6 3.2 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.5 0.2 - - - - * 0.9 100.0
65 years and over 3,050 68.3 15.9 8.4 3.0 1.9 0.5 0.1 0.2 - - 0.5 0.3 - - - - * 0.9 100.0
* 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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