Table 1.3a
Admissions aged 12 and older by gender and age at admission: TEDS 1998-2008
Number and average age at admission
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions (excl. Puerto Rico).]
Gender and age at admission 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Total  1,704,606 1,715,336 1,750,426 1,767,430 1,885,044 1,857,589 1,815,977 1,884,210 1,918,256 1,866,737 1,890,547
Gender
Male 1,198,766 1,208,724 1,224,487 1,233,312 1,316,481 1,283,893 1,243,291 1,285,535 1,307,926 1,258,956 1,283,657
Female   500,712   504,806   522,515   531,913   568,040   573,306   571,973   598,189   609,911   607,245   606,503
No. of admissions  1,699,478 1,713,530 1,747,002 1,765,225 1,884,521 1,857,199 1,815,264 1,883,724 1,917,837 1,866,201 1,890,160
Age at admission
12 to 17 years   139,129   137,596   137,863   145,385   157,748   156,999   147,155   144,592   144,498   140,261   141,645
18 to 19 years    68,513    69,627    72,863    73,460    77,586    76,452    75,963    77,344    76,402    75,149    76,748
20 to 24 years   176,995   188,581   204,846   221,426   245,613   249,291   255,889   270,814   272,117   265,611   272,802
25 to 29 years   226,010   213,835   206,779   201,480   213,889   216,300   225,372   249,628   266,120   268,812   279,064
30 to 34 years   291,287   274,559   266,377   257,679   259,309   244,370   227,056   223,716   216,365   208,511   213,008
35 to 39 years   315,770   314,697   313,288   301,983   304,696   281,832   258,753   256,113   251,838   232,497   220,381
40 to 44 years   233,984   244,952   257,214   262,409   281,654   279,734   269,934   273,664   269,977   248,457   238,017
45 to 49 years   135,198   144,957   155,927   163,565   185,610   188,088   187,603   201,772   215,573   213,742   218,230
50 to 54 years    62,013    68,581    75,126    80,679    92,176    95,735    98,925   110,003   120,395   125,044   134,412
55 to 59 years    30,383    32,101    33,536    33,272    39,213    41,027    41,938    47,106    54,229    56,006    61,778
60 to 64 years    13,713    14,198    14,770    15,073    16,412    16,631    16,570    18,060    19,046    20,777    22,246
65 years and older    11,611    11,652    11,837    11,019    11,138    11,130    10,819    11,398    11,696    11,870    12,216
No. of admissions  1,704,606 1,715,336 1,750,426 1,767,430 1,885,044 1,857,589 1,815,977 1,884,210 1,918,256 1,866,737 1,890,547
Average age at admission 33.5 yrs 33.8 yrs 33.9 yrs 33.8 yrs 33.9 yrs 34.0 yrs 34.0 yrs 34.1 yrs 34.3 yrs 34.4 yrs 34.4 yrs
SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS). Data received through 8.31.09.

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