Table 1.3b
Admissions aged 12 and older by gender and age at admission: TEDS 1998-2008 and U.S. population aged 12 and older 2008
Percent distribution
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions (excl. Puerto Rico).]
Gender and age at admission TEDS admissions U.S. pop. aged 12 and older1
1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008   2008
Gender
Male  70.5  70.5  70.1  69.9  69.9  69.1  68.5  68.2  68.2  67.5  67.9  49.0
Female  29.5  29.5  29.9  30.1  30.1  30.9  31.5  31.8  31.8  32.5  32.1  51.0
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
Age at admission
12 to 17 years   8.2   8.0   7.9   8.2   8.4   8.5   8.1   7.7   7.5   7.5   7.5   9.8
18 to 19 years   4.0   4.1   4.2   4.2   4.1   4.1   4.2   4.1   4.0   4.0   4.1   3.4
20 to 24 years  10.4  11.0  11.7  12.5  13.0  13.4  14.1  14.4  14.2  14.2  14.4   8.3
25 to 29 years  13.3  12.5  11.8  11.4  11.3  11.6  12.4  13.2  13.9  14.4  14.8   8.3
30 to 34 years  17.1  16.0  15.2  14.6  13.8  13.2  12.5  11.9  11.3  11.2  11.3   7.7
35 to 39 years  18.5  18.3  17.9  17.1  16.2  15.2  14.2  13.6  13.1  12.5  11.7   8.2
40 to 44 years  13.7  14.3  14.7  14.8  14.9  15.1  14.9  14.5  14.1  13.3  12.6   8.4
45 to 49 years   7.9   8.5   8.9   9.3   9.8  10.1  10.3  10.7  11.2  11.5  11.5   9.0
50 to 54 years   3.6   4.0   4.3   4.6   4.9   5.2   5.4   5.8   6.3   6.7   7.1   8.4
55 to 59 years   1.8   1.9   1.9   1.9   2.1   2.2   2.3   2.5   2.8   3.0   3.3   7.3
60 to 64 years   0.8   0.8   0.8   0.9   0.9   0.9   0.9   1.0   1.0   1.1   1.2   5.9
65 years and older   0.7   0.7   0.7   0.6   0.6   0.6   0.6   0.6   0.6   0.6   0.6  15.3
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
1  Excludes Alaska and Georgia, which did not report TEDS data for 2008.
n/a  Not available.
SOURCES: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS). Data received through 8.31.09.  U.S. population: U.S. Bureau of the Census. Annual State Resident Population Estimates for 6 Race Groups by Age, Sex, and Hispanic Origin: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2008 (SC-EST2008-ALLDATA6, rel. May 14, 2009).

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