Table 1.4
Admissions aged 12 and older by race/ethnicity: TEDS 1998-2008 and U.S. population aged 12 and older 2008
Number and percent distribution
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions (excl. Puerto Rico).]
Race/ethnicity 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008   U.S. pop.
2008
(000s)1
Number  
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  
White (non-Hispanic) 1,000,795 1,005,135 1,009,585 1,029,321 1,094,208 1,080,658 1,077,090 1,101,653 1,128,856 1,109,607 1,108,789 167,513
Black (non-Hispanic)   418,094   412,171   434,600   431,605   454,520   442,784   410,983   417,329   418,807   382,267   388,363  28,093
Hispanic origin   190,886   202,994   210,699   214,328   240,191   236,752   230,424   254,300   262,053   254,045   254,036  33,718
Mexican    73,131    79,162    80,304    80,766    97,661    95,138    95,437   100,459   105,536   106,744   106,232    n/a
Puerto Rican    72,081    76,465    78,576    82,569    81,935    76,494    69,367    74,135    73,339    65,844    70,005    n/a
Cuban     3,934     4,436     4,633     4,197     5,449     7,069     5,553     9,466     8,158     3,710     3,629    n/a
Other/not specified    41,740    42,931    47,186    46,796    55,146    58,051    60,067    70,240    75,020    77,747    74,170    n/a
Other    71,998    76,760    79,748    77,257    82,491    83,832    85,503    89,649    98,502   101,727   103,638  17,288
American Indian/Alaska Native2    40,303    39,874    37,563    37,530    39,274    35,503    35,906    38,877    41,641    42,397    42,199   1,792
Asian/Pacific Islander    11,485    13,565    14,619    14,083    16,427    17,716    16,087    19,016    18,443    17,595    18,325  11,322
Other    20,210    23,321    27,566    25,644    26,790    30,613    33,510    31,756    38,418    41,735    43,114   4,174
No. of admissions  1,681,773 1,697,060 1,734,632 1,752,511 1,871,410 1,844,026 1,804,000 1,862,931 1,908,218 1,847,646 1,854,826   246,613
Percent distribution    
White (non-Hispanic)  59.5  59.2  58.2  58.7  58.5  58.6  59.7  59.1  59.2  60.1  59.8  67.9
Black (non-Hispanic)  24.9  24.3  25.1  24.6  24.3  24.0  22.8  22.4  21.9  20.7  20.9  11.4
Hispanic origin  11.4  12.0  12.1  12.2  12.8  12.8  12.8  13.7  13.7  13.7  13.7  13.7
Mexican   4.3   4.7   4.6   4.6   5.2   5.2   5.3   5.4   5.5   5.8   5.7    n/a
Puerto Rican   4.3   4.5   4.5   4.7   4.4   4.1   3.8   4.0   3.8   3.6   3.8    n/a
Cuban   0.2   0.3   0.3   0.2   0.3   0.4   0.3   0.5   0.4   0.2   0.2    n/a
Other/not specified   2.5   2.5   2.7   2.7   2.9   3.1   3.3   3.8   3.9   4.2   4.0    n/a
Other   4.3   4.5   4.6   4.4   4.4   4.5   4.7   4.8   5.2   5.5   5.6   7.0
American Indian/Alaska Native2   2.4   2.3   2.2   2.1   2.1   1.9   2.0   2.1   2.2   2.3   2.3   0.7
Asian/Pacific Islander   0.7   0.8   0.8   0.8   0.9   1.0   0.9   1.0   1.0   1.0   1.0   4.6
Other   1.2   1.4   1.6   1.5   1.4   1.7   1.9   1.7   2.0   2.3   2.3   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
1  Resident population aged 12 and older; excludes Alaska and Georgia, which did not report TEDS data for 2008.
2  Alaska did not report TEDS data for 2004-2008.
SOURCE: 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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