Table 2.1b
Admissions aged 12 and older by gender and age at admission, according to primary substance of abuse: TEDS 2008
Row percent distribution
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions.]
Gender and age at admission No. of
admis-
sions
Primary substance at admission Total
Alcohol Opiates Cocaine Mari-
juana/
hashish
Metham-
phetamine/
amphet-
amine
Tran-
quil-
izers
Seda-
tives
Hallu-
cino-
gens
PCP Inhal-
ants
Other/
none
speci-
fied
Alcohol
only
Secon-
dary
drug
Heroin Other
opiates
Smoked
cocaine
Other
route
Total  1,893,640  23.1  18.3  14.1   5.9   8.1   3.2  17.0   6.4   0.6   0.2   0.1   0.2   0.1   2.7 100.0
Gender              
Male 1,286,470  24.9  19.6  14.1   4.6   6.7   3.1  18.4   5.2   0.4   0.1   0.1   0.2   0.1   2.4 100.0
Female   606,783  19.2  15.6  14.1   8.5  11.0   3.5  13.9   9.0   0.9   0.4   0.1   0.2   0.1   3.4 100.0
Age at admission              
12 to 14 years    23,768  10.8  10.0   0.2   0.8   0.1   0.6  63.0   1.0   0.3   0.3   0.1      *   0.8  12.0 100.0
15 to 17 years   117,915   7.0  12.4   1.0   1.7   0.5   1.3  68.8   2.1   0.4   0.2   0.3      *   0.2   3.9 100.0
18 to 19 years    76,820  12.9  15.7   9.1   5.9   2.0   2.6  43.2   4.4   0.7   0.2   0.2   0.1   0.1   2.8 100.0
20 to 24 years   273,146  15.5  16.4  15.8   9.0   3.3   3.1  25.7   7.3   0.7   0.3   0.2   0.3   0.1   2.5 100.0
25 to 29 years   279,600  16.9  17.1  16.3   9.5   5.4   3.9  17.4   9.4   0.7   0.3   0.1   0.4   0.1   2.6 100.0
30 to 34 years   213,462  20.1  18.1  15.4   7.7   8.1   4.3  12.8   9.6   0.7   0.2   0.1   0.3      *   2.6 100.0
35 to 39 years   220,751  23.4  20.1  15.2   5.2  12.1   4.0   8.1   8.4   0.6   0.2      *   0.2      *   2.4 100.0
40 to 44 years   238,403  27.0  22.1  15.2   3.8  13.9   3.6   5.3   6.1   0.5   0.2      *   0.1      *   2.3 100.0
45 to 49 years   218,564  32.2  22.2  14.2   3.5  12.9   3.1   4.1   4.6   0.5   0.2      *   0.1      *   2.4 100.0
50 to 54 years   134,670  37.0  19.8  16.4   3.9  10.7   2.5   3.2   3.1   0.6   0.2      *   0.1      *   2.5 100.0
55 to 59 years    61,942  43.9  16.9  17.2   3.9   8.0   1.9   2.7   1.9   0.7   0.3      *      *      *   2.6 100.0
60 to 64 years    22,324  54.4  13.1  14.0   3.4   6.5   1.5   1.9   1.3   0.6   0.3      *      *      *   3.0 100.0
65 years and over    12,275  65.9   8.4   8.8   2.6   3.8   1.1   1.7   0.6   0.6   1.3      *      *      *   5.1 100.0
* Less than 0.05 percent.
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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