Table 2.2
Admissions aged 12 and older by race/ethnicity, according to primary substance of abuse: TEDS 2008
Column and row percent distribution
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions.]
Race/ethnicity All admis-
sions
Primary substance at admission
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  1,893,640 437,204 347,058 267,335 111,251 152,819 61,152 321,648 121,485 11,234 4,416 1,709 3,853 1,224 51,252
Column percent distribution
White (non-Hispanic)  59.7  68.9  60.3  55.7  88.6  38.5  52.0  48.8  65.1  84.2  81.1  66.5  15.9  65.8  56.8
Black (non-Hispanic)  20.9  11.5  22.5  20.5   3.6  50.2  24.3  29.8   3.2   5.0   6.5  18.5  57.6   6.7  28.7
Hispanic origin  13.8  12.8  11.2  20.5   4.1   8.1  19.8  15.4  21.2   7.7   8.4   9.3  22.5  18.0  10.0
Mexican   5.7   6.3   3.8   4.7   1.6   2.5   7.5   7.2  15.9   1.1   5.5   3.4   8.6  10.9   1.6
Puerto Rican   3.9   2.0   3.6  11.6   0.9   2.7   6.2   3.4   0.4   3.9   0.8   1.8   8.1   1.3   1.2
Cuban   0.2   0.1   0.2   0.2   0.1   0.3   0.6   0.3   0.1   0.2   0.1   0.5   0.2      - -   0.2
Other/not specified   4.0   4.4   3.6   4.0   1.5   2.6   5.6   4.5   4.8   2.5   2.1   3.5   5.6   5.7   7.0
Other   5.6   6.7   6.0   3.3   3.7   3.2   3.9   6.0  10.5   3.1   3.9   5.7   4.0   9.5   4.5
American Indian/Alaska Native1   2.3   3.9   3.2   0.6   1.7   0.8   0.9   1.8   2.3   0.9   1.4   1.8   0.8   5.9   1.5
Asian/Pacific Islander   1.0   1.0   0.8   0.5   0.5   0.6   0.6   1.2   3.2   0.5   1.2   1.4   0.6   1.2   0.6
Other   2.3   1.9   2.0   2.2   1.4   1.7   2.3   3.0   5.0   1.7   1.3   2.5   2.6   2.4   2.3
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
No. of admissions  1,857,907 429,644 340,686 264,703 109,780 150,321 60,445 314,652 121,160 11,092 4,370 1,685 3,812 1,186 44,371
Row percent distribution
All admissions 1,857,907  23.1  18.3  14.2   5.9   8.1   3.3  16.9   6.5   0.6   0.2   0.1   0.2   0.1   2.4 100.0
White (non-Hispanic) 1,108,794  26.7  18.5  13.3   8.8   5.2   2.8  13.9   7.1   0.8   0.3   0.1   0.1   0.1   2.3 100.0
Black (non-Hispanic)   388,364  12.7  19.7  14.0   1.0  19.4   3.8  24.1   1.0   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.6      *   3.3 100.0
Hispanic origin   257,102  21.4  14.8  21.1   1.8   4.7   4.7  18.8  10.0   0.3   0.1   0.1   0.3   0.1   1.7 100.0
Mexican   106,233  25.6  12.2  11.8   1.7   3.6   4.2  21.3  18.1   0.1   0.2   0.1   0.3   0.1   0.7 100.0
Puerto Rican    73,045  11.6  16.9  42.0   1.4   5.6   5.1  14.8   0.7   0.6      *      *   0.4      *   0.7 100.0
Cuban     3,630  16.8  16.6  13.0   3.1  10.6   9.3  22.5   4.3   0.6   0.1   0.2   0.2      - -   2.5 100.0
Other/not specified    74,194  25.2  16.4  14.4   2.2   5.2   4.5  19.0   7.9   0.4   0.1   0.1   0.3   0.1   4.2 100.0
Other   103,647  27.9  19.6   8.4   3.9   4.6   2.3  18.2  12.3   0.3   0.2   0.1   0.1   0.1   1.9 100.0
American Indian/Alaska Native1    42,199  39.3  25.9   3.7   4.5   2.9   1.3  13.3   6.7   0.2   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.2   1.6 100.0
Asian/Pacific Islander    18,325  23.9  14.4   6.9   3.2   5.3   2.1  20.4  21.4   0.3   0.3   0.1   0.1   0.1   1.5 100.0
Other    43,123  18.6  15.6  13.7   3.7   6.0   3.2  22.1  13.9   0.4   0.1   0.1   0.2   0.1   2.3 100.0
1  Alaska did not report TEDS data for 2008.
*  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 8.31.09.

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