Table 3.4
Admissions aged 12-17 by marijuana involvement and treatment referral source: TEDS 1998-2008
Percent distribution
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions.]
Marijuana involvement1 and treatment referral source 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Total admissions aged 12-17 139,129 137,596 137,863 145,385 157,748 156,999 147,158 144,592 144,501 140,262 141,683
Marijuana-involved admissions  76.2  77.2  77.7  76.9  76.4  76.0  75.6  77.4  77.0  76.8  79.0
Criminal justice referral  38.1  40.8  40.8  41.6  42.0  41.5  40.4  41.8  41.2  39.3  40.5
Both alcohol and marijuana  27.1  28.5  27.2  26.7  25.7  24.5  23.0  23.2  23.1  22.0  22.1
Primary marijuana, no alcohol  11.0  12.3  13.6  14.8  16.2  17.0  17.4  18.6  18.1  17.3  18.4
Other referral source  38.0  36.3  36.9  35.3  34.4  34.5  35.2  35.6  35.8  37.5  38.5
Both alcohol and marijuana  27.2  25.6  25.0  23.0  21.9  21.2  21.3  20.9  21.0  22.0  22.0
Primary marijuana, no alcohol  10.8  10.7  11.9  12.3  12.5  13.3  14.0  14.7  14.8  15.5  16.5
All other admissions  23.8  22.8  22.3  23.1  23.6  24.0  24.4  22.6  23.0  23.2  21.0
Criminal justice referral  10.6  10.5   9.9  10.3  11.4  10.9  10.0   9.8   9.5   9.2   7.7
Primary alcohol, no marijuana    5.0   4.8   4.5   4.1   3.9   3.7   3.6   3.5   3.8   4.0   3.4
Other drugs and drug combinations   4.0   4.0   4.0   4.2   4.2   4.2   5.0   5.1   4.3   3.7   2.9
No substance reported   1.6   1.6   1.4   1.9   3.3   3.0   1.4   1.1   1.3   1.6   1.4
Other referral source  13.3  12.4  12.4  12.8  12.3  13.0  14.4  12.8  13.6  14.0  13.3
Primary alcohol, no marijuana    4.3   4.1   4.1   4.1   3.7   3.8   4.3   4.2   4.8   5.2   5.2
Other drugs and drug combinations   6.3   5.9   5.7   5.7   5.1   5.8   7.3   7.1   6.7   6.3   5.8
No substance reported   2.7   2.3   2.7   2.9   3.6   3.5   2.8   1.5   2.1   2.5   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
No. of admissions 129,043 131,996 133,538 140,778 152,851 151,527 142,864 140,247 141,572 138,196 139,255
1 Admissions reporting marijuana as a primary, secondary, or tertiary substance were considered to be marijuana-involved.
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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