Table 4.1a
Admissions aged 12 and older by type of service, according to primary substance and age at admission: TEDS 2008
Column percent distribution
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions.]
Primary substance and age at admission All admis-
sions
Service type
Ambulatory Detoxification
(24-hour service)
Residential/Rehabilitation Medication-assisted opioid therapy1
Out-
patient
Intensive
outpatient
Free-
standing
residential
Hospital
inpatient
Ambu-
latory
Short-term
(<30 days)
Long-term
(30+ days)
Hospital
(non-detox)
Out-
patient
Detox-
ification
Resi-
dential
Total  1,893,620 871,806 213,391 288,571  72,537  13,460 184,621 145,166   6,124  81,325  13,117   3,502
Primary substance            
Alcohol  41.4  42.0  39.0  55.4  57.0  54.3  40.8  30.4  52.4   3.4   5.0  13.6
Opiates  20.0   9.7  12.7  28.3  36.4  35.3  19.4  19.2  20.3  91.7  92.1  67.4
Marijuana  17.0  24.9  23.5   2.1   0.8   1.9  12.9  14.4   7.2   2.1   0.2   5.0
Cocaine  11.3  10.9  13.4   9.1   2.4   5.7  16.8  19.6  10.8   1.2   1.1   7.0
Methamphetamine/amphetamine   6.4   7.5   6.8   2.9   0.7   1.3   6.2  13.9   4.4   0.3   0.3   2.3
Tranquilizers   0.6   0.4   0.5   0.8   1.8   0.4   0.9   0.5   1.0   0.2   0.4   1.1
Sedatives   0.2   0.2   0.3   0.2   0.2   0.3   0.4   0.2   0.7   0.1   0.3   0.3
Other   3.1   4.3   3.9   1.2   0.6   0.8   2.6   1.8   3.3   1.1   0.5   3.3
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
No. of admissions  1,893,620 871,806 213,391 288,571  72,537  13,460 184,621 145,166   6,124  81,325  13,117   3,502
Age at admission            
12 to 17 years   7.5  10.9  10.0   0.5   0.1   0.3   6.2   8.1   2.2   0.6   0.2   1.7
18 to 19 years   4.1   5.1   4.5   2.5   1.4   1.9   3.8   3.5   2.9   1.5   2.5   2.2
20 to 24 years  14.4  15.9  15.7  12.3   7.3  10.0  14.2  14.1  11.2  11.5  13.5  14.0
25 to 29 years  14.8  15.3  15.8  13.3  10.1  12.3  14.6  15.1  13.1  15.7  14.6  17.7
30 to 34 years  11.3  11.3  11.6  10.9  10.0  10.6  11.3  11.6  11.5  12.0  10.7  13.4
35 to 39 years  11.7  10.8  11.4  13.0  13.6  12.3  12.1  12.5  13.0  12.4  11.3  13.3
40 to 44 years  12.6  10.8  11.4  15.7  19.1  17.0  13.5  13.3  15.3  13.7  13.0  13.8
45 to 49 years  11.5   9.7  10.0  15.5  17.8  14.6  12.2  11.6  14.8  13.2  14.1  11.8
50 to 54 years   7.1   5.8   5.8   9.7  11.2  10.8   7.3   6.4   8.6  10.7  11.5   8.1
55 to 59 years   3.3   2.7   2.5   4.4   5.6   6.6   3.1   2.6   4.4   5.9   6.1   3.0
60 to 64 years   1.2   1.0   0.8   1.6   2.4   1.9   1.1   0.8   1.6   1.9   1.9   0.8
65 years and older   0.6   0.7   0.4   0.7   1.4   1.7   0.6   0.3   1.3   0.8   0.7   0.2
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
No. of admissions  1,893,620 871,806 213,391 288,571  72,537 13,460 184,621 145,166 6,124  81,325  13,117  3,502
Average age at admission 34 yrs 33 yrs 33 yrs 38 yrs 41 yrs 40 yrs 35 yrs 34 yrs 38 yrs 38 yrs 38 yrs 36 yrs
1 Therapy with methadone or buprenorphine.
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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