Table 2.1b. Admissions aged 12 and older, by gender and age at admission according to primary substance of abuse: 2009
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-
amines
Tran-
quil-
izers
Seda-
tives
Hallu-
cino-
gens
PCP Inhal-
ants
Other/
none
speci-
fied
Alcohol
only
With
second-
ary
drug
Heroin Other
opiates
Smoked
cocaine
Other
route
Total  1,963,089  23.5    14.4   7.1   6.7   2.7  18.0   5.9   0.7   0.3   0.1   0.2   0.1   2.2 100.0
Gender              
Male 1,337,485  25.3  19.6  14.2   5.5   5.6   2.6  19.5   4.6   0.6   0.2   0.1   0.2   0.1   1.9 100.0
Female   625,235  19.7  15.4  14.7  10.3   9.1   2.8  14.8   8.5   1.1   0.5   0.1   0.3   0.1   2.7 100.0
Age at admission              
12 to 14 years    23,760   9.8   9.0   0.2   1.0   0.2   0.4  69.6   1.2   0.4   0.2   0.2      *   0.8   7.2 100.0
15 to 17 years   125,517   6.6  11.1   1.2   2.1   0.3   0.7  71.9   2.0   0.5   0.2   0.3      *   0.2   2.8 100.0
18 to 19 years    82,320  12.6  14.8  10.2   7.5   1.2   1.6  44.3   3.8   0.8   0.3   0.2   0.1   0.1   2.5 100.0
20 to 24 years   291,865  15.3  15.9  16.9  10.9   2.3   2.1  26.4   6.2   0.8   0.3   0.1   0.3   0.1   2.3 100.0
25 to 29 years   298,495  17.3  16.7  17.2  11.5   4.1   3.0  17.7   8.4   0.9   0.3   0.1   0.5   0.1   2.2 100.0
30 to 34 years   228,765  20.4  18.2  15.7   9.3   6.4   3.6  13.6   9.0   0.9   0.3   0.1   0.4   0.1   2.1 100.0
35 to 39 years   212,985  24.5  20.1  15.3   6.4   9.9   3.5   9.1   7.9   0.7   0.2      *   0.2   0.1   2.0 100.0
40 to 44 years   228,345  27.9  22.2  15.3   4.4  12.4   3.3   5.8   5.9   0.6   0.2      *   0.1      *   1.7 100.0
45 to 49 years   222,363  33.6  22.9  13.8   3.9  11.7   2.9   4.3   4.3   0.6   0.2      *   0.1      *   1.8 100.0
50 to 54 years   143,135  37.9  21.2  15.0   4.1  10.1   2.4   3.6   2.9   0.7   0.2      *   0.1      *   1.8 100.0
55 to 59 years    67,124  43.8  18.0  16.7   4.3   7.6   1.8   2.8   1.8   0.7   0.3      *      *      *   2.1 100.0
60 to 64 years    25,162  53.6  15.4  13.4   3.6   5.9   1.4   2.2   1.1   0.6   0.3      *      *      *   2.5 100.0
65 years and over    13,253  65.9   9.3   8.8   3.1   3.6   1.2   1.8   0.7   0.6   1.0      *      *      *   4.2 100.0
* Less than 0.05 percent.
SOURCE: Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS). Data received through 11.03.10.

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