Table 2.2. Admissions aged 12 and older, by race/ethnicity according to primary substance of abuse: 2009
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-
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  1,963,089 460,772 358,340 282,212 138,639 131,886 52,046 354,159 115,182 14,427 5,030 1,777 4,404 1,519 42,696
Column percent distribution
White (non-Hispanic)  60.1  68.2  59.5  58.5  88.1  36.2  48.6  47.6  66.7  84.5  81.7  69.8  14.9  68.6  62.1
Black (non-Hispanic)  20.8  12.1  22.9  19.6   3.6  52.6  28.3  30.5   3.4   4.8   6.6  17.5  61.4   9.2  23.1
Hispanic origin  13.6  12.8  11.5  19.0   4.4   8.2  19.3  15.9  19.9   8.1   7.9   7.4  19.5  13.9  10.2
Mexican   5.5   6.3   4.1   4.3   1.6   2.4   6.8   7.1  14.3   1.3   4.5   1.9   5.8   8.6   1.2
Puerto Rican   3.8   2.0   3.5  10.7   1.0   2.8   6.3   3.4   0.5   4.1   1.0   1.6   8.3   1.4   1.2
Cuban   0.2   0.2   0.2   0.2   0.1   0.3   0.7   0.3   0.1   0.3      *   0.4   0.1   0.2   0.2
Other/not specified   4.1   4.3   3.7   3.8   1.7   2.6   5.6   5.0   5.0   2.4   2.4   3.5   5.4   3.7   7.7
Other   5.5   6.9   6.1   2.9   3.9   3.0   3.7   6.0  10.1   2.6   3.9   5.4   4.2   8.3   4.5
American Indian/Alaska Native   2.3   3.9   3.4   0.5   1.8   0.8   0.9   1.7   2.2   0.6   1.2   1.6   0.6   4.4   1.7
Asian/Pacific Islander   1.0   1.1   0.7   0.5   0.6   0.6   0.6   1.1   3.2   0.5   0.9   0.6   0.6   1.5   0.7
Other   2.3   1.9   2.0   1.9   1.5   1.6   2.3   3.2   4.6   1.5   1.8   3.1   3.0   2.4   2.2
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
No. of admissions  1,904,176 445,940 347,847 276,941 135,505 128,172 51,031 342,176 114,379 14,164 4,904 1,736 4,303 1,475 35,603  
Row percent distribution
All admissions 1,904,176  23.4  18.3  14.5   7.1   6.7   2.7  18.0   6.0   0.7   0.3   0.1   0.2   0.1   1.9
White (non-Hispanic) 1,143,735  26.6  18.1  14.2  10.4   4.1   2.2  14.2   6.7   1.0   0.4   0.1   0.1   0.1   1.9 100.0
Black (non-Hispanic)   395,794  13.7  20.2  13.7   1.2  17.0   3.7  26.4   1.0   0.2   0.1   0.1   0.7      *   2.1 100.0
Hispanic origin   259,134  22.0  15.4  20.3   2.3   4.0   3.8  21.0   8.8   0.4   0.2   0.05   0.3   0.1   1.4 100.0
Mexican   104,591  26.7  13.7  11.3   2.0   3.0   3.3  23.2  15.6   0.2   0.2      *   0.2   0.1   0.4 100.0
Puerto Rican    72,548  12.2  16.7  40.9   1.8   5.0   4.4  16.2   0.7   0.8   0.1      *   0.5      *   0.6 100.0
Cuban     4,313  20.4  14.4  12.1   3.2   9.6   8.4  25.7   3.5   1.0      *   0.1   0.1   0.1   1.4 100.0
Other/not specified    77,682  24.9  16.6  13.5   3.0   4.3   3.7  22.1   7.3   0.4   0.2   0.1   0.3   0.1   3.5 100.0
Other   105,513  29.2  20.1   7.5   5.0   3.6   1.8  19.4  10.9   0.4   0.2   0.1   0.2   0.1   1.5 100.0
American Indian/Alaska Native    43,856  39.7  26.8   3.4   5.6   2.4   1.0  13.3   5.8   0.2   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.2   1.4 100.0
Asian/Pacific Islander    18,367  25.9  13.9   7.1   4.3   4.2   1.6  20.7  20.0   0.4   0.2   0.1   0.1   0.1   1.3 100.0
Other    43,290  20.0  16.0  11.9   4.6   4.7   2.7  25.0  12.2   0.5   0.2   0.1   0.3   0.1   1.8 100.0
*  Less than 0.05 percent.
* 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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