Table 3.2. Admissions aged 12 to 17, by gender and race/ethnicity according to primary substance of abuse: 2009
Percent distribution
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions.]
Gender and race/ethnicity All
admis-
sions
aged
12-17
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 admissions aged 12-17 149,277 10,577 16,110 1,504 2,846 453   974 106,733 2,823 767 346 422 56 501 5,165
Gender            
Male  71.3  55.3  59.4  51.1  57.4  53.4  53.2  77.1  42.9  52.9  54.6  68.2  67.9  62.5  60.4
Female  28.7  44.7  40.6  48.9  42.6  46.6  46.8  22.9  57.1  47.1  45.4  31.8  32.1  37.5  39.6
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  149,255 10,575 16,108 1,504 2,846 453   974 106,718 2,823 766 346 422 56 501 5,163
Race/ethnicity            
White (non-Hispanic)  48.4  45.4  56.3  81.9  86.3  53.6  54.3  45.3  49.1  73.7  62.3  77.1  26.8  56.8  55.1
Black (non-Hispanic)  19.8  12.3   8.6   1.7   2.7  16.2   5.2  23.5   5.0   4.1   5.0   7.1  26.8   5.1  25.4
Hispanic origin  22.7  30.0  21.8  12.6   5.4  22.2  32.5  22.9  33.8  18.3  22.5   7.1  32.1  23.7  11.2
Mexican  14.1  20.9  14.0   8.2   2.6  14.3  24.7  13.9  25.4  10.8  19.3   3.2   7.1  16.7   3.1
Puerto Rican   1.8   0.8   1.4   1.5   0.7   1.6   0.5   2.1   0.5   2.0      - -   0.7  12.5   0.4   1.6
Cuban   0.4   0.1   0.1   0.1      - -   0.7   0.1   0.5   0.4   0.3      - -   0.7      - -      - -   0.6
Other/not specified   6.4   8.2   6.2   2.9   2.0   5.5   7.2   6.5   7.6   5.2   3.2   2.4  12.5   6.6   5.9
Other   9.1  12.3  13.3   3.7   5.6   8.1   8.0   8.3  12.1   4.0  10.2   8.8  14.3  14.4   8.3
American Indian/Alaska Native   2.4   3.0   5.9   0.5   2.4   1.4   1.5   1.8   1.8   0.5   1.8   2.7   1.8   7.8   1.5
Asian/Pacific Islander   2.2   4.5   3.1   0.5   0.5   2.5   1.3   1.9   3.2   0.8   4.7   0.7      - -   2.9   2.0
Other   4.6   4.8   4.4   2.7   2.7   4.2   5.1   4.6   7.1   2.6   3.8   5.4  12.5   3.7   4.9
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  144,268 10,146 15,664 1,455 2,765 433   968 103,780 2,803 756 342 411 56 486 4,203
- -  Quantity is zero.
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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