Table 3.4. Admissions aged 12 to 17, by marijuana involvement and treatment referral source: 1999-2009
Percent distribution
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions.]
Marijuana involvement1 and treatment referral source 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Total admissions aged 12-17 137,596 137,769 145,369 157,744 156,976 146,418 145,196 143,111 141,781 152,204 149,277
Marijuana-involved admissions  82.5  82.9  82.3  81.9  82.0  82.3  84.5  84.0  82.8  84.1  85.9
Criminal justice referral  43.2  43.3  44.1  44.7  44.2  43.3  45.0  44.1  41.9  43.1  43.3
Both alcohol and marijuana  29.7  28.4  27.9  27.0  25.7  24.3  24.5  24.3  23.0  22.7  21.9
Primary marijuana, no alcohol  12.3  13.6  14.8  16.2  17.0  17.3  18.6  18.1  17.6  19.4  20.4
Marijuana not primary, no alcohol   1.2   1.3   1.4   1.4   1.4   1.7   1.8   1.7   1.4   1.1   1.0
Other referral source  39.3  39.6  38.1  37.2  37.7  39.0  39.6  39.8  40.9  41.0  42.5
Both alcohol and marijuana  27.0  26.2  24.2  23.2  22.6  22.9  22.3  22.6  23.2  22.4  22.4
Primary marijuana, no alcohol  10.7  11.9  12.3  12.5  13.3  14.0  14.7  14.8  15.7  16.8  18.3
Marijuana not primary, no alcohol   1.6   1.5   1.6   1.5   1.8   2.1   2.6   2.3   2.0   1.7   1.9
All other admissions  17.5  17.1  17.7  18.1  18.0  17.7  15.5  16.0  17.2  15.9  14.1
Criminal justice referral   8.1   7.4   7.7   8.6   8.3   6.9   6.6   6.6   6.9   5.7   5.4
Primary alcohol, no marijuana    4.8   4.5   4.1   3.9   3.7   3.6   3.5   3.9   4.1   3.4   3.2
Other drugs and drug combinations2   1.6   1.6   1.7   1.5   1.6   1.9   1.9   1.7   1.5   1.2   1.3
No substance reported   1.6   1.4   1.9   3.3   3.0   1.4   1.1   1.1   1.3   1.1   0.9
Other referral source   9.4   9.7  10.0   9.5   9.8  10.8   8.9   9.4  10.3  10.2   8.7
Primary alcohol, no marijuana    4.1   4.1   4.1   3.7   3.8   4.3   4.2   4.9   5.2   5.2   4.7
Other drugs and drug combinations2   3.0   3.0   2.9   2.2   2.5   3.7   3.1   3.2   3.3   3.1   2.5
No substance reported   2.3   2.7   2.9   3.6   3.5   2.8   1.5   1.4   1.8   1.9   1.5
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 131,996 133,444 140,761 152,848 151,500 142,144 140,821 140,256 139,686 149,407 147,002
1 Admissions reporting marijuana as a primary, secondary, or tertiary substance were considered to be marijuana-involved.
2 Drug combinations includes combinations of alcohol and drugs.
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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