Table 4.1a. Admissions aged 12 and older, by type of service according to primary substance of abuse and age at admission: 2009
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
Type of service
Ambulatory Detoxification
(24-hour service)
Rehabilitation/Residential 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  1,963,085 896,912 222,398 312,901  67,584  12,802 181,554 148,252   5,625  86,528  22,551   5,978
Primary substance            
Alcohol  41.7  42.6  39.6  55.7  59.6  57.9  40.6  30.7  54.5   2.6   9.2  14.4
Opiates  21.4  10.8  13.6  28.8  34.0  32.9  21.6  21.2  21.1  93.5  87.4  69.0
Marijuana  18.0  26.7  25.4   2.3   0.7   1.8  13.8  15.7   5.8   1.4   0.3   4.1
Cocaine   9.4   9.0  11.1   7.6   2.1   5.1  14.1  16.9   8.9   1.1   1.1   7.8
Methamphetamine/amphetamines   5.9   6.5   7.5   2.7   0.6   0.6   6.4  12.7   4.7   0.2   0.3   2.0
Tranquilizers   0.7   0.5   0.6   1.0   2.3   0.6   1.1   0.7   1.4   0.2   1.0   1.3
Sedatives   0.3   0.2   0.3   0.2   0.2   0.3   0.4   0.2   0.6   0.2   0.2   0.3
Other   2.6   3.7   2.0   1.7   0.5   0.7   2.0   1.9   3.0   0.8   0.5   1.1
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  1,963,085 896,912 222,398 312,901  67,584  12,802 181,554 148,252   5,625  86,528  22,551   5,978
Age at admission            
12 to 17 years   7.6  11.3   9.3   0.8   0.1   0.1   6.2   8.8   1.0   0.5   0.1   2.0
18 to 19 years   4.2   5.3   4.5   2.7   1.3   2.1   3.9   3.9   3.1   1.7   2.8   3.4
20 to 24 years  14.9  16.2  16.3  12.7   7.5  10.2  14.8  14.2  11.8  12.8  16.0  16.9
25 to 29 years  15.2  15.4  16.3  14.0  10.2  13.8  15.2  15.6  12.7  17.4  16.4  18.9
30 to 34 years  11.7  11.6  12.2  11.2  10.1  10.4  11.8  12.0  11.4  13.1  11.8  13.9
35 to 39 years  10.8  10.1  10.8  11.9  12.0  11.7  11.2  11.2  13.1  11.9  11.3  11.3
40 to 44 years  11.6  10.1  10.6  14.3  17.5  15.3  12.4  12.4  13.9  12.4  12.3  11.2
45 to 49 years  11.3   9.5  10.0  15.2  18.4  15.5  12.1  11.2  15.4  11.7  12.8   9.7
50 to 54 years   7.3   6.0   6.0  10.1  12.2  10.5   7.4   6.7   9.9   9.7   9.5   7.9
55 to 59 years   3.4   2.8   2.6   4.7   6.3   5.8   3.2   2.8   4.5   5.8   4.9   3.6
60 to 64 years   1.3   1.1   0.9   1.8   2.7   2.6   1.2   0.9   1.9   2.0   1.6   1.1
65 years and older   0.7   0.7   0.5   0.7   1.6   1.9   0.6   0.3   1.3   0.9   0.6   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  1,963,085 896,912 222,398 312,901  67,584 12,802 181,554 148,252 5,625  86,528  22,551  5,978
Average age at admission 34 yrs 32 yrs 33 yrs 38 yrs 41 yrs 39 yrs 35 yrs 34 yrs 38 yrs 37 yrs 37 yrs 35 yrs
1 Therapy with methadone or buprenorphine is part of client's treatment plan.
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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