Table 1.6a. Primary heroin admissions, by Census division and State or jurisdiction: 1999-2009
Number of admissions aged 12 and older
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions. Comparisons among States should be made with caution.]
Census division and State
or jurisdiction
Number of admissions aged 12 and older
1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Total 257,208 269,875 277,268 284,324 273,756 262,278 260,591 268,731 262,579 281,159 282,109
Census division
New England 51,136 53,019 61,874 60,541 49,464 49,730 48,161 58,605 56,896 56,143 58,150
Middle Atlantic 78,346 88,394 94,405 96,817 100,342 98,440 101,223 95,029 92,287 99,693 97,380
East North Central 15,186 20,737 22,526 25,328 28,349 26,458 28,323 37,066 36,330 41,902 43,358
West North Central 3,213 3,229 3,106 2,769 2,783 3,116 3,716 3,971 4,324 5,375 6,616
East South Central 354 377 436 496 557 471 691 629 574 763 1,198
South Atlantic 26,773 27,946 30,587 34,234 36,362 33,595 30,917 25,367 24,140 26,250 24,613
West South Central 4,741 4,428 4,356 4,977 4,295 4,325 4,363 4,304 4,608 5,472 7,031
Mountain 5,237 5,377 4,709 4,501 4,810 4,493 5,746 5,783 6,044 7,037 7,768
Pacific 72,222 66,368 55,268 54,661 44,604 40,063 36,198 36,576 35,736 37,230 35,262
State or jurisdiction
Alabama 213 187 203 173 174 199 183 67 197
Alaska 50 28 15 20 17 126 234
Arizona 294 380 812 498 605 602 1,271 1,075 1,174 1,583 1,818
Arkansas 64 59 31 52 65 25 40 41 104 86
California 60,037 58,108 47,969 47,400 38,824 34,209 29,838 30,324 29,407 30,211 28,031
Colorado 1,934 1,813 1,135 1,673 1,881 1,609 1,751 1,781 1,653 1,843 2,237
Connecticut 16,402 17,093 17,702 17,978 17,375 17,472 17,142 16,513 15,526 15,543 14,579
Delaware 2,187 1,949 1,897 1,701 1,910 2,114 2,108 2,044 2,041 1,884 1,661
District of Columbia 1,786 2,118 2,184 2,218 2,023 480
Florida 4,020 4,175 3,694 5,038 4,003 1,563 1,518 1,861 1,411 2,005 1,680
Georgia 212 539 733 676 688 559 661
Hawaii 374 371 199 221 181 156 163 160 148 143 129
Idaho 327 96 84 37 26 66 50 73 72 94 151
Illinois 4,850 9,527 11,009 12,279 15,392 13,214 12,515 19,286 16,830 19,653 18,951
Indiana 1,065 1,439 502 578 553 825 888 839 589 562 805
Iowa 207 218 224 252 240 239 186 186 175 177 206
Kansas 65 85 75 65 77 68 81 79 87 115 152
Kentucky 87 110 168 217 290 197 458 515 510 694 946
Louisiana 239 587 625 676 507 425 258 267 406 640 1,523
Maine 358 506 754 1,081 1,064 1,193 1,296 1,328 1,249 1,289 1,325
Maryland 15,826 16,354 19,322 21,190 22,485 22,996 21,971 17,562 17,052 17,595 16,752
Massachusetts 28,804 29,880 37,393 35,758 25,339 25,656 24,812 36,593 36,681 35,505 38,594
Michigan 5,326 6,537 6,901 7,608 7,668 7,708 7,479 9,305 9,314 10,389 10,329
Minnesota 987 977 973 937 1,053 1,200 1,418 1,682 1,817 1,974 2,310
Mississippi 54 80 65 106 93 75 50 47 64 69 55
Missouri 1,923 1,924 1,811 1,482 1,378 1,582 2,003 1,999 2,200 3,019 3,861
Montana 63 76 67 59 62 77 64 80 106 109 98
Nebraska 18 11 11 13 8 - - - - - - 16 62 53
Nevada 945 789 782 699 693 648 578 607 576 675 888
New Hampshire 491 423 494 520 689 769 648 713 646 781 946
New Jersey 22,977 24,276 26,624 26,477 26,039 23,535 23,376 21,413 22,183 23,030 23,737
New Mexico 113 629 553 589 453 414 778 742 722 742 611
New York 47,541 53,728 56,962 58,244 59,154 55,597 61,815 59,146 57,385 60,732 61,742
North Carolina 936 898 853 889 957 1,133 1,327 1,245 1,190 1,355 1,760
North Dakota 9 6 9 7 6 14 5 1 4 9 6
Ohio 3,827 2,947 3,697 4,343 3,965 4,055 6,509 6,727 8,680 10,315 11,968
Oklahoma 140 140 185 136 154 137 95 85 118 199 246
Oregon 4,869 5,066 4,558 4,619 3,327 2,898 3,181 3,383 3,686 3,660 3,745
Pennsylvania 7,828 10,390 10,819 12,096 15,149 19,308 16,032 14,470 12,719 15,931 11,901
Puerto Rico           2,190 1,587 1,253 1,401 1,639 1,294 733
Rhode Island 4,865 4,683 4,979 4,327 4,295 4,106 3,460 2,892 2,322 2,486 2,295
South Carolina 315 348 408 432 417 319 435 235 204 231 256
South Dakota 4 8 3 13 21 13 23 24 25 19 28
Tennessee n/c n/c n/c n/c n/c n/c n/c n/c n/c n/c n/c
Texas 4,298 3,642 3,515 4,113 3,569 3,763 3,985 3,912 4,043 4,529 5,176
Utah 1,544 1,571 1,258 937 1,069 1,058 1,232 1,409 1,704 1,890 1,899
Vermont 216 434 552 877 702 534 803 566 472 539 411
Virginia 1,402 1,565 1,496 2,090 3,773 4,756 2,643 2,202 2,081 2,441 2,323
Washington 6,892 2,795 2,527 2,401 2,255 2,800 3,016 2,709 2,495 3,090 3,123
West Virginia 89       106 155 254 218 161 259 181
Wisconsin 118 287 417 520 771 656 932 909 917 983 1,305
Wyoming 17 23 18 9 21 19 22 16 37 101 66
n/c Not collected. Tennessee began disaggregating heroin admissions from other opiates in July 2009. In this report, Tennessee's 2009 heroin admissions are included in the other opiates category since there is less than a full year of disaggregated heroin data.
No data, or less than a full calendar year of data, submitted.
- - 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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