Table 3.1 Alabama Admissions aged 12 and older by gender, age at admission, and race/ethnicity, according to primary substance: TEDS 2009
Percent distribution
Gender, age at admission,
and race/ethnicity
All admis-
sions
aged 12
and older
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
Secondary
drug
Heroin Other
opiates
Smoked
cocaine
Other
route
Total admissions aged 12  and older  21,426  4,997  2,495   197 2,104 1906 1,198  6,114 1,674 279  56  11     - -  16   379
Gender            
Male  70.2  75.9  77.4  64.0  53.8  63.7  62.1 77.6  57.1  48.0  57.1  54.5     - -  56.3  56.2
Female  29.8  24.1  22.6  36.0  46.2  36.3  37.9 22.4  42.9  52.0  42.9  45.5     - -  43.8  43.8
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
No. of admissions   21,426  4,997  2,495    197 2,104  1,906 1,198  6,114 1,674   279    56    11     - -    16   379
Age at admission          
12 to 19 years  11.5   5.3   6.2   4.1   3.2   0.5   1.7 29.0   4.4   9.0   8.9      - -     - -  43.8  11.6
20 to 24 years  15.4   8.9  12.3  35.0  19.1   4.2  10.4 23.7  17.9  18.3  19.6  27.3     - -   6.3  16.4
25 to 29 years  17.2  11.5  15.8  25.9  29.5   7.9  16.8 19.1  23.1  17.6  17.9  27.3     - -  12.5  20.8
30 to 34 years  13.6  11.1  14.1  15.2  18.2  12.2  16.9 11.9  18.7  19.0  16.1  27.3     - -  12.5  15.3
35 to 39 years  11.4  12.7  13.0   6.6  11.0  16.3  15.2 6.5  15.5  11.5  19.6      - -     - -  12.5  10.6
40 to 44 years  10.4  13.9  12.9   6.1   7.2  20.7  14.1 4.0  10.8   7.5   7.1      - -     - -      - -   9.2
45 to 49 years   9.8  15.9  12.7   3.0   5.8  19.0  13.5 3.0   6.5   9.0   3.6  18.2     - -   6.3   6.3
50 to 54 years   6.3  10.5   8.4   2.0   4.3  12.6   7.6 1.9   2.3   4.7   7.1      - -     - -   6.3   6.9
55 to 59 years   2.8   6.1   3.2   1.0   1.1   4.6   2.8 0.7   0.7   2.5      - -      - -     - -      - -   2.1
60 years and older   1.5   4.1   1.4   1.0   0.7   1.9   1.1 0.2   0.2   1.1      - -      - -     - -      - -   0.8
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
No. of admissions   21,426  4,997  2,495    197 2,104  1,906 1,198  6,114 1,674   279    56    11     - -    16   379
Race/ethnicity          
White (non-Hispanic)  59.2  63.0  56.1  77.6  92.3  37.5  40.6 43.1  97.2  91.4  88.5  90.0     - -  86.7  69.3
Black (non-Hispanic)  39.0  34.5  42.1  20.4   6.9  61.2  57.8 55.0   1.8   6.4   9.6  10.0     - -  13.3  30.2
Hispanic origin   0.7   1.3   0.7   0.5   0.5   0.5   1.0 0.6   0.3   0.4   1.9      - -     - -      - -      - -
American Indian/Alaska Native   0.4   0.4   0.4   1.5   0.2   0.4   0.3 0.3   0.3   1.1      - -      - -     - -      - -   0.6
Asian/Pacific Islander   0.1   0.1   0.2      - -   0.1   0.1   0.1 0.2      - -      - -      - -      - -     - -      - -      - -
Other   0.5   0.6   0.5      - -   0.2   0.4   0.3 0.8   0.4   0.7      - -      - -     - -      - -      - -
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
No. of admissions   20,350  4,674  2,418    196 1,999 1805 1126  5,848 1,592   267    52    10     - -    15   348
- -  Quantity is zero.
NOTE: Percentages may not sum to 100 due to rounding.
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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