Table 3.2. Alaska admissions aged 12 and older, by gender, age at admission, and race/ethnicity, according to primary substance: 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   5,749  2,423  1,786   234   316  87    71    495   143   5   5   4     - -   6   174
Gender            
Male  60.9  65.6  61.0  44.9  38.9  37.9  39.4 71.1  46.2  60.0  20.0  75.0     - -  66.7  60.9
Female  39.1  34.4  39.0  55.1  61.1  62.1  60.6 28.9  53.8  40.0  80.0  25.0     - -  33.3  39.1
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     - - 100.0 100.0
No. of admissions    5,748  2,422  1,786    234   316     87    71    495   143     5     5     4     - -     6   174
Age at admission               - -
12 to 19 years  13.2   7.1  10.9   3.0  11.7   1.1   8.5 56.6   7.7  20.0  20.0  50.0     - -  33.3  25.9
20 to 24 years  13.6   8.3  15.0  35.0  25.3   6.9  15.5 14.7  21.7  60.0      - -  25.0     - -  16.7  15.5
25 to 29 years  15.3  10.9  16.8  34.2  25.9  20.7  22.5 9.1  31.5  20.0  20.0      - -     - -      - -  15.5
30 to 34 years  10.4   9.1  12.4  12.4   8.5  10.3  15.5 6.9  17.5      - -  40.0  25.0     - -  16.7  10.9
35 to 39 years  10.1   9.7  13.1   6.0   9.5  18.4   9.9 3.6   8.4      - -      - -      - -     - -  33.3   8.0
40 to 44 years  10.3  13.1  10.2   3.4   4.7  18.4   5.6 4.4   9.1      - -  20.0      - -     - -      - -   8.0
45 to 49 years  11.1  15.8  11.1   3.4   4.1  12.6   8.5 1.6   2.8      - -      - -      - -     - -      - -   6.3
50 to 54 years   8.9  14.1   6.4   1.7   5.4  10.3   8.5 2.0   1.4      - -      - -      - -     - -      - -   4.6
55 to 59 years   4.6   7.7   2.7   0.9   4.1   1.1   2.8 0.8      - -      - -      - -      - -     - -      - -   2.3
60 years and older   2.4   4.3   1.4      - -   0.6      - -   2.8 0.2      - -      - -      - -      - -     - -      - -   2.9
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
No. of admissions    5,749  2,423  1,786    234   316     87    71    495   143     5     5     4     - -     6   174
Race/ethnicity               - -
White (non-Hispanic)  39.9  33.7  36.3  65.8  68.6  42.9  53.0 46.2  59.7  25.0 100.0  75.0     - -  33.3  32.5
Black (non-Hispanic)   1.9   1.3   2.2   0.4   0.7  19.0   4.5 3.1   0.7      - -      - -      - -     - -      - -      - -
Hispanic origin   2.3   2.3   1.8   6.7   1.3   4.8   1.5 2.7   4.3      - -      - -      - -     - -      - -   0.7
American Indian/Alaska Native  44.8  54.2  47.6  18.7  18.8  23.8  31.8 30.8  14.4  75.0      - -      - -     - -  50.0  52.3
Asian/Pacific Islander   1.5   1.6   1.4   1.3   1.0   1.2   1.5 1.7   5.8      - -      - -      - -     - -      - -      - -
Other   9.4   6.8  10.7   7.1   9.6   8.3   7.6 15.5  15.1      - -      - -  25.0     - -  16.7  14.6
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
No. of admissions    5,501  2,336  1,696    225   303  84  66    483   139     4     4     4     - -     6   151
- -  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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