Table 3.20. Massachusetts 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  90,986 21,564 13,280 38,594 4,734  2,699 1,948  3,965    94 1,069  36  21 31   8 2,943
Gender            
Male  69.5  72.5  73.7  69.0  58.0  52.8  63.6  76.3  74.5  62.2  38.9  85.7  80.6  75.0  67.2
Female  30.5  27.5  26.3  31.0  42.0  47.2  36.4  23.7  25.5  37.8  61.1  14.3  19.4  25.0  32.8
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
No. of admissions   90,942 21,556 13,278 38,571 4,733  2,697 1,946  3,961    94 1,069  36  21 31   8 2,941
Age at admission            
12 to 19 years   4.7   2.1   3.7   3.3   6.8   1.2   3.8  31.7   7.4   3.3   8.3  23.8   9.7  37.5   9.3
20 to 24 years  17.4   8.5  11.7  22.4  23.7   7.8  13.8  25.6  14.9  18.8  11.1  14.3  29.0  12.5  31.9
25 to 29 years  18.9   9.3  13.5  26.0  22.3  13.0  18.8  16.0  18.1  24.6  19.4   4.8   9.7      - -  23.3
30 to 34 years  13.1   9.0  12.1  15.8  13.6  12.2  16.9   9.6  22.3  15.8  11.1  33.3  19.4      - -  11.3
35 to 39 years  12.1  11.4  15.3  11.6  10.4  20.4  15.9   6.1  11.7  13.0  13.9   4.8   6.5  12.5   8.7
40 to 44 years  11.9  15.9  16.6   9.0   8.8  21.5  13.5   4.8  14.9   7.9  11.1   4.8   6.5  12.5   5.9
45 to 49 years  10.8  18.5  15.4   6.3   7.1  14.8  10.8   3.3   5.3   7.6  11.1   9.5  12.9      - -   5.2
50 to 54 years   6.5  13.1   7.7   3.6   4.5   6.3   4.7   1.9   2.1   5.8   5.6   4.8   6.5      - -   2.4
55 to 59 years   3.1   7.2   2.9   1.5   2.1   1.9   1.4   0.5   3.2   2.7   8.3      - -      - -  25.0   1.2
60 years and older   1.6   5.0   1.0   0.5   0.6   1.0   0.4   0.3      - -   0.6      - -      - -      - -      - -   0.7
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
No. of admissions   90,986 21,564 13,280 38,594 4,734  2,699 1,948  3,965    94 1,069  36  21 31   8 2,943
Race/ethnicity            
White (non-Hispanic)  79.1  81.5  74.2  80.1  91.7  57.5  70.4  60.8  89.2  93.4 100.0  90.5  80.6 100.0  94.0
Black (non-Hispanic)   7.6   7.6  13.9   4.5   2.1  27.0   9.4  15.4   2.2   1.8      - -      - -   3.2      - -   1.4
Hispanic origin  10.5   7.6   9.0  13.0   3.4  12.2  17.6  18.8   5.4   3.9      - -   4.8  16.1      - -   2.6
American Indian/Alaska Native   0.3   0.4   0.4   0.2   0.7   0.5   0.5   0.6      - -   0.3      - -      - -      - -      - -   0.2
Asian/Pacific Islander   0.7   0.9   0.4   0.7   0.3   0.6   0.3   1.0   2.2      - -      - -      - -      - -      - -   0.4
Other   1.8   2.0   2.1   1.6   1.7   2.3   1.8   3.5   1.1   0.6      - -   4.8      - -      - -   1.4
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
No. of admissions   90,529 21,375 13,204 38,546 4,712  2,684 1,938  3,888    93 1,067  35  21 31   8 2,927
- -  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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