Table 3.29. New Jersey 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  69,010 13,125  9,267 23,737 5,239  3,076 2,087 10,862   245 602  27  33 451  12   247
Gender            
Male  68.5  72.0  73.3  64.8  64.2  54.7  71.1  76.0  70.6  47.3  37.0  66.7  49.8  33.3  57.9
Female  31.5  28.0  26.7  35.2  35.8  45.3  28.9  24.0  29.4  52.7  63.0  33.3  50.2  66.7  42.1
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
No. of admissions   68,987 13,120  9,266 23,731 5,237  3,076 2,085 10,857   245 601  27  33 450  12   247
Age at admission            
12 to 19 years   9.7   2.7   7.9   4.2   7.7   1.2   3.2  36.3  22.4   7.0   7.4  54.5   7.8  25.0  15.4
20 to 24 years  16.9   7.7  14.0  18.4  29.0   4.7  10.4  25.7  15.5  18.6  14.8  33.3  27.3  16.7  16.2
25 to 29 years  15.2  10.2  14.1  16.3  22.1  10.2  14.4  16.7  20.0  20.3  18.5   3.0  36.1  16.7  22.7
30 to 34 years  11.3   9.6  11.8  11.6  12.9  12.2  15.5   9.8  15.9  11.5   7.4   3.0  19.7   8.3  16.2
35 to 39 years  11.3  11.6  12.0  13.0   9.2  18.2  14.6   5.6   8.6  10.0  18.5   6.1   5.8  25.0   9.3
40 to 44 years  12.4  15.1  13.8  14.8   6.9  21.4  17.2   2.9   5.7  10.6  14.8      - -   2.0      - -   6.1
45 to 49 years  11.3  18.2  13.8  11.3   5.7  19.2  14.5   1.5   8.6   8.6   7.4      - -   0.9      - -   6.1
50 to 54 years   7.1  13.0   8.6   6.6   4.0   9.2   6.8   1.0   2.4   7.3   3.7      - -   0.4   8.3   4.9
55 to 59 years   3.1   6.9   2.8   2.9   1.6   3.0   2.2   0.2   0.4   3.8   3.7      - -      - -      - -   2.4
60 years and older   1.6   4.9   1.2   1.0   0.9   0.8   1.1   0.1   0.4   2.3   3.7      - -      - -      - -   0.8
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
No. of admissions   69,010 13,125  9,267 23,737 5,239  3,076 2,087 10,862   245 602  27  33 451  12   247
Race/ethnicity            
White (non-Hispanic)  59.9  72.2  63.6  58.2  90.2  36.8  55.6  38.5  61.6  86.0  74.1  81.8  12.2  83.3  63.6
Black (non-Hispanic)  24.2  12.6  23.0  25.9   3.7  50.5  23.6  38.2  18.8   6.5  11.1   6.1  55.4      - -  21.5
Hispanic origin  13.3  12.1  11.4  13.7   4.7  10.8  17.6  19.3  12.2   6.0  14.8   6.1  25.7  16.7  11.3
American Indian/Alaska Native   0.1   0.2   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.3   0.1   0.4   0.2      - -      - -   0.2      - -   0.4
Asian/Pacific Islander   0.7   1.3   0.5   0.4   0.6   0.1   0.8   0.7   4.1   0.7      - -      - -   0.2      - -   0.4
Other   1.9   1.5   1.3   1.8   0.7   1.7   2.2   3.2   2.9   0.7      - -   6.1   6.2      - -   2.8
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   69,006 13,125  9,267 23,733 5,239  3,076 2,087 10,862   245 602  27  33 451  12   247
- -  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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