Table 3.37. Pennsylvania 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  60,978 15,318  9,289 11,901 5,608  4,430 2,207 10,313   219 574 148  97 183  41   650
Gender            
Male  68.3  71.9  71.6  65.8  59.0  53.0  67.0  75.7  67.1  56.6  54.7  73.2  73.8  82.9  65.1
Female  31.7  28.1  28.4  34.2  41.0  47.0  33.0  24.3  32.9  43.4  45.3  26.8  26.2  17.1  34.9
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
No. of admissions   60,978 15,318  9,289 11,901 5,608  4,430 2,207 10,313   219 574 148  97 183  41   650
Age at admission            
12 to 19 years  11.2   4.9   8.3   6.1   8.4   1.4   5.6  35.0  10.0  10.5   7.4  21.6   8.7  36.6  28.6
20 to 24 years  19.8  12.3  16.1  29.6  26.9   6.1  15.0  25.7  19.2  22.8  18.2  28.9  23.5  22.0  18.6
25 to 29 years  18.3  13.4  16.4  27.6  25.5  10.7  17.6  15.2  19.6  23.3  25.0  21.6  36.1  19.5  19.1
30 to 34 years  11.7  10.5  11.7  13.9  13.7  13.2  15.1   8.7  12.3  13.2  10.1  10.3  18.0   4.9   9.2
35 to 39 years  10.3  12.0  12.5   7.7   8.6  17.8  14.2   5.9   5.9   6.8   9.5   8.2   6.6   4.9   7.4
40 to 44 years  10.3  14.4  13.1   5.9   6.2  21.1  14.0   4.0  12.3   7.8   8.8   5.2   3.8   2.4   5.5
45 to 49 years   9.4  14.9  11.9   4.5   5.5  17.9  10.7   3.2  12.3   7.0  10.1   1.0   2.2   4.9   5.5
50 to 54 years   5.7   9.9   6.8   3.0   3.6   8.6   5.2   1.6   5.5   6.3   4.7   2.1   0.5   2.4   3.8
55 to 59 years   2.3   4.9   2.4   1.3   1.1   2.4   2.0   0.6   2.3   1.6   4.1      - -   0.5   2.4   1.5
60 years and older   1.1   2.8   0.8   0.4   0.6   0.9   0.6   0.2   0.5   0.7   2.0   1.0      - -      - -   0.6
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
No. of admissions   60,978 15,318  9,289 11,901 5,608  4,430 2,207 10,313   219 574 148  97 183  41   650
Race/ethnicity            
White (non-Hispanic)  78.2  84.3  74.0  86.4  94.3  52.6  71.2  67.1  92.2  87.3  86.3  74.0  26.4  70.7  79.0
Black (non-Hispanic)  14.8  10.2  19.6   4.9   3.3  41.8  18.3  23.0   4.1   8.0   9.6  16.7  43.4  22.0  16.4
Hispanic origin   5.7   4.2   5.1   7.9   1.8   4.6   8.8   8.1   2.8   4.4   4.1   5.2  29.1   2.4   2.5
American Indian/Alaska Native   0.4   0.4   0.5   0.2   0.2   0.4   0.5   0.3   0.9   0.2      - -      - -   0.5      - -   1.0
Asian/Pacific Islander   0.2   0.2   0.2   0.1   0.2   0.2   0.2   0.2      - -   0.2      - -      - -      - -   4.9   0.2
Other   0.7   0.7   0.7   0.4   0.3   0.5   1.1   1.3      - -      - -      - -   4.2   0.5      - -   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   60,082 15,070  9,174 11,770 5,535  4,372 2,177 10,140   218 565 146  96 182  41   596
- -  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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