Table 3.38. Puerto Rico 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   2,413  1,083    103   733    35  67    88    255      - -   6   4   - - - -   - -    39
Gender            
Male  93.9  97.3  93.2  90.7  88.6  89.6  96.6  90.6      - - 100.0  75.0   - -   - -   - -  92.3
Female   6.1   2.7   6.8   9.3  11.4  10.4   3.4   9.4      - -      - -  25.0   - -   - -   - -   7.7
Total  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    2,413  1,083    103   733    35  67    88    255      - -   6   4   - -   - -   - -    39
Age at admission            
12 to 19 years   2.3   0.6   1.0   0.5      - -   4.5   2.3  14.9      - -      - -      - -   - -   - -   - -      - -
20 to 24 years  11.7   5.8   4.9   8.9   2.9  17.9  18.2  44.7      - -  33.3  25.0   - -   - -   - -  10.3
25 to 29 years  14.8   9.0  13.6  19.6  11.4  19.4  22.7  21.6      - -  33.3  25.0   - -   - -   - -  17.9
30 to 34 years  13.3  10.1  10.7  19.9  11.4  17.9  11.4   8.6      - -  16.7  25.0   - -   - -   - -  15.4
35 to 39 years  12.7   9.8  20.4  18.8  22.9  10.4  13.6   3.9      - -      - -      - -   - -   - -   - -  10.3
40 to 44 years  12.6  13.7  12.6  14.2  17.1  10.4  12.5   2.4      - -      - -      - -   - -   - -   - -  23.1
45 to 49 years  10.9  14.2  13.6   9.1  11.4  11.9   9.1   2.0      - -      - -      - -   - -   - -   - -   5.1
50 to 54 years   9.0  13.6  14.6   4.8  14.3   4.5   8.0   1.6      - -      - -      - -   - -   - -   - -      - -
55 to 59 years   6.7  11.3   5.8   3.0   5.7   3.0      - -   0.4      - -  16.7  25.0   - -   - -   - -  10.3
60 years and older   6.1  12.0   2.9   1.1   2.9      - -   2.3      - -      - -      - -      - -   - -   - -   - -   7.7
Total  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    2,413  1,083    103   733    35  67    88    255      - -   6   4   - -   - -   - -    39
Race/ethnicity            
White (non-Hispanic)   0.2   0.1   1.0   0.3      - -      - -      - -      - -      - -      - -      - -   - -   - -   - -      - -
Black (non-Hispanic)      - -      - -      - -      - -      - -      - -      - -      - -      - -      - -      - -   - -   - -   - -      - -
Hispanic origin  99.6  99.9  99.0  99.6  97.1 100.0  97.7  99.2      - - 100.0 100.0   - -   - -   - - 100.0
American Indian/Alaska Native      - -      - -      - -      - -      - -      - -      - -      - -      - -      - -      - -   - -   - -   - -      - -
Asian/Pacific Islander      - -      - -      - -      - -      - -      - -      - -      - -      - -      - -      - -   - -   - -   - -      - -
Other   0.2      - -      - -   0.1   2.9      - -   2.3   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
No. of admissions    2,404  1,077    102   731    35  67    88    255      - -   6   4   - - - -   - -    39
- -  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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