Table 3.40. South Carolina 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  27,871 10,669  5,139   256 1,799  1,778   858  6,395   550 175 159  18 - -  25    50
Gender            
Male  68.7  76.5  74.2  71.1  45.4  45.8  53.3  69.9  40.2  46.3  38.4  83.3 - -  68.0  48.0
Female  31.3  23.5  25.8  28.9  54.6  54.2  46.7  30.1  59.8  53.7  61.6  16.7 - -  32.0  52.0
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   27,871 10,669  5,139   256 1,799  1,778   858  6,395   550 175 159  18 - -  25    50
Age at admission            
12 to 19 years  15.4   4.0   8.2   3.5   4.6   2.1   5.0  48.9   7.3   9.7  15.7  44.4 - -  72.0  52.0
20 to 24 years  14.4  11.1  15.1  18.4  18.5   7.6  13.1  20.0  15.5  21.7  16.4  22.2 - -   4.0   6.0
25 to 29 years  15.0  13.5  16.0  25.8  25.1  12.7  21.1  12.7  21.5  18.9  19.5  22.2 - -  12.0  12.0
30 to 34 years  11.8  11.2  12.2  15.6  19.0  14.2  18.4   7.8  24.0  10.9  13.2  11.1 - -   4.0   6.0
35 to 39 years  10.2  11.3  11.6   9.8  10.4  16.9  16.1   4.3  14.0  11.4   8.2      - - - -      - -   6.0
40 to 44 years  10.3  12.9  12.4   9.4   8.9  18.4  12.6   2.5   8.9   8.6   6.9      - - - -   4.0   4.0
45 to 49 years   9.9  13.9  12.6   4.3   6.3  14.5   7.7   2.0   5.1   8.0   6.3      - - - -      - -   6.0
50 to 54 years   6.6  10.3   7.4   9.8   4.3   8.0   3.6   1.0   2.7   6.3   6.3      - - - -      - -   2.0
55 to 59 years   3.6   6.2   3.2   2.3   2.1   3.4   1.7   0.5   0.7   2.9   5.0      - - - -      - -   6.0
60 years and older   2.7   5.8   1.3   1.2   0.8   2.0   0.7   0.2   0.4   1.7   2.5      - - - -   4.0      - -
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   27,871 10,669  5,139   256 1,799  1,778   858  6,395   550 175 159  18 - -  25    50
Race/ethnicity            
White (non-Hispanic)  64.7  69.1  65.4  73.4  95.2  47.9  57.3  49.2  97.5  94.9  95.6  44.4 - -  64.0  70.0
Black (non-Hispanic)  31.8  26.1  31.9  20.7   3.6  49.8  39.3  47.6   1.5   2.9   3.8  55.6 - -  16.0  22.0
Hispanic origin   2.4   3.6   1.7   3.9   0.8   1.6   2.4   1.8   0.5   1.7      - -      - - - -   8.0   4.0
American Indian/Alaska Native   0.3   0.3   0.4   0.8   0.1   0.3   0.2   0.4   0.5      - -   0.6      - - - -      - -      - -
Asian/Pacific Islander   0.3   0.3   0.3   0.4   0.1   0.3   0.2   0.2      - -   0.6      - -      - - - -   4.0      - -
Other   0.5   0.5   0.3   0.8   0.2   0.1   0.5   0.8      - -      - -      - -      - - - -   8.0   4.0
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   27,871 10,669  5,139   256 1,799  1,778   858  6,395   550 175 159  18 - -  25    50
- -  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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