Table 3.7. Connecticut 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  46,067  8,322  8,648 14,579 2,420 3,031 1,633  5,754    98 409 104 115 492  48   414
Gender            
Male  71.7  73.2  74.9  71.4  64.9  55.0  70.7  79.4  73.5  62.5  45.2  67.8  63.4  64.6  75.4
Female  28.3  26.8  25.1  28.6  35.1  45.0  29.3  20.6  26.5  37.5  54.8  32.2  36.6  35.4  24.6
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   46,053  8,322  8,645 14,573 2,418 3,031 1,633  5,752    98 408 104 115 492  48   414
Age at admission            
12 to 19 years   5.1   1.0   3.3   2.9   5.9   0.6   2.2  22.3  12.2   3.2      - -  13.0   4.3  20.8   6.0
20 to 24 years  15.6   6.2  10.8  19.8  23.9   5.7  10.2  28.0  14.3  18.3  13.5  19.1  24.0  22.9  15.5
25 to 29 years  15.6   7.1  12.5  19.0  22.7  10.4  15.1  21.4  11.2  24.2  18.3  22.6  39.8  25.0  17.1
30 to 34 years  12.0   8.6  10.5  13.5  13.5  11.2  15.4  12.1  14.3  14.7  23.1  26.1  23.2  10.4  15.9
35 to 39 years  12.5  11.1  13.7  13.1  11.7  17.7  18.9   7.5  20.4  10.8  10.6   9.6   7.1   4.2  10.9
40 to 44 years  14.1  17.3  18.2  12.8   8.1  24.5  17.8   4.1  11.2  10.0   8.7   2.6   1.6  10.4  12.1
45 to 49 years  12.9  20.7  17.3  10.4   6.9  18.3  12.4   2.9   8.2   9.0  10.6   3.5      - -   2.1  10.9
50 to 54 years   7.6  15.0   9.2   5.8   4.0   8.8   5.9   1.0   4.1   5.9   9.6   1.7      - -   2.1   6.0
55 to 59 years   3.1   7.8   3.2   1.9   2.3   2.1   1.7   0.4   2.0   2.9   4.8   1.7      - -   2.1   3.4
60 years and older   1.6   5.1   1.3   0.8   1.0   0.5   0.5   0.2   2.0   1.0   1.0      - -      - -      - -   2.2
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   46,067  8,322  8,648 14,579 2,420 3,031 1,633  5,754    98 409 104 115 492  48   414
Race/ethnicity            
White (non-Hispanic)  60.7  75.6  59.7  64.9  86.8  44.7  53.7  32.2  55.2  86.3  76.0  53.9  15.7  39.6  48.6
Black (non-Hispanic)  18.0   9.7  22.6  10.2   2.4  38.1  22.4  35.6  15.6   5.9   3.8  21.7  50.0  37.5  24.9
Hispanic origin  19.3  12.4  16.1  23.5   8.7  15.4  21.0  28.7  22.9   6.9  19.2  22.6  31.3  22.9  24.6
American Indian/Alaska Native   0.3   0.4   0.3   0.2   0.4   0.2   0.2   0.3      - -      - -      - -   0.9   0.4      - -   0.2
Asian/Pacific Islander   0.3   0.2   0.3   0.2   0.2   0.3   0.5   0.4      - -      - -   1.0      - -   0.2      - -   0.2
Other   1.5   1.6   1.1   1.1   1.4   1.4   2.2   2.7   6.3   1.0      - -   0.9   2.4      - -   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   45,979  8,302  8,633 14,563 2,416 3,029 1,627  5,732    96 408 104 115 492  48   414
- -  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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