- Stimulants other than methamphetamine were reported as the primary substance for 0.8
percent of TEDS admissions (Table 3.2). 'Other stimulants' include methamphetamine
admissions for Arkansas, Connecticut, Oregon, and Texas.
- Stimulant admissions were predominantly white (88%). Females made up 46 percent of
stimulant admissions (Table 3.1). Stimulant admissions peaked at ages 25-34 for both
males and females (Table 3.3).
Figure 16. Other Stimulants
Admissions by Sex, Age, and Race/Ethnicity: 1996
- Stimulants other than methamphetamine were injected (the most frequent route of
administration) by 39 percent of stimulant admissions. They were inhaled by 32 percent,
takern orally by 17 percent, and smoked by 12 percent (Table 3.5).
- Seventy-eight percent of stimulant admissions reported use of other drugs as well. Use of
alcohol and marijuana/hashish were reported by 47 and 46 percent of stimulant
admissions, respectively (Table 3.8).