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Table 3.3. Percent distribution of admissions by selected race/ethnicity/sex/age groups, according to primary substance of abuse: 1996

[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by 47 States and jurisdictions. See Table 4.2.]
Selected race/ethnicity/sex/age groups All admis-sions Primary substance at admission
Alcohol only Alcohol with secondary drug Smoked cocaine Non-smoked cocaine Heroin Other opiates Mari-juana/ hashish Meth-amphet-amine Other stimu-lants Tran-quil-izers Seda-tives Hallu-cino-gens PCP Inhal-ants Other/ None speci-fied
Total 1,534,045 432,617 325,294 177,882 62,469 198,640 15,446 195,787 42,330 11,816 3,992 2,985 2,517 2,232 1,908 58,130
White (non-Hisp.) male 42.5 55.7 47.5 19.0 31.1 28.9 40.4 45.3 43.3 46.8 35.9 31.1 60.7 20.5 51.4 37.0
Under 20 years 5.5 2.7 5.3 1.1 2.2 0.7 1.0 21.1 3.6 4.9 1.9 2.1 35.2 5.3 29.1 8.9
20 to 24 years 4.8 4.7 5.9 2.3 3.8 2.5 2.3 7.7 7.6 7.9 2.4 2.9 14.0 3.0 5.9 3.2
25 to 29 years 6.0 6.4 7.8 4.3 6.1 3.7 4.3 5.4 9.6 9.7 3.7 3.3 5.0 4.3 3.8 4.1
30 to 34 years 7.3 8.8 10.0 4.7 7.6 4.9 7.2 4.6 9.6 10.1 6.2 4.7 2.5 3.4 3.6 5.4
35 to 39 years 7.3 10.1 9.0 3.8 6.5 6.1 9.8 3.5 7.7 7.8 8.0 7.6 1.4 2.9 4.1 5.6
40 to 44 years 5.4 8.6 5.6 1.8 3.1 6.2 9.0 1.9 3.5 3.9 6.4 5.2 1.6 1.1 3.1 4.0
45 years and over 6.3 14.5 3.9 0.9 1.8 4.9 6.8 1.1 1.8 2.5 7.2 5.3 1.1 0.6 1.9 5.9
White (non-Hisp.) female 17.8 17.6 16.6 12.6 16.8 17.2 40.0 15.6 37.8 41.1 54.1 53.0 22.7 10.9 17.5 24.3
Under 20 years 2.4 1.1 2.5 0.7 1.5 0.6 0.6 7.2 4.0 4.9 1.0 1.8 16.9 2.0 9.9 5.9
20 to 24 years 1.8 1.2 1.7 1.7 2.2 1.8 1.9 2.1 6.7 7.1 2.3 2.7 2.3 0.9 1.3 1.9
25 to 29 years 2.8 2.0 2.7 3.2 3.9 2.8 5.5 2.0 9.5 9.1 5.8 6.4 1.0 1.9 0.8 2.7
30 to 34 years 3.6 3.2 3.7 3.4 4.4 3.7 8.8 1.9 9.1 9.3 11.4 12.0 0.8 2.7 1.4 3.8
35 to 39 years 3.3 3.6 3.2 2.3 3.0 3.9 10.4 1.4 5.4 6.3 12.0 11.9 0.9 2.6 1.4 3.8
40 to 44 years 2.0 2.7 1.6 0.9 1.2 2.7 7.4 0.6 2.2 2.6 9.6 8.4 0.4 0.4 1.8 2.6
45 years and over 1.9 3.8 1.1 0.4 0.6 1.5 5.3 0.3 0.8 1.8 12.0 9.9 0.5 0.4 0.9 3.6
Black (non-Hisp.) male 16.8 10.1 17.4 35.0 24.1 15.2 4.5 19.5 1.4 2.1 1.6 2.6 3.8 22.6 3.3 15.7
Under 20 years 1.5 0.3 0.9 0.5 0.6 0.1 0.1 7.5 0.1 0.5 0.1 0.1 1.3 3.2 1.1 4.4
20 to 24 years 1.4 0.6 1.3 1.6 1.5 0.6 0.1 4.2 0.2 0.2 - - 0.2 0.9 5.3 0.2 1.5
25 to 29 years 2.3 1.0 2.4 5.6 3.9 1.5 0.4 2.9 0.2 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.4 4.5 0.6 1.9
30 to 34 years 3.2 1.5 3.9 9.5 6.1 2.1 0.7 2.1 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.4 0.4 5.3 0.5 2.2
35 to 39 years 3.3 1.8 4.0 9.2 5.9 2.8 0.8 1.4 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.5 0.4 3.0 0.3 2.3
40 to 44 years 2.5 1.7 2.7 5.2 3.6 3.7 1.1 0.8 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.7 0.2 0.9 0.2 1.6
45 years and over 2.7 3.3 2.3 3.4 2.5 4.3 1.3 0.7 0.1 0.1 0.5 0.5 0.1 0.4 0.3 1.8
Black (non-Hisp.) female 8.1 2.9 6.9 26.4 12.4 8.8 4.3 5.4 0.8 1.1 2.3 3.8 1.5 8.7 1.2 7.6
Under 20 years 0.4 0.1 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 1.4 * 0.1 0.1 * 0.2 0.8 0.5 2.2
20 to 24 years 0.6 0.1 0.4 1.6 0.8 0.4 0.2 0.9 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.3 0.2 1.2 0.1 0.6
25 to 29 years 1.5 0.3 1.2 5.9 2.7 1.2 0.5 1.0 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.6 0.3 1.8 0.1 1.0
30 to 34 years 2.1 0.6 2.0 8.4 3.8 1.8 0.7 0.9 0.2 0.3 0.5 0.7 0.4 1.8 0.2 1.3
35 to 39 years 1.8 0.6 1.7 6.4 2.8 2.1 1.2 0.6 0.2 0.2 0.5 0.8 0.3 2.1 0.3 1.2
40 to 44 years 1.0 0.5 0.9 2.7 1.3 1.9 0.8 0.4 * 0.1 0.3 0.7 * 0.8 - - 0.6
45 years and over 0.7 0.7 0.5 1.2 0.7 1.3 0.9 0.2 * * 0.7 0.7 * 0.3 - - 0.6
Mexican-orig. male 3.4 3.9 2.2 0.8 2.5 8.6 0.8 3.0 4.0 1.4 0.8 1.3 1.9 9.0 9.8 0.6
Under 20 years 0.5 0.2 0.4 0.1 0.3 0.1 0.1 2.0 0.7 0.3 0.2 0.3 1.5 1.1 7.5 0.2
20 to 24 years 0.4 0.5 0.3 0.1 0.5 0.4 0.1 0.3 0.8 0.2 * 0.2 0.2 1.5 0.3 0.1
25 to 29 years 0.5 0.7 0.4 0.2 0.5 0.9 0.1 0.2 0.9 0.2 0.1 0.2 * 2.3 0.4 0.1
30 to 34 years 0.6 0.7 0.4 0.2 0.5 1.8 0.1 0.2 0.8 0.3 * 0.1 0.1 2.1 0.5 0.1
35 to 39 years 0.6 0.6 0.3 0.1 0.3 2.0 0.1 0.1 0.5 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 1.4 0.4 0.1
40 to 44 years 0.4 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.2 1.5 0.2 * 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.3 - - 0.6 0.3 0.1
45 years and over 0.5 0.7 0.2 * 0.2 1.9 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.3 0.1 - - 0.1 0.4 *
Mexican-orig. female 1.1 0.5 0.6 0.6 1.0 3.1 0.7 0.8 3.6 1.2 0.6 0.6 0.8 14.1 4.1 0.3
Under 20 years 0.2 0.1 0.1 * 0.1 * * 0.6 0.6 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.5 1.2 3.2 0.1
20 to 24 years 0.1 * 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.8 0.2 - - * 0.1 2.0 0.4 *
25 to 29 years 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.4 0.1 0.1 0.9 0.2 * 0.1 - - 4.7 0.2 *
30 to 34 years 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.8 0.1 * 0.7 0.2 0.1 0.1 * 4.1 - - *
35 to 39 years 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.8 0.2 * 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 1.5 0.1 *
40 to 44 years 0.1 0.1 0.1 * 0.1 0.5 0.1 * 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 * 0.4 0.1 *
45 years and over 0.1 0.1 * * 0.1 0.4 0.1 * 0.1 * 0.2 * - - 0.1 0.2 *
Puerto Rican-orig. male 2.9 1.1 1.8 1.4 4.2 9.2 1.3 3.2 0.2 0.9 0.7 2.3 0.9 2.5 0.8 7.0
Under 20 years 0.4 * 0.2 0.1 0.6 0.3 0.1 1.3 * 0.7 0.1 1.7 0.4 0.6 0.5 1.5
20 to 24 years 0.4 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.5 1.0 0.1 0.6 0.1 * 0.1 - - 0.2 0.6 - - 1.6
25 to 29 years 0.5 0.1 0.3 0.3 0.9 1.8 0.3 0.5 * 0.1 0.1 0.1 * 0.4 - - 1.1
30 to 34 years 0.6 0.2 0.4 0.4 0.8 2.2 0.3 0.4 * * 0.1 0.1 * 0.6 0.2 1.0
35 to 39 years 0.5 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.6 1.9 0.3 0.2 * * 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.1 0.7
40 to 44 years 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.3 1.2 0.2 0.1 * * 0.1 0.3 * * - - 0.5
45 years and over 0.3 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.3 0.9 0.1 0.1 - - * 0.1 0.1 * - - - - 0.5
Puerto Rican-orig. female 0.9 0.2 0.5 0.8 1.6 2.9 0.8 0.8 0.2 0.3 0.5 0.7 0.4 0.9 0.2 1.4
Under 20 years 0.1 * 0.1 * 0.1 0.1 * 0.3 * 0.1 - - 0.1 0.3 0.3 0.1 0.3
20 to 24 years 0.1 * * 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.1 0.1 * * - - 0.1 * 0.1 - - 0.2
25 to 29 years 0.2 * 0.1 0.2 0.4 0.7 0.2 0.2 * * - - 0.1 - - * - - 0.2
30 to 34 years 0.2 * 0.1 0.2 0.4 0.8 0.2 0.1 * 0.1 0.1 0.1 - - 0.3 - - 0.3
35 to 39 years 0.2 * 0.1 0.1 0.3 0.6 0.1 0.1 * * 0.1 0.1 - - 0.1 0.1 0.2
40 to 44 years 0.1 * 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.3 0.1 * * * 0.2 0.1 * - - - - 0.1
45 years and over 0.1 * * * 0.1 0.2 0.1 * * * 0.1 0.1 0.1 - - - - 0.1
American Indian/ Alaskan Native male 1.6 2.7 2.1 0.3 0.6 0.5 0.5 1.5 1.2 1.5 0.4 0.5 1.9 1.3 5.5 0.6
Under 20 years 0.2 0.1 0.3 * * * * 0.8 0.1 0.2 0.1 * 0.9 0.6 3.1 0.2
20 to 24 years 0.2 0.2 0.3 * 0.1 * * 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.4 0.3 0.6 0.1
25 to 29 years 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.1 0.1 * 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.5 0.1 * 0.3 * 0.2 0.1
30 to 34 years 0.3 0.5 0.4 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.3 0.3 0.1 * 0.2 0.2 0.5 0.1
35 to 39 years 0.3 0.5 0.4 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 * 0.1 0.8 0.1
40 to 44 years 0.2 0.4 0.2 * 0.1 0.1 0.1 * 0.1 * 0.1 0.2 0.1 * 0.2 0.1
45 years and over 0.2 0.6 0.2 * 0.1 0.1 0.1 * * 0.1 * 0.1 - - * 0.1 0.1
American Indian/ Alaskan Native female 0.8 1.1 1.1 0.4 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.7 1.3 1.7 0.9 1.0 0.6 0.9 2.4 0.5
Under 20 years 0.1 0.1 0.2 * 0.1 * * 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.1 - - 0.5 0.2 1.7 0.2
20 to 24 years 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 * * 0.1 0.2 0.5 * - - 0.1 0.1 0.3 0.1
25 to 29 years 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.3 0.3 0.1 0.1 - - 0.2 0.2 0.1
30 to 34 years 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.3 * 0.2 0.1 0.1
35 to 39 years 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.3 - - 0.1 0.1 0.1
40 to 44 years 0.1 0.1 0.1 * * 0.1 0.1 * 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 - - 0.1 0.1 *
45 years and over 0.1 0.2 0.1 * * 0.1 0.1 * * * 0.3 0.1 - - * 0.1 0.1
Other male 3.0 3.4 2.5 1.8 3.6 3.7 4.2 3.3 3.5 1.0 1.1 1.8 2.9 3.5 3.1 3.5
Under 20 years 0.5 0.2 0.4 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 1.9 0.5 0.2 0.1 0.5 2.1 0.8 2.0 0.9
20 to 24 years 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.5 0.3 0.2 0.6 0.6 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.3
25 to 29 years 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.8 0.5 0.3 0.3 0.9 0.2 0.1 0.1 * 0.9 0.2 0.4
30 to 34 years 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.4 0.8 0.7 0.5 0.2 0.7 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.9 0.2 0.5
35 to 39 years 0.5 0.6 0.4 0.3 0.6 0.8 0.7 0.2 0.5 0.1 0.3 0.3 - - 0.3 0.1 0.6
40 to 44 years 0.3 0.5 0.3 0.2 0.4 0.6 0.8 0.1 0.2 * 0.2 0.3 * 0.1 0.3 0.4
45 years and over 0.4 0.7 0.2 0.1 0.3 0.6 1.5 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 * - - 0.1 0.5
Other female 1.0 0.6 0.8 0.9 1.4 1.5 2.0 1.0 2.8 1.0 1.2 1.3 1.8 5.3 0.8 1.4
Under 20 years 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 * 0.1 0.6 0.5 0.2 - - 0.1 1.5 0.4 0.3 0.5
20 to 24 years 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.6 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.3 0.9 0.2 0.1
25 to 29 years 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.1 0.7 0.2 0.1 0.2 * 2.1 0.2 0.2
30 to 34 years 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.3 0.1 0.6 0.2 0.2 0.2 - - 1.3 0.1 0.2
35 to 39 years 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.1 0.3 0.1 0.3 0.1 * 0.5 0.1 0.2
40 to 44 years 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 * 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 - - * - - 0.1
45 years and over 0.1 0.1 * * * 0.1 0.6 * 0.1 * 0.4 0.3 - - 0.1 - - 0.1
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
No. of admissions 1,518,825 425,543 323,479 176,588 61,854 198,113 15,323 194,299 42,226 11,764 3,958 2,960 2,476 2,226 1,864 56,152
- - Quantity is zero.
* Less than 0.05 percent.

SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, TEDS - 1.14.98.


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