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Table 3.4. Percent distribution of admissions by primary substance of abuse, according to selected race/ethnicity/sex/age groups: 1996

[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by 47 States and jurisdictions. See Table 4.2.]
Selected race/ethnicity/sex/age groups No. of 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
Total 1,518,825 28.0 21.3 11.6 4.1 13.0 1.0 12.8 2.8 0.8 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 3.7 100.0
White (non-Hisp.) male 644,905 36.8 23.8 5.2 3.0 8.9 1.0 13.7 2.8 0.9 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 3.2 100.0
Under 20 years 83,250 13.8 20.7 2.4 1.6 1.7 0.2 49.2 1.8 0.7 0.1 0.1 1.0 0.1 0.7 6.0 100.0
20 to 24 years 72,454 27.9 26.3 5.7 3.2 6.7 0.5 20.6 4.4 1.3 0.1 0.1 0.5 0.1 0.2 2.5 100.0
25 to 29 years 90,471 30.1 28.0 8.4 4.2 8.1 0.7 11.6 4.5 1.3 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 2.6 100.0
30 to 34 years 111,246 33.6 29.0 7.5 4.2 8.7 1.0 8.0 3.6 1.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 2.7 100.0
35 to 39 years 111,156 38.5 26.2 6.1 3.6 10.9 1.4 6.2 2.9 0.8 0.3 0.2 * 0.1 0.1 2.8 100.0
40 to 44 years 81,365 44.7 22.1 3.8 2.4 15.0 1.7 4.5 1.8 0.6 0.3 0.2 * * 0.1 2.7 100.0
45 years and over 94,963 65.0 13.3 1.7 1.2 10.2 1.1 2.3 0.8 0.3 0.3 0.2 * * * 3.5 100.0
White (non-Hisp.) female 270,866 27.7 19.8 8.2 3.8 12.5 2.3 11.2 5.9 1.8 0.8 0.6 0.2 0.1 0.1 5.0 100.0
Under 20 years 36,667 13.2 21.9 3.2 2.6 3.3 0.3 38.4 4.5 1.6 0.1 0.1 1.1 0.1 0.5 9.1 100.0
20 to 24 years 27,917 18.0 20.1 10.7 4.9 13.1 1.0 14.3 10.1 3.0 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.1 3.8 100.0
25 to 29 years 42,700 19.8 20.4 13.4 5.6 13.1 2.0 9.0 9.4 2.5 0.5 0.4 0.1 0.1 * 3.6 100.0
30 to 34 years 54,903 24.9 21.8 11.0 4.9 13.5 2.4 6.8 7.0 2.0 0.8 0.6 * 0.1 * 3.9 100.0
35 to 39 years 50,018 30.9 20.9 8.1 3.7 15.6 3.2 5.5 4.6 1.5 0.9 0.7 * 0.1 0.1 4.2 100.0
40 to 44 years 30,141 37.6 17.6 5.2 2.5 17.8 3.8 4.1 3.1 1.0 1.3 0.8 * * 0.1 4.9 100.0
45 years and over 28,520 56.7 12.2 2.3 1.3 10.4 2.9 2.3 1.2 0.7 1.7 1.0 * * 0.1 7.2 100.0
Black (non-Hisp.) male 255,166 16.8 22.1 24.2 5.8 11.8 0.3 14.9 0.2 0.1 * * * 0.2 * 3.5 100.0
Under 20 years 22,663 5.2 12.8 3.8 1.5 0.8 0.1 64.1 0.1 0.2 * * 0.1 0.3 0.1 10.8 100.0
20 to 24 years 20,628 11.5 19.8 13.7 4.6 5.8 0.1 39.1 0.3 0.1 - - * 0.1 0.6 * 4.2 100.0
25 to 29 years 34,258 12.2 22.9 28.8 7.0 8.6 0.2 16.3 0.3 0.1 * * * 0.3 * 3.1 100.0
30 to 34 years 49,159 12.6 25.4 34.3 7.7 8.3 0.2 8.2 0.3 0.1 * * * 0.2 * 2.5 100.0
35 to 39 years 50,557 15.2 25.6 32.0 7.2 11.2 0.2 5.5 0.2 0.1 * * * 0.1 * 2.5 100.0
40 to 44 years 37,566 18.9 23.3 24.6 5.9 19.7 0.4 4.2 0.2 0.1 * 0.1 * 0.1 * 2.4 100.0
45 years and over 40,335 35.2 18.3 14.9 3.8 21.3 0.5 3.3 0.1 * 0.1 * * * * 2.5 100.0
Black (non-Hisp.) female 122,929 10.2 18.1 38.0 6.2 14.2 0.5 8.5 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.1 * 0.2 * 3.5 100.0
Under 20 years 5,959 8.0 14.4 6.8 1.8 1.7 0.2 45.4 0.4 0.2 * * 0.1 0.3 0.2 20.6 100.0
20 to 24 years 8,438 7.5 15.3 34.4 6.1 10.0 0.3 20.7 0.6 0.2 * 0.1 * 0.3 * 4.3 100.0
25 to 29 years 22,356 5.9 16.8 46.8 7.5 10.6 0.4 8.8 0.3 0.1 * 0.1 * 0.2 * 2.6 100.0
30 to 34 years 32,325 7.5 19.5 45.8 7.3 11.2 0.3 5.4 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.1 * 0.1 * 2.2 100.0
35 to 39 years 27,447 9.5 19.6 41.0 6.4 15.1 0.7 4.5 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.1 * 0.2 * 2.4 100.0
40 to 44 years 15,645 13.1 19.0 30.3 5.3 24.3 0.8 4.4 0.1 * 0.1 0.1 * 0.1 - - 2.3 100.0
45 years and over 10,759 27.8 15.2 19.8 4.0 24.5 1.2 3.4 0.1 * 0.3 0.2 * 0.1 - - 3.4 100.0
Mexican-orig. male 52,350 31.9 13.4 2.6 3.0 32.7 0.2 11.0 3.2 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.4 0.3 0.7 100.0
Under 20 years 7,126 13.4 16.4 1.6 2.3 3.4 0.1 53.9 4.0 0.5 0.1 0.1 0.5 0.3 2.0 1.4 100.0
20 to 24 years 5,817 39.4 17.5 3.6 5.0 14.7 0.1 11.7 5.9 0.5 * 0.1 0.1 0.6 0.1 0.7 100.0
25 to 29 years 7,527 39.2 16.2 4.2 4.5 22.8 0.2 5.8 5.0 0.4 * 0.1 * 0.7 0.1 0.9 100.0
30 to 34 years 9,254 32.5 13.9 3.3 3.2 38.5 0.1 3.2 3.6 0.3 * * * 0.5 0.1 0.6 100.0
35 to 39 years 8,356 29.8 11.6 2.8 2.6 46.6 0.2 2.6 2.4 0.2 0.1 * * 0.4 0.1 0.6 100.0
40 to 44 years 6,115 30.5 11.4 1.8 2.1 49.4 0.5 1.5 1.6 0.1 0.1 0.2 - - 0.2 0.1 0.5 100.0
45 years and over 8,155 38.8 8.1 1.0 1.5 46.7 0.3 2.3 0.6 0.1 0.1 * - - * 0.1 0.3 100.0
Mexican-orig. female 16,055 14.4 12.9 6.4 3.9 37.7 0.7 9.8 9.5 0.8 0.2 0.1 0.1 1.9 0.5 0.9 100.0
Under 20 years 2,601 12.1 18.5 3.0 3.1 3.0 0.2 41.5 10.3 1.5 0.2 0.2 0.5 1.0 2.3 2.8 100.0
20 to 24 years 1,566 12.8 15.1 10.0 5.4 19.2 0.6 9.3 22.0 1.2 - - 0.1 0.1 2.8 0.4 1.0 100.0
25 to 29 years 2,673 13.0 13.8 11.1 5.5 31.5 0.5 4.3 14.7 0.7 * 0.1 - - 3.9 0.1 0.6 100.0
30 to 34 years 3,300 12.8 12.2 7.4 4.5 46.9 0.6 2.6 8.7 0.8 0.1 0.1 * 2.8 - - 0.4 100.0
35 to 39 years 2,800 14.8 9.8 5.4 3.2 54.8 0.9 2.6 5.4 0.7 0.2 0.1 0.1 1.2 0.1 0.8 100.0
40 to 44 years 1,698 15.3 9.7 3.1 2.1 61.2 0.9 2.4 3.5 0.5 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.6 0.1 0.3 100.0
45 years and over 1,417 24.9 10.4 3.4 3.0 50.4 1.3 2.8 2.3 0.3 0.4 0.1 - - 0.1 0.2 0.5 100.0
Puerto Rican-orig. male 44,673 10.9 13.3 5.5 5.8 40.7 0.5 13.7 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 * 8.8 100.0
Under 20 years 5,340 2.5 9.3 4.3 7.2 10.6 0.3 46.6 0.1 1.5 0.1 0.9 0.2 0.3 0.2 15.9 100.0
20 to 24 years 5,552 4.3 10.6 5.1 5.7 34.6 0.3 21.9 0.4 0.1 0.1 - - 0.1 0.3 - - 16.5 100.0
25 to 29 years 7,751 5.6 12.5 7.4 7.4 46.4 0.5 11.8 0.1 0.1 * * * 0.1 - - 8.0 100.0
30 to 34 years 8,781 7.7 14.6 7.5 5.9 49.4 0.5 7.8 0.2 0.1 * * * 0.1 * 6.1 100.0
35 to 39 years 7,260 10.4 15.0 5.6 5.2 50.8 0.6 6.1 0.2 * 0.1 * 0.1 0.1 * 5.7 100.0
40 to 44 years 4,729 15.7 15.5 3.6 4.5 49.1 0.6 4.5 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 * * - - 6.1 100.0
45 years and over 5,260 36.2 14.6 2.4 4.1 33.1 0.4 3.2 - - 0.1 0.1 * * - - - - 5.9 100.0
Puerto Rican-orig. female 13,221 6.7 12.2 11.0 7.5 42.8 0.9 11.6 0.5 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 * 5.9 100.0
Under 20 years 1,213 5.9 13.4 4.8 5.4 11.2 0.2 40.7 1.1 1.4 - - 0.2 0.6 0.5 0.2 14.3 100.0
20 to 24 years 1,437 4.7 10.0 11.0 7.2 37.6 0.7 18.6 0.8 0.2 - - 0.2 0.1 0.2 - - 8.6 100.0
25 to 29 years 2,906 4.0 11.2 14.0 8.9 45.7 0.8 10.5 0.4 0.1 - - 0.1 - - * - - 4.3 100.0
30 to 34 years 3,237 4.1 12.4 13.5 8.3 48.4 1.1 6.6 0.5 0.2 0.2 0.1 - - 0.2 - - 4.4 100.0
35 to 39 years 2,370 7.1 12.8 10.1 6.8 50.4 0.9 6.6 0.4 0.1 0.2 0.1 - - 0.1 * 4.3 100.0
40 to 44 years 1,248 11.8 13.9 8.7 7.1 47.2 1.5 4.7 0.1 0.2 0.5 0.2 0.1 - - - - 4.0 100.0
45 years and over 810 22.1 12.3 6.3 5.7 38.3 1.2 4.9 0.1 0.1 0.5 0.5 0.2 - - - - 7.7 100.0
American Indian/ Alaskan Native male 24,466 46.6 28.4 2.5 1.5 4.1 0.3 11.5 2.0 0.7 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.4 1.4 100.0
Under 20 years 3,304 15.6 28.9 0.9 0.7 0.4 0.1 44.9 1.6 0.8 0.1 * 0.7 0.4 1.8 3.2 100.0
20 to 24 years 2,693 34.6 35.6 2.3 2.0 1.9 0.1 16.6 3.2 1.2 0.1 0.1 0.4 0.2 0.4 1.3 100.0
25 to 29 years 3,457 41.5 33.9 3.8 2.0 2.8 0.2 9.4 3.2 1.6 0.1 * 0.2 * 0.1 1.2 100.0
30 to 34 years 4,307 46.5 32.7 4.0 2.0 3.7 0.2 5.8 2.6 0.8 0.1 * 0.1 0.1 0.2 1.2 100.0
35 to 39 years 3,984 51.4 29.3 3.1 1.8 5.3 0.6 4.5 1.9 0.6 0.1 0.1 * 0.1 0.4 1.0 100.0
40 to 44 years 2,934 58.2 23.9 2.0 1.3 8.2 0.5 2.9 1.3 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.1 * 0.1 1.1 100.0
45 years and over 3,787 73.0 15.4 1.0 1.0 5.9 0.4 1.4 0.4 0.2 * 0.1 - - * * 1.2 100.0
American Indian/ Alaskan Native female 12,531 35.7 27.4 5.4 3.2 7.8 0.8 10.5 4.3 1.6 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.4 2.2 100.0
Under 20 years 1,888 16.2 29.1 2.1 2.4 1.1 0.1 35.6 4.4 1.5 0.2 - - 0.7 0.2 1.6 4.8 100.0
20 to 24 years 1,411 26.7 33.0 7.8 3.8 4.7 0.3 10.8 6.0 3.8 0.1 - - 0.1 0.1 0.4 2.6 100.0
25 to 29 years 1,992 29.6 29.8 9.1 4.2 7.9 0.8 7.1 7.3 2.0 0.2 0.2 - - 0.2 0.2 1.6 100.0
30 to 34 years 2,530 35.2 31.0 6.7 4.3 8.3 0.7 4.9 5.1 1.6 0.3 0.4 * 0.2 0.1 1.3 100.0
35 to 39 years 2,140 40.3 26.6 5.1 3.3 10.7 1.4 6.4 2.8 1.3 0.2 0.4 - - 0.1 0.1 1.4 100.0
40 to 44 years 1,271 49.8 21.6 3.3 2.1 12.6 1.5 3.3 2.4 0.7 0.2 0.6 - - 0.2 0.1 1.6 100.0
45 years and over 1,299 63.0 14.9 1.9 1.1 9.9 0.8 3.5 1.0 0.3 0.8 0.2 - - 0.1 0.1 2.4 100.0
Other male 46,315 31.5 17.6 6.7 4.8 15.8 1.4 13.9 3.2 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.1 4.2 100.0
Under 20 years 7,233 10.4 19.2 3.2 2.0 2.8 0.3 50.5 2.6 0.3 * 0.2 0.7 0.2 0.5 6.9 100.0
20 to 24 years 5,624 26.7 19.9 6.9 6.0 10.9 0.6 20.3 4.7 0.6 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.1 2.8 100.0
25 to 29 years 7,016 31.3 19.2 9.2 6.6 15.3 0.6 8.7 5.3 0.3 0.1 * * 0.3 * 3.1 100.0
30 to 34 years 7,858 32.9 19.0 9.4 6.2 18.0 1.1 5.1 4.0 0.3 0.1 0.1 * 0.2 * 3.7 100.0
35 to 39 years 7,409 34.1 17.5 8.0 5.2 21.7 1.4 4.8 2.6 0.2 0.1 0.1 - - 0.1 * 4.3 100.0
40 to 44 years 5,138 38.1 16.2 5.8 4.5 23.3 2.5 2.8 2.0 0.1 0.1 0.2 * * 0.1 4.2 100.0
45 years and over 6,037 51.2 11.3 3.5 2.6 19.8 3.8 2.3 0.8 0.1 0.1 0.1 * - - * 4.2 100.0
Other female 15,348 17.1 16.7 10.7 5.6 19.6 1.9 13.0 7.6 0.8 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.8 0.1 5.3 100.0
Under 20 years 3,004 10.1 20.9 3.9 2.9 2.8 0.3 41.5 6.5 0.8 - - 0.1 1.2 0.3 0.2 8.5 100.0
20 to 24 years 1,735 13.9 15.0 14.2 6.3 15.9 0.8 13.0 13.5 1.2 0.1 0.1 0.4 1.1 0.2 4.1 100.0
25 to 29 years 2,575 14.0 15.4 13.8 7.6 21.9 1.6 7.0 11.3 0.9 0.2 0.2 * 1.8 0.1 4.1 100.0
30 to 34 years 2,942 15.7 17.0 14.2 7.1 24.9 1.8 4.3 8.5 0.7 0.3 0.2 - - 1.0 * 4.2 100.0
35 to 39 years 2,491 19.2 17.2 11.8 6.8 26.9 2.1 4.9 5.2 0.6 0.4 0.1 * 0.4 0.1 4.2 100.0
40 to 44 years 1,403 24.9 15.5 9.9 4.1 27.9 2.6 4.8 3.1 0.5 0.6 0.5 - - 0.1 - - 5.5 100.0
45 years and over 1,198 36.6 11.0 6.0 2.4 23.4 7.8 2.3 1.8 0.3 1.2 0.8 - - 0.2 - - 6.2 100.0
- - 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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