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Table 2a
Admissions by primary substance of abuse, according to sex, race/ethnicity, and age at admission: TEDS 2005
Column percent distribution and average age at admission
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions. See Table 6a.]
Sex, race/ethnicity, and
age at admission
All admis-
sions
Primary substance at admission
Alcohol Opiates Cocaine Mari-
juana/
hashish
Stimulants 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
Metham-
phetamine/
amphet-
amine
Other
stimu-
lants
Total  1,849,548 398,656 324,990 254,345 67,887 185,236 71,255 292,250 169,489   981 8,039 4,361 2,057 2,807 1,372 65,823
Sex                
Male  68.1  74.9  73.7  68.3  53.7  58.3  65.0  73.4  53.8  64.2  46.9  44.2  71.9  68.6  64.1  59.9
Female  31.9  25.1  26.3  31.7  46.3  41.7  35.0  26.6  46.2  35.8  53.1  55.8  28.1  31.4  35.9  40.1
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  1,849,060 398,564 324,936 254,316 67,875 185,204 71,240 292,145 169,473   981 8,039 4,360 2,057 2,806 1,372 65,692
Race/ethnicity                
White (non-Hispanic)  59.3  69.2  59.7  50.4  88.6  38.4  52.2  52.4  71.4  61.6  84.7  81.8  68.2  18.7  66.1  65.1
Black (non-Hispanic)  22.1  12.2  24.6  23.1   4.4  51.9  27.6  29.3   2.6  16.6   5.2   7.0  16.5  51.9   8.1  14.6
Hispanic origin  13.7  12.7  10.6  23.5   3.6   7.5  16.7  13.4  17.5  16.8   7.3   8.0   9.5  22.7  17.5  14.4
Mexican   5.4   6.8   3.4   4.9   1.0   2.2   6.4   6.0  12.6   8.6   1.7   3.7   2.7  10.3  11.9   0.9
Puerto Rican   4.0   1.8   3.7  13.4   1.0   2.6   5.3   3.1   0.4   1.9   3.3   1.5   1.8   6.5   1.3   1.9
Cuban   0.5   0.4   0.5   0.9   0.3   0.6   0.8   0.4   0.2   0.5   0.5   0.3   0.8   1.1   0.1   0.5
Other/not specified   3.8   3.7   3.0   4.3   1.2   2.0   4.3   3.9   4.3   5.8   1.7   2.4   4.3   4.8   4.3  11.1
Other   4.9   5.9   5.1   3.0   3.4   2.3   3.6   5.0   8.5   5.0   2.8   3.3   5.8   6.7   8.3   5.9
Alaska Native   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.2   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.3   0.2   0.1   0.1   0.2   0.1      *
American Indian   2.1   3.3   2.8   0.5   1.5   0.6   1.2   1.7   2.3   2.1   0.9   1.2   1.6   1.3   5.2   3.6
Asian/Pacific Islander   1.1   1.0   0.8   0.5   0.8   0.5   0.6   1.3   3.3   1.3   0.6   0.6   1.8   0.9   1.1   0.7
Other   1.7   1.5   1.4   1.8   1.0   1.1   1.8   2.0   2.7   1.3   1.2   1.3   2.4   4.3   1.8   1.5
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  1,828,454 393,138 321,221 252,693 66,990 183,456 70,580 288,449 168,226   972 7,918 4,271 1,927 2,751 1,357 64,505
Age at admission                
Under 15 years   1.5   0.5   0.7      *   0.2   0.1   0.3   5.4   0.5   3.1   0.8   1.1   1.6   0.3  18.2   9.3
15 to 19 years  10.5   4.1   8.0   3.0   5.1   1.8   7.1  36.6   9.4  13.6   8.1   9.0  27.2   5.7  22.0  10.7
15 to 17 years   6.4   2.0   4.4   0.5   1.6   0.6   3.2  26.5   4.7   8.8   4.5   4.7  15.2   2.6  16.4   6.9
18 to 19 years   4.1   2.2   3.6   2.5   3.6   1.3   3.8  10.1   4.8   4.8   3.6   4.3  12.1   3.1   5.6   3.8
20 to 24 years  14.2   9.4  12.9  14.0  20.2   6.4  14.2  22.1  21.0  13.4  15.1  14.6  26.8  25.3  10.5  13.5
25 to 29 years  13.2   9.6  12.0  14.5  19.3   9.8  15.9  13.9  20.1  13.3  14.8  13.9  18.0  24.5  10.5  13.0
30 to 34 years  11.8  10.0  11.7  13.1  14.3  14.4  15.2   7.9  16.1  11.2  12.3  12.8   9.0  14.9   9.3  11.6
35 to 39 years  13.6  12.9  15.5  15.5  11.8  21.6  16.2   5.7  13.9  10.3  12.7  12.5   6.5  12.4   9.4  11.4
40 to 44 years  14.5  17.4  17.7  15.5  11.2  22.9  15.7   4.3  10.7  14.4  13.0  10.7   4.7  10.7   5.9  11.8
45 to 49 years  10.7  15.4  12.6  12.4   9.2  14.5   9.6   2.5   5.7   9.7  11.1  11.5   2.9   4.1   7.8   8.5
50 to 54 years   5.9  10.4   5.9   7.8   5.4   6.0   4.0   1.1   1.8   6.4   6.9   6.1   2.4   1.3   3.7   5.3
55 to 59 years   2.5   5.6   2.1   2.9   2.2   1.9   1.4   0.4   0.5   2.6   3.0   2.9   0.5   0.6   1.8   2.7
60 to 64 years   1.0   2.7   0.6   0.8   0.7   0.5   0.4   0.1   0.1   1.5   1.3   1.6   0.3   0.1   0.6   1.2
65 years and over   0.6   1.9   0.3   0.4   0.4   0.2   0.2      *   0.1   0.4   0.8   3.4      - -   0.1   0.2   0.9
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  1,847,685 398,384 324,672 254,212 67,722 185,062 71,158 291,832 169,337   977 8,016 4,352 2,057 2,807 1,366 65,731
Average age at
admission
34 yrs 40 yrs 35 yrs 36 yrs 33 yrs 38 yrs 34 yrs 24 yrs 31 yrs 33 yrs 35 yrs 35 yrs 26 yrs 30 yrs 27 yrs 32 yrs
*  Less than 0.05 percent.
- -  Quantity is zero.
SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS). Data received through 10.3.06.

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