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Highlights for 2007 Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS)

Table 2a
Admissions by primary substance of abuse, according to gender, race/ethnicity, and age at admission: TEDS 2007
Column percent distribution and average age at admission
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions. See Table 6a.]
Gender, 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  1,817,577 406,038 326,887 246,871 90,516 167,914 66,858 287,933 143,024   897 9,949 4,210 1,502 3,124   992 60,862
Gender                
Male  67.7  73.9  73.1  68.5  53.4  57.6  64.8  73.6  54.3  65.3  49.3  42.8  72.2  66.3  63.9  53.8
Female  32.3  26.1  26.9  31.5  46.6  42.4  35.2  26.4  45.7  34.7  50.7  57.2  27.8  33.7  36.1  46.3
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  1,816,877 405,890 326,805 246,835 90,489 167,895 66,844 287,854 142,955   897 9,949 4,209 1,501 3,124   990 60,640
Race/ethnicity                
White (non-Hispanic)  59.6  69.1  60.4  52.3  88.6  40.4  54.1  50.6  65.8  58.1  83.6  80.4  65.0  14.3  64.0  62.4
Black (non-Hispanic)  20.7  11.1  23.1  22.1   3.7  48.8  23.2  28.6   3.0  22.4   5.4   6.7  18.3  58.4   6.8  18.2
Hispanic origin  14.2  13.2  10.9  22.4   4.1   7.9  19.0  15.0  20.9  11.7   8.3   9.0   8.5  22.8  17.7  14.7
Mexican   5.8   6.5   3.5   5.3   1.5   2.5   7.0   6.9  15.8   6.8   1.2   5.7   3.1   9.9  10.6   0.8
Puerto Rican   3.9   2.0   3.5  12.3   1.2   2.7   6.1   3.5   0.4   1.0   4.2   1.1   2.6   7.3   1.8   1.2
Cuban   0.2   0.2   0.2   0.2   0.1   0.2   0.5   0.2   0.1   0.1   0.2   0.1   0.2   0.2   0.2   0.1
Other/not specified   4.3   4.5   3.7   4.6   1.4   2.4   5.4   4.3   4.6   3.8   2.7   2.1   2.5   5.4   5.1  12.6
Other   5.5   6.6   5.7   3.3   3.5   3.0   3.7   5.9  10.3   7.8   2.7   3.9   8.2   4.5  11.4   4.7
Alaska Native   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1      *      - -      *
American Indian   2.2   3.9   3.1   0.5   1.6   0.8   0.9   1.8   2.5   2.1   0.7   1.3   2.0   0.7   7.0   1.9
Asian/Pacific Islander   1.0   0.9   0.7   0.4   0.5   0.5   0.6   1.2   3.1   2.3   0.4   0.7   1.3   0.5   0.6   0.8
Other   2.2   1.7   1.9   2.2   1.3   1.6   2.1   2.8   4.6   3.2   1.5   1.8   4.7   3.3   3.9   2.0
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  1,809,801 404,523 325,729 246,077 90,091 167,275 66,471 286,892 142,798   894 9,896 4,189 1,496 3,111   987 59,372
Age at admission                
Under 15 years   1.3   0.5   0.7      *   0.2   0.1   0.3   4.8   0.3   5.4   0.7   1.7   2.7   0.2  19.8   5.4
15 to 19 years  10.1   4.5   8.1   2.7   5.2   1.6   6.9  35.7   6.1  19.2   8.3  12.2  34.2   4.1  30.2  10.8
15 to 17 years   6.1   2.1   4.4   0.4   1.5   0.4   3.1  25.5   2.8  13.5   4.4   7.5  23.1   1.7  23.6   6.8
18 to 19 years   4.0   2.4   3.6   2.3   3.7   1.2   3.8  10.3   3.4   5.7   3.9   4.7  11.1   2.4   6.6   4.1
20 to 24 years  14.2   9.8  12.8  14.5  21.8   6.4  14.4  21.9  18.3  12.5  14.9  16.2  21.5  21.1  12.5  13.1
25 to 29 years  14.4  10.5  13.2  16.1  22.4  10.3  18.1  14.9  21.5  15.3  15.8  16.0  17.2  30.3  10.6  14.2
30 to 34 years  11.1   9.6  10.8  12.2  14.1  12.0  14.2   8.1  16.3   9.9  11.9  10.6  10.1  17.9   7.1  10.8
35 to 39 years  12.5  12.2  13.8  13.9  11.2  18.8  14.8   5.6  14.8   9.9  12.0   9.9   5.6  10.6   5.2  11.2
40 to 44 years  13.4  15.5  16.2  14.7   9.0  21.9  13.8   4.1  11.7   9.5  12.3   9.6   3.3   8.3   5.8  10.9
45 to 49 years  11.5  16.0  13.6  12.3   7.9  17.1  10.3   2.8   7.3  10.0  11.3   9.3   3.3   5.2   5.3   9.9
50 to 54 years   6.7  10.9   7.1   8.4   5.1   8.0   4.8   1.3   2.7   4.4   7.2   6.4   1.0   1.9   2.0   6.8
55 to 59 years   3.0   5.9   2.6   3.8   2.2   2.7   1.6   0.5   0.8   2.6   3.6   3.1   1.0   0.3   1.4   3.8
60 to 64 years   1.1   2.7   0.8   1.1   0.7   0.7   0.5   0.1   0.2   0.7   1.4   1.7   0.2   0.2   0.2   1.9
65 years and over   0.6   1.9   0.3   0.4   0.3   0.3   0.2      *      *   0.7   0.6   3.5      - -   0.1      - -   1.2
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
No. of admissions  1,815,004 405,650 326,538 246,670 90,406 167,740 66,700 287,379 142,832   896 9,935 4,197 1,496 3,113   990 60,462
Average age at admission 34 yrs 39 yrs 35 yrs 36 yrs 32 yrs 39 yrs 34 yrs 24 yrs 32 yrs 31 yrs 35 yrs 34 yrs 25 yrs 30 yrs 24 yrs 34 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 10.6.08.

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