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Highlights for 2007 Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS)

Table 3
Admissions by primary substance of abuse, according to frequency of use, route of administration, age at first use,
and number of prior treatment episodes: TEDS 2007
Percent distribution
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions. See Table 6a.]
Frequency of use, route of administration, age at first use, and number of prior treatment episodes 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
Frequency of use                
No use in the past month  28.9  26.4  27.5  16.1  19.4  27.8  37.9  37.2  47.3  25.6  20.7  26.6  50.3  42.6  33.9  36.1
1-3 times in the past month  12.6  16.1  12.7   3.5   5.0  11.3  15.7  16.4  15.5  10.9   7.8   9.9  11.7  18.1  19.9   9.8
1-2 times per week   9.2  12.9  10.0   2.6   3.6   9.3  10.6  10.4   9.7   6.4   4.7   6.6   8.8  10.2  10.6   7.0
3-6 times per week  11.9  13.1  13.2   6.7   9.5  15.5  13.1  12.1  11.4  10.6   9.0  14.0  10.3  10.6  13.2   9.4
Daily  37.4  31.5  36.6  71.1  62.5  36.1  22.7  23.9  16.2  46.5  57.7  43.0  18.9  18.4  22.4  37.6
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  1,751,097 401,391 325,109 246,221 89,975 166,953 66,146 286,080 142,330   879 9,876 4,150 1,475 3,110   984  6,418
Route of administration                
Oral  46.7  99.5  99.6   1.3  71.6      - -   5.3   2.4   4.4  54.5  94.2  90.6  66.5   6.0   9.1  57.7
Smoking  31.9   0.3   0.3   2.3   1.7 100.0      - -  96.6  66.4  35.4   2.1   2.8  19.9  91.4   7.4  14.6
Inhalation  11.6   0.1   0.1  32.0  15.9      - -  80.7   0.8   9.9   5.5   2.7   3.0   4.2   1.7  80.9   6.9
Injection   9.5   0.1   0.1  64.0  10.1      - -  11.3   0.1  18.4   3.5   0.7   3.0   7.6   0.7   1.5   4.3
Other   0.4   0.1      *   0.4   0.8      - -   2.7   0.2   0.8   1.1   0.3   0.6   1.8   0.2   1.1  16.5
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  1,736,882 391,302 320,588 245,696 89,964 167,914 65,733 286,883 142,214   891 9,888 4,156 1,489 3,102   989  6,073
Age at first use                
12 years or under  13.2  14.2  23.5   2.9   2.7   2.5   3.4  25.1   5.8  21.3   4.1   4.9  10.8   5.6  20.8  16.2
13 to 14 years  16.4  16.7  24.5   6.5   4.9   4.4   7.3  30.7  12.3  10.5   7.4  10.2  20.4  11.8  29.2  12.0
15 to 16 years  20.9  27.5  26.5  13.0  11.1   9.4  15.4  25.4  17.6  23.5  12.9  15.2  24.7  21.8  19.7  15.8
17 to 18 years  16.6  22.0  15.0  18.6  14.1  13.5  19.2  11.3  17.0  12.9  12.1  11.9  18.0  21.0   9.6  12.2
19 to 20 years   8.3   7.8   4.4  14.0  12.0  11.3  13.0   3.3  10.5   6.2   8.9   7.9   8.2  11.6   6.5   6.5
21 to 25 years  11.8   8.4   4.1  21.4  21.1  23.6  20.9   2.8  16.4  10.4  15.5  15.8  10.2  17.2   4.8  14.7
26 to 30 years   5.8   1.7   1.0  11.4  12.8  15.9  10.4   0.8   9.1   6.5  12.2   8.9   4.8   7.2   1.7   6.9
Over 30 years   6.9   1.7   0.9  12.1  21.4  19.3  10.2   0.6  11.2   8.7  26.9  25.2   2.9   3.9   7.7  15.8
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  1,749,201 399,991 325,192 245,772 89,602 167,274 66,254 286,194 142,184   865 9,850 4,163 1,495 3,108   980  6,277
No. of prior treatment episodes                
None  44.1  51.4  39.4  22.9  42.8  32.2  43.3  57.9  49.9  61.8  38.3  58.8  47.9  41.2  58.9  67.7
1  21.4  20.6  21.6  18.0  23.5  20.9  23.4  23.1  24.2  13.8  21.9  19.5  22.4  24.5  17.8  14.5
2  12.1  10.2  13.2  14.9  13.3  14.6  13.3   9.5  12.2   8.2  12.9   9.0  12.3  16.0   8.1   6.3
3   7.0   5.6   8.0  10.8   7.2   9.9   7.4   4.1   6.0   2.7   7.5   4.7   6.5   7.3   6.6   3.2
4   4.0   3.1   4.7   6.9   4.0   6.1   4.0   1.8   3.0   2.1   5.0   2.3   3.6   3.0   2.3   1.7
5 or more  11.5   9.1  13.1  26.5   9.2  16.4   8.5   3.4   4.7  11.3  14.4   5.7   7.2   8.0   6.2   6.7
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  1,612,171 356,340 279,446 218,118 83,605 155,214 62,160 275,017 137,333   803 8,205 3,964 1,427 3,049   950 26,540
* 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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