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Table 2a
Admissions by primary substance of abuse, according to gender, race/ethnicity, and age at admission: TEDS 2006
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  1,800,717 393,810 320,222 245,984 74,750 178,475 71,660 289,988 155,643   843 8,011 3,866 1,510 2,777 1,034 52,144
Gender                
Male  68.2  74.6  73.7  68.3  53.8  58.4  65.0  73.8  54.2  59.8  46.4  42.7  72.7  71.1  67.0  61.3
Female  31.8  25.4  26.3  31.7  46.2  41.6  35.0  26.2  45.8  40.2  53.6  57.3  27.3  28.9  33.0  38.7
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  1,800,241 393,736 320,166 245,944 74,731 178,440 71,650 289,927 155,550   843 8,008 3,864 1,508 2,777 1,034 52,063
Race/ethnicity                
White (non-Hispanic)  59.4  69.3  60.0  51.7  88.3  40.5  53.9  51.5  67.5  57.6  85.9  81.5  65.8  16.3  65.3  65.0
Black (non-Hispanic)  21.3  11.3  23.7  21.6   4.2  48.8  24.8  29.3   3.2  21.8   5.0   6.9  18.4  57.9   6.5  17.7
Hispanic origin  14.0  12.7  10.8  23.7   4.1   7.9  17.9  13.7  19.3  12.7   6.4   8.3   9.4  22.2  17.2  12.7
Mexican   5.8   6.7   3.5   5.4   1.4   2.5   6.7   6.4  14.5   8.8   1.7   4.2   3.1  10.4  10.9   0.9
Puerto Rican   3.8   1.5   3.5  12.7   1.0   2.7   5.6   3.1   0.4   0.8   2.3   1.1   2.6   6.4   1.7   2.0
Cuban   0.4   0.4   0.4   0.9   0.3   0.4   0.7   0.3   0.1   0.2   0.5   0.8   0.5   0.5   0.9   0.5
Other/not specified   3.9   4.1   3.4   4.7   1.4   2.3   4.9   3.9   4.2   2.9   2.0   2.1   3.2   4.9   3.7   9.3
Other   5.3   6.7   5.5   3.1   3.4   2.8   3.4   5.4  10.0   7.8   2.7   3.3   6.4   3.6  10.9   4.6
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      - -      - -      *
American Indian   2.2   3.9   3.0   0.5   1.5   0.7   0.8   1.7   2.5   2.4   0.8   1.0   1.9   0.6   6.7   2.1
Asian/Pacific Islander   1.0   0.9   0.7   0.5   0.6   0.6   0.7   1.2   3.2   1.6   0.5   0.7   1.6   0.6   0.9   0.7
Other   2.0   1.7   1.7   2.0   1.2   1.4   1.9   2.4   4.2   3.8   1.3   1.6   2.7   2.4   3.3   1.7
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  1,790,362 391,202 318,635 245,033 74,325 177,813 71,309 288,393 154,916   833 7,977 3,830 1,494 2,758 1,023 50,821
Age at admission                
Under 15 years   1.3   0.5   0.7      *   0.1   0.1   0.3   5.0   0.4   8.0   0.7   1.4   1.9   0.2  20.2   6.5
15 to 19 years  10.4   4.5   8.2   2.9   5.0   1.9   7.6  36.1   7.3  16.6   7.9  10.1  28.7   5.9  29.7  12.0
15 to 17 years   6.4   2.2   4.6   0.4   1.5   0.6   3.5  26.0   3.4  12.2   3.7   6.1  17.5   3.0  23.0   7.8
18 to 19 years   4.0   2.3   3.6   2.4   3.5   1.3   4.1  10.1   3.9   4.4   4.3   4.1  11.1   2.9   6.7   4.2
20 to 24 years  14.4   9.8  13.0  14.6  20.7   6.8  14.8  22.0  19.6  11.9  15.7  15.4  25.6  21.7  11.3  14.4
25 to 29 years  14.0  10.3  12.8  15.5  21.3  10.2  17.4  14.5  21.3  12.9  16.4  14.1  18.0  28.7  10.8  14.6
30 to 34 years  11.3   9.7  11.0  12.4  14.0  12.7  14.5   8.0  15.9   9.1  12.3  11.9  10.3  15.9   6.8  11.3
35 to 39 years  13.1  12.6  14.5  14.8  11.5  20.1  15.1   5.8  14.4  12.6  11.8  11.3   5.5  10.8   4.8  11.6
40 to 44 years  13.9  16.2  17.1  14.8  10.3  22.5  14.4   4.3  11.4  10.0  12.4  11.3   4.6   9.1   7.0  11.2
45 to 49 years  11.1  15.6  13.0  12.5   8.7  15.9   9.5   2.6   6.5  10.1  10.9  10.0   2.9   5.6   5.2   8.8
50 to 54 years   6.2  10.6   6.3   7.9   5.2   6.8   4.4   1.2   2.3   4.9   6.8   6.5   1.2   1.4   3.1   5.3
55 to 59 years   2.8   5.8   2.3   3.5   2.2   2.3   1.5   0.4   0.7   2.9   3.2   3.0   1.1   0.5   0.6   2.6
60 to 64 years   1.0   2.6   0.7   0.9   0.7   0.6   0.4   0.1   0.2   1.0   1.1   1.6   0.1   0.1   0.4   1.0
65 years and over   0.6   1.8   0.3   0.4   0.3   0.2   0.2      *   0.1   0.1   0.7   3.4   0.1      *   0.2   0.7
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  1,798,354 393,440 319,751 245,883 74,622 178,256 71,510 289,402 155,442   842 7,981 3,863 1,489 2,776 1,029 52,068
Average age at
admission
34 yrs 39 yrs 35 yrs 36 yrs 33 yrs 38 yrs 33 yrs 24 yrs 31 yrs 31 yrs 34 yrs 35 yrs 25 yrs 30 yrs 25 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 10.9.07.

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