Table 4.1a. Admissions aged 12 and older, by primary substance of abuse and age at admission according to  type of service: 2012
Column percent distribution and average age at admission
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting states and jurisdictions.]
Primary substance and age at admission All admis-
sions
Type of service
Ambulatory Detoxification
(24-hour service)
Rehabilitation/residential Medication-assisted opioid
therapy1
Out-
patient
Intensive
outpatient
Free-
standing
residential
Hospital
inpatient
Ambu-
latory
Short-term
(<30 days)
Long-term
(30+ days)
Hospital
(non-
detox)
Out-
patient
Detox-
ification
Resi-
dential
Total  1,749,767 761,461 204,682 309,400  59,212  10,408 158,392 127,921 4,870 86,937 20,490 5,994
Primary substance            
Alcohol  38.9  39.9  37.1  51.4  59.5  54.4  36.9  29.4  54.8   1.4   7.1   8.8
Opiates  26.0  13.6  18.9  33.5  31.9  41.1  28.7  26.2  23.6  95.2  89.2  79.0
Marijuana  17.5  27.9  23.4   2.6   1.4   0.8  10.9  14.0   3.7   0.8   0.3   2.0
Cocaine   6.9   6.9   8.0   5.4   2.3   1.2  10.9  11.9   8.3   0.8   0.8   5.1
Methamphetamine/amphetamines   7.1   7.8   9.4   4.0   0.5   0.8   8.4  14.9   4.0   0.3   0.4   2.0
Tranquilizers   1.0   0.6   0.7   1.5   3.2   0.8   1.6   0.8   2.3   0.2   1.4   1.7
Sedatives   0.2   0.2   0.2   0.2   0.2   0.2   0.2   0.1   0.3   0.1   0.1   0.3
Other/none specified   2.4   3.1   2.3   1.3   1.0   0.6   2.5   2.6   3.0   1.2   0.8   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
No. of admissions  1,749,767 761,461 204,682 309,400 59,212 10,408 158,392 127,921 4,870 86,937 20,490 5,994
Age at admission            
12 to 17 years   6.9  10.9   8.2   1.0   0.5   0.1   5.0   7.0   0.3   0.1   0.1   0.5
18 to 19 years   3.6   4.6   4.0   2.2   1.3   2.1   3.3   3.3   2.4   1.2   2.5   3.1
20 to 24 years  14.7  15.6  16.3  12.5   7.8  12.2  15.1  15.5  12.2  12.5  17.6  17.9
25 to 29 years  15.8  15.7  16.5  14.6  10.5  13.4  16.1  16.7  14.1  19.0  19.1  20.8
30 to 34 years  13.6  13.4  14.2  13.1  10.8  13.0  13.7  14.1  12.9  16.6  15.0  16.9
35 to 39 years   9.8   9.5   9.8  10.2   9.9  10.7   9.7   9.7  10.1  10.8   9.6   9.9
40 to 44 years  10.2   9.0   9.6  12.4  14.3  11.6  10.6  10.5  12.7  10.6   9.2   8.6
45 to 49 years  10.4   8.7   9.2  13.5  17.3  14.2  11.1  10.3  14.6  10.3   9.9   8.8
50 to 54 years   8.2   6.8   7.0  11.2  14.1  10.0   8.7   7.6  10.2   8.9   8.5   7.2
55 to 59 years   4.4   3.5   3.4   6.0   7.8   6.2   4.3   3.6   6.3   6.1   5.3   4.2
60 to 64 years   1.7   1.4   1.2   2.3   3.6   3.7   1.7   1.2   2.5   2.8   2.4   1.7
65 years and older   0.8   0.8   0.5   0.9   2.2   2.7   0.7   0.4   1.5   1.1   0.7   0.5
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
No. of admissions  1,749,767 761,461 204,682 309,400 59,212 10,408 158,392 127,921 4,870  86,937  20,490 5,994
Average age at admission 35 yrs 33 yrs 33 yrs 38 yrs 42 yrs 39 yrs 35 yrs 34 yrs 39 yrs 37 yrs 36 yrs 34 yrs
1 Therapy with methadone or buprenorphine is part of client's treatment plan.
SOURCE: Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS). Data received through 10.17.13.

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