Table 2.1a. Admissions aged 12 and older, by gender and age at admission according to primary substance of abuse: 2010
Column percent distribution and average age at admission
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions.]
Gender and age at admission All admis-
sions
Primary substance at admission
Alcohol Opiates Cocaine Mari-
juana/
hashish
Metham-
phetamine/
amphet-
amines
Tran-
quil-
izers
Seda-
tives
Hallu-
cino-
gens
PCP Inhal-
ants
Other/
none
speci-
fied
Alcohol
only
With
second-
ary
drug
Heroin Other
opiates
Smoked
cocaine
Other
route
Total  1,820,737 411,388 332,699 256,256 157,171 104,564 43,587 335,833 112,473 15,707 4,117 1,675 4,501 1,449 39,317
Gender            
Male  67.6  72.5  72.6  66.9  53.9  57.4  67.8  73.5  53.1  51.1  45.1  72.2  60.2  60.7  63.1
Female  32.4  27.5  27.4  33.1  46.1  42.6  32.2  26.5  46.9  48.9  54.9  27.8  39.8  39.3  36.9
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
No. of admissions  1,820,131 411,324 332,644 256,214 157,147 104,550 43,582 335,782 112,447 15,706 4,117 1,674 4,499 1,449 38,996
Age at admission            
12 to 14 years   1.2   0.4   0.5    *   0.2    *   0.1   4.6   0.3   0.6   1.0   1.9 *  11.5   4.4
15 to 17 years   6.1   1.5   3.5   0.5   1.6   0.3   1.8  24.3   2.4   3.9   5.0  16.1   0.8  16.8   7.6
18 to 19 years   4.1   1.9   3.2   2.9   4.5   0.6   2.3   9.9   2.7   4.6   3.8  11.3   2.2   7.7   5.0
20 to 24 years  15.3   9.3  12.7  18.8  23.9   4.6  11.2  21.9  15.1  17.3  15.9  24.6  18.0  13.8  17.1
25 to 29 years  15.6  11.0  13.9  19.3  25.3   8.7  16.3  15.1  21.6  19.0  17.9  16.8  28.6  11.4  15.2
30 to 34 years  12.3  10.5  12.2  13.5  16.0  11.2  15.9   9.5  18.7  15.1  13.9  11.9  24.0  12.5  11.7
35 to 39 years  10.3  11.1  11.3  10.5   9.4  14.5  13.6   5.6  14.2  10.0  10.8   5.9  10.7   6.1   9.3
40 to 44 years  11.0  13.5  13.7  11.2   6.6  20.8  14.6   3.9  11.6   9.0   8.1   4.7   6.7   5.8   9.5
45 to 49 years  11.0  16.1  14.3  10.3   5.5  20.6  12.8   2.8   8.0   8.3   8.5   3.0   5.8   7.7   8.8
50 to 54 years   7.5  12.4   9.2   7.2   4.0  12.4   7.6   1.5   3.8   6.3   5.9   1.7   2.6   4.2   6.0
55 to 59 years   3.7   7.1   3.9   3.9   2.0   4.6   2.7   0.6   1.2   3.8   4.2   1.8   0.5   1.9   3.2
60 to 64 years   1.4   3.2   1.2   1.3   0.7   1.3   0.7   0.2   0.3   1.4   2.1   0.2   0.1   0.6   1.3
65 years and over   0.7   2.1   0.4   0.4   0.3   0.4   0.3   0.1   0.1   0.6   3.0   0.1 * - -    0.8
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
No. of admissions  1,820,737 411,388 332,699 256,256 157,171 104,564 43,587 335,833 112,473 15,707 4,117 1,675 4,501 1,449 39,317
Average age at admission 34 yrs 40 yrs 36 yrs 35 yrs 31 yrs 41 yrs 36 yrs 25 yrs 33 yrs 33 yrs 35 yrs 26 yrs 31 yrs 28 yrs 32 yrs
*  Less than 0.05 percent.
- -  Quantity is zero.
SOURCE: Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS). Data received through 10.10.11.

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