Table 3.2. Admissions aged 12 to 17, by gender and race/ethnicity according to primary substance of abuse: 2010
Percent distribution
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions.]
Gender and race/ethnicity All admis-sions aged
12-17
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 admissions aged 12-17 132,850  7,736 13,339 1,385 2,819 307   830 97,029 2,993 710 247 301 36 411 4,707
Gender            
Male  71.5  54.0  58.9  50.6  58.7  53.1  55.3  77.1  46.4  54.9  53.0  69.3  66.7  56.4  58.8
Female  28.5  46.0  41.1  49.4  41.3  46.9  44.7  22.9  53.6  45.1  47.0  30.7  33.3  43.6  41.2
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
No. of admissions  132,823  7,734 13,337 1,385 2,819 307   830 97,017 2,990 710 247 300 36 411 4,700
Race/ethnicity            
White (non-Hispanic)  48.1  48.4  53.7  81.7  84.7  52.1  59.5  45.0  49.4  76.6  67.6  73.4  33.3  54.4  52.8
Black (non-Hispanic)  18.9  11.2   8.3   1.5   2.8  16.0   4.7  22.3   2.8   3.8   2.8   5.1  11.1   5.1  24.3
Hispanic origin  23.8  28.8  24.3  11.8   5.5  23.5  27.3  24.2  35.3  14.4  21.1  11.8  47.2  25.5  14.5
Mexican  12.8  19.5  14.9   2.9   2.2  10.7  12.0  12.5  26.3   3.6   5.7   6.1  22.2  15.7   3.2
Puerto Rican   1.8   0.9   1.3   0.9   0.7   0.7   1.5   2.0   0.5   1.0   0.8 - -   16.7   0.7   1.0
Cuban   0.3   0.1   0.2   0.1   0.1   0.3   0.6   0.3   0.2   0.4 - -  - -  - -    0.2   0.3
Other/not specified   9.0   8.3   7.8   8.0   2.5  11.7  13.3   9.3   8.2   9.4  14.6   5.7   8.3   8.8  10.0
Other   9.2  11.6  13.8   5.0   7.0   8.5   8.5   8.5  12.5   5.1   8.5   9.8   8.3  15.0   8.4
American Indian/Alaska Native   2.4   2.6   6.2   1.0   3.2   2.0   1.9   1.9   2.3   1.0   2.8   1.3 - -    8.3   1.3
Asian/Pacific Islander   2.2   4.5   2.9   0.7   0.7   1.0   1.6   2.0   3.3   1.4   0.8   1.3   2.8   2.0   1.4
Other   4.7   4.5   4.7   3.3   3.1   5.5   5.0   4.7   7.0   2.7   4.9   7.1   5.6   4.7   5.7
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
No. of admissions  131,929  7,672 13,241 1,378 2,809 307   827 96,415 2,980 702 247 297 36 408 4,610
- -  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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