Table 3.2. Alaska admissions aged 12 and older, by gender, age at admission, and race/ethnicity, according to primary substance: 2010
Percent distribution
Gender, age at admission,
and race/ethnicity
All admis-
sions
aged 12
and older
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
secondary
drug
Heroin Other
opiates
Smoked
cocaine
Other
route
Total admissions aged 12 and older 6,746  2,972  2,052   235   347  84    83    534   183   7   6   4 - - - -   239
Gender        
Male  61.1  65.5  62.9  47.2  36.9  26.2  47.0 67.8  42.6  14.3  50.0  50.0 - - - -  56.5
Female  38.9  34.5  37.1  52.8  63.1  73.8  53.0 32.2  57.4  85.7  50.0  50.0 - - - -  43.5
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
No. of admissions    6,745  2,972  2,051    235   347     84    83    534   183     7     6     4 - - - -   239
Age at admission        
12 to 19 years   9.9   3.1   9.0   7.2   6.9   1.2   6.0  53.4   6.0  14.3 - -  50.0 - - - -  18.4
20 to 24 years  12.8   7.5  15.7  26.4  24.5   8.3  12.0  14.2  20.2 - -  16.7  25.0 - - - -  16.7
25 to 29 years  14.2   8.6  17.4  29.4  30.0  20.2  10.8  11.6  25.7 - -  83.3  25.0 - - - -  12.1
30 to 34 years  10.5   8.7  12.0  16.2  15.6   9.5  15.7   6.0  18.6 - - - - - - - - - -  10.0
35 to 39 years   9.6   8.4  12.6   7.2   6.6  17.9   8.4   5.2  14.2  14.3 - - - - - - - -  10.0
40 to 44 years  10.0  12.4   9.6   5.5   4.6  19.0  18.1   2.8   9.3  14.3 - - - - - - - -   6.7
45 to 49 years  13.3  19.5  11.0   4.3   2.3  11.9  12.0   2.8   5.5  42.9 - - - - - - - -  11.7
50 to 54 years  10.9  17.1   8.0   2.1   5.2   6.0  16.9   1.3 - - - - - - - - - - - -   6.3
55 to 59 years   5.3   8.4   3.4   0.9   3.2   6.0 - -   1.5   0.5 - - - - - - - - - -   4.2
60 years and older   3.5   6.3   1.3   0.9   1.2 - - - -   1.1 - -  14.3 - - - - - - - -   3.8
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
No. of admissions  6,746 2,972 2,052 235 347 84 83 534 183 7 6 4 - - - - 239
Race/ethnicity        
White (non-Hispanic)  37.4  30.6  35.9  60.4  64.6  49.4  42.3  42.8  65.0  71.4  83.3  75.0 - - - -  30.5
Black (non-Hispanic)   2.2   1.5   2.0   2.3   0.9  11.4  12.8   6.1 - - - - - -  25.0 - - - -   0.9
Hispanic origin   2.0   1.4   2.3   5.9   1.8   1.3   1.3   3.1   4.0 - - - - - - - - - -   1.3
American Indian/Alaska Native  47.2  59.2  46.0  19.8  21.7  26.6  25.6  28.9  16.4  14.3 - - - - - - - -  56.1
Asian/Pacific Islander   1.2   0.8   1.3   0.9   0.6   1.3 - -   2.3   5.6  14.3 - - - - - - - - - -
Other   9.9   6.5  12.5  10.8  10.4  10.1  17.9  16.8   9.0 - -  16.7 - - - - - -  11.2
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
No. of admissions  6,500 2,867 1,978 222 336 79 78 523 177 7 6 4 - - - - 223
- -  Quantity is zero.
NOTE: Percentages may not sum to 100 due to rounding.
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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