Table 3.20. Massachusetts 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  87,205 21,522 11,850 35,335 5,634  2,238 1,620  3,830   122 1,143  25  23  35  10 3,818
Gender            
Male  69.3  71.8  72.8  69.2  60.4  51.8  64.5  76.1  66.9  59.8  32.0  78.3  74.3  70.0  66.3
Female  30.7  28.2  27.2  30.8  39.6  48.2  35.5  23.9  33.1  40.2  68.0  21.7  25.7  30.0  33.7
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   87,164 21,516 11,835 35,323 5,634  2,234 1,619  3,829   121 1,143  25  23  35  10 3,817
Age at admission            
12 to 19 years   4.7   1.7   3.9   2.7   7.8   1.1   4.3  33.3   9.8   4.4  12.0  17.4  11.4  10.0  11.8
20 to 24 years  17.4   8.2  12.8  21.5  26.5   8.0  13.3  24.6  16.4  18.8  16.0  43.5  17.1  20.0  32.5
25 to 29 years  19.3   9.7  13.4  26.6  22.7  13.7  22.4  15.4  24.6  23.0   4.0   8.7  17.1 - -  23.2
30 to 34 years  13.8   9.2  12.9  17.2  13.6  13.6  17.8   9.2  12.3  17.1   8.0  13.0  25.7 - -  12.0
35 to 39 years  10.6  10.1  12.9  10.8   9.0  17.1  13.2   6.2  10.7  11.1 - -   4.3   5.7  40.0   6.9
40 to 44 years  11.4  15.4  15.8   9.0   7.2  20.9  13.0   4.8  12.3   8.9   8.0 - -   5.7  10.0   5.3
45 to 49 years  10.7  18.6  15.0   6.5   6.1  15.5   9.5   3.4   9.8   7.3  16.0   4.3  14.3  10.0   4.3
50 to 54 years   7.0  14.1   8.4   3.7   4.3   7.0   4.9   1.9   2.5   5.9  20.0   8.7   2.9  10.0   2.4
55 to 59 years   3.3   7.7   3.4   1.5   1.9   2.3   1.3   0.8   1.6   2.7   8.0 - - - - - -   1.2
60 years and older   1.8   5.2   1.4   0.5   0.9   0.9   0.2   0.4 - -   0.9   8.0 - - - - - -   0.6
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   87,205 21,522 11,850 35,335 5,634  2,238 1,620  3,830   122 1,143  25  23  35  10 3,818
Race/ethnicity            
White (non-Hispanic)  78.6  79.9  73.7  79.2  90.9  57.5  68.8  61.6  87.7  91.8  92.0  82.6  51.4  77.8  92.4
Black (non-Hispanic)   7.1   7.7  13.4   4.3   2.5  24.9   7.8  13.7   3.3   2.1   4.0 - -   8.6  11.1   2.0
Hispanic origin   9.7   7.3   8.4  12.3   3.2  11.3  17.6  18.3   4.9   2.8 - -   8.7  40.0  11.1   2.7
American Indian/Alaska Native   0.4   0.4   0.4   0.3   0.6   0.5   0.2   0.3 - -   0.4 - - - - - - - -   0.4
Asian/Pacific Islander   0.6   1.1   0.3   0.6   0.2   0.3   0.4   0.6 - - - - - -   4.3 - - - -   0.1
Other   3.5   3.6   3.7   3.4   2.6   5.5   5.2   5.5   4.1   2.8   4.0   4.3 - - - -   2.4
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   86,560 21,325 11,771 35,136 5,572  2,217 1,611  3,777   122 1,138  25  23  35   9 3,799
- -  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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