Table 3.31. North Carolina 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  59,736 10,256  9,861 1,727 7,097  5,463 2,157 12,745   846 718 696 235  32 351 7,552
Gender            
Male  69.1  75.8  70.6  65.1  55.9  55.8  64.2  76.5  53.4  49.0  59.8  72.3  71.9  71.2  74.5
Female  30.9  24.2  29.4  34.9  44.1  44.2  35.8  23.5  46.6  51.0  40.2  27.7  28.1  28.8  25.5
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
No. of admissions   59,733 10,253  9,861 1,727 7,097  5,463 2,157 12,745   846 718 696 235  32 351 7,552
Age at admission            
12 to 19 years   6.8   2.2   2.1   3.4   4.2   0.6   3.5  19.6   4.6   6.7   5.0  17.0 - -   6.3   6.0
20 to 24 years  15.8   7.9   8.4  21.7  22.3   5.2   9.6  29.8  16.7  17.1  20.4  22.1  31.3  21.7  13.5
25 to 29 years  16.4  10.5  13.2  25.0  26.4  10.5  17.2  19.6  24.7  24.2  24.6  22.1  25.0  18.5  13.4
30 to 34 years  13.4  11.6  12.4  15.1  16.5  13.1  18.8  13.0  20.0  16.6  14.7   8.1   6.3  16.8  11.9
35 to 39 years  11.6  12.7  13.6  10.3  11.1  16.1  14.2   7.5  14.9   9.5  10.1   5.5 - -   5.4  11.4
40 to 44 years  12.0  15.2  16.7   9.7   7.2  20.5  14.0   4.5   9.1   6.5   8.6   6.8  12.5   7.7  14.4
45 to 49 years  11.4  16.5  16.4   6.3   5.4  17.9  13.2   3.4   6.3   6.7   7.8   8.5  18.8   9.4  14.2
50 to 54 years   7.6  13.3  10.8   4.9   4.4  10.5   6.7   1.5   3.0   5.3   4.6   4.7 - -   8.5   8.8
55 to 59 years   3.4   6.2   4.5   2.9   1.8   4.2   1.9   0.7   0.5   4.0   3.6   4.7   6.3   4.3   4.4
60 years and older   1.6   3.9   1.9   0.8   1.0   1.3   0.7   0.2   0.4   3.3   0.7   0.4 - -   1.4   1.9
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   59,736 10,256  9,861 1,727 7,097  5,463 2,157 12,745   846 718 696 235  32 351 7,552
Race/ethnicity            
White (non-Hispanic)  61.6  68.9  66.4  82.7  92.8  46.9  54.4  44.6  93.7  91.9  90.4  86.8  37.5  75.5  42.6
Black (non-Hispanic)  33.8  25.6  29.0  14.4   4.1  48.6  40.7  49.9   2.8   6.0   6.3   8.5  62.5  19.7  54.1
Hispanic origin   1.8   2.6   1.7   1.3   0.9   0.9   1.8   2.2   0.9 - -   2.0   2.6 - -   2.8   1.8
American Indian/Alaska Native   1.5   1.4   1.9   0.6   1.2   2.8   1.7   1.8   1.4   0.7   0.4   0.9 - -   0.3   0.7
Asian/Pacific Islander   0.2   0.3   0.1   0.4   0.3   0.2   0.4   0.2   0.5 - -   0.4 - - - -   0.9   0.2
Other   1.0   1.2   1.0   0.6   0.8   0.6   1.0   1.4   0.6   1.4   0.4   1.3 - -   0.9   0.5
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
No. of admissions   59,717 10,252  9,858 1,727 7,095  5,459 2,157 12,740   845 718 696 235  32 351 7,552
- -  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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