Table 2.2. Admissions aged 12 and older, by race/ethnicity according to primary substance of abuse: 2011
Column and row percent distribution
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions.]
Race/ethnicity 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  1,844,719 400,012 324,370 278,481 186,986  99,401 44,426 333,578 110,471 17,875 3,657 1,818 5,784 1,203 36,657
Column percent distribution
White (non-Hispanic)  60.9  67.4  58.8  62.4  87.9  34.1  46.6  45.2  68.2  82.6  80.0  68.7  12.6  67.1  63.9
Black (non-Hispanic)  20.0  12.9  23.0  17.0   3.7  54.5  30.1  31.1   3.4   5.5   7.2  16.6  62.6   7.3  20.7
Hispanic origin  13.1  12.0  11.6  17.0   4.7   8.0  18.9  17.1  18.2   8.8   7.9   9.6  20.3  15.4   8.6
Mexican   4.1   4.2   3.4   2.9   1.1   1.2   3.0   6.2  12.1   0.9   2.0   3.1   3.6   6.8   1.3
Puerto Rican   3.8   2.3   3.6   9.4   1.1   3.1   6.8   3.6   0.4   4.1   1.4   2.3  10.6   1.7   2.8
Cuban   0.3   0.5   0.3   0.3   0.2   0.3   0.6   0.4   0.1   0.3   0.2   0.7   0.3   0.5   0.5
Other/not specified   4.9   5.0   4.4   4.4   2.3   3.3   8.4   7.0   5.6   3.5   4.3   3.5   5.9   6.4   4.1
Other   6.0   7.7   6.5   3.6   3.7   3.5   4.4   6.7  10.2   3.2   4.8   5.1   4.5  10.3   6.8
American Indian/Alaska Native   2.3   4.0   3.4   0.7   1.6   0.9   0.8   1.7   2.5   0.7   1.6   1.3   0.6   6.2   1.4
Asian/Pacific Islander   1.0   1.3   0.8   0.5   0.5   0.6   0.7   1.2   3.1   0.5   0.5   1.1   0.5   1.1   0.8
Other   2.7   2.4   2.3   2.4   1.7   2.0   2.8   3.7   4.6   2.0   2.8   2.7   3.3   3.0   4.6
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  1,834,421 398,307 323,103 277,423 185,840  99,140 44,247 332,017 110,112 17,831 3,629 1,799 5,767 1,197 34,009  
Row percent distribution Total
All admissions 1,834,421  21.7  17.6  15.1  10.1   5.4   2.4  18.1   6.0   1.0   0.2   0.1   0.3   0.1   1.9 100.0
White (non-Hispanic) 1,116,636  24.1  17.0  15.5  14.6   3.0   1.8  13.4   6.7   1.3   0.3   0.1   0.1   0.1   1.9 100.0
Black (non-Hispanic)   366,339  14.0  20.3  12.9   1.9  14.8   3.6  28.1   1.0   0.3   0.1   0.1   1.0      *   1.9 100.0
Hispanic origin   240,553  19.8  15.6  19.6   3.6   3.3   3.5  23.6   8.3   0.7   0.1   0.1   0.5   0.1   1.2 100.0
Mexican    74,936  22.3  14.5  10.6   2.8   1.6   1.8  27.3  17.7   0.2   0.1   0.1   0.3   0.1   0.6 100.0
Puerto Rican    69,811  13.4  16.5  37.3   2.9   4.4   4.3  17.0   0.7   1.0   0.1   0.1   0.9      *   1.3 100.0
Cuban     6,194  29.2  14.1  14.8   5.3   4.8   4.2  21.1   2.2   0.8   0.1   0.2   0.2   0.1   2.8 100.0
Other/not specified    89,612  22.1  16.0  13.8   4.7   3.6   4.2  25.8   6.9   0.7   0.2   0.1   0.4   0.1   1.5 100.0
Other   110,893  27.7  19.0   8.9   6.3   3.1   1.7  19.9  10.2   0.5   0.2   0.1   0.2   0.1   2.1 100.0
American Indian/Alaska Native    42,321  37.3  26.2   4.6   7.0   2.0   0.9  13.7   6.5   0.3   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.2   1.1 100.0
Asian/Pacific Islander    18,813  27.9  14.2   7.1   4.7   3.0   1.6  20.8  18.2   0.5   0.1   0.1   0.2   0.1   1.5 100.0
Other    49,759  19.5  14.7  13.3   6.2   4.0   2.5  24.9  10.2   0.7   0.2   0.1   0.4   0.1   3.1 100.0
* Less than 0.05 percent.
SOURCE: Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS). Data received through 10.15.12.

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