Table 2.9b
Admissions by gender, race/ethnicity, and age at admission: TEDS 1995-2005 and U.S. population 2005
Percent distribution
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions (excludes Puerto Rico). See Table 4.2a.]
Gender, race/ethnicity, and age at admission TEDS admissions   U.S. population
1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005   2005
Gender                          
Male  70.7  70.5  70.4  70.5  70.5  70.0  69.8  69.8  69.1  68.4  68.0    48.9
Female  29.3  29.5  29.6  29.5  29.5  30.0  30.2  30.2  30.9  31.6  32.0    51.1
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
Race/ethnicity                          
White (non-Hispanic)  59.0  59.8  59.6  59.5  59.2  58.5  59.1  58.9  58.9  60.0  59.4    69.9
Black (non-Hispanic)  26.7  25.7  25.3  24.9  24.3  24.8  24.3  24.0  23.8  22.6  22.1    12.4
Hispanic  10.7  10.4  10.9  11.3  12.0  12.0  12.0  12.6  12.7  12.7  13.6    12.2
American Indian/Alaska Native   2.3   2.5   2.4   2.4   2.4   2.3   2.2   2.2   2.0   2.0   2.2     0.8
Asian/Pacific Islander   0.6   0.6   0.7   0.7   0.8   0.8   0.8   0.9   1.0   0.9   1.1     4.4
Other   0.8   1.0   1.1   1.2   1.4   1.6   1.5   1.4   1.6   1.8   1.7     0.4
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
Age at admission                          
Under 12 years   0.2   0.2   0.2   0.2   0.2   0.2   0.1   0.1   0.2   0.2   0.2    16.3
12 to 17 years   7.4   7.9   8.2   8.1   8.0   7.8   8.2   8.3   8.4   8.4   7.7     8.9
18 to 24 years  13.8  13.4  13.8  14.4  15.0  15.8  16.6  17.1  17.4  18.1  18.3     9.9
25 to 34 years  36.1  33.9  32.2  30.3  28.4  27.0  26.0  25.1  24.8  24.8  25.0    12.7
35 to 44 years  29.9  31.0  31.6  32.2  32.6  32.6  31.9  31.1  30.2  29.0  28.1    14.7
45 to 54 years   9.5  10.3  10.8  11.5  12.4  13.2  13.8  14.7  15.3  15.8  16.6    14.5
55 to 64 years   2.4   2.5   2.5   2.6   2.7   2.8   2.7   2.9   3.1   3.2   3.5    10.4
65 years and older   0.7   0.7   0.7   0.7   0.7   0.7   0.6   0.6   0.6   0.6   0.6    12.6
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
SOURCES: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS). Data received through 10.3.06.  U.S. population: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Population Projections of the United States by Age, Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin: 1995 to 2050. Population Electronic Product #45.

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