Table 5.2a
Admissions aged 12-17 by primary substance of abuse, according to gender and race/ethnicity: TEDS 2005
Column percent distribution
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions. See Table 4.2a.]
Gender and race/ethnicity All admis-sions aged
12-17
Primary substance at admission
Alcohol Opiates Cocaine Mari-juana/ hashish Stimulants 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 Metham-phetamine/ amphet-amine Other stimu-lants
Total 142,646 9,649 16,594 1,277 1,170 1,182 2,470 92,901 8,790 114 419 254 344 81 457 6,944
Gender                                
Male 68.7 58.2 62.3 49.7 56.2 51.4 53.0 75.4 41.7 50.0 52.5 51.6 63.4 67.5 61.3 59.8
Female 31.3 41.8 37.7 50.3 43.8 48.6 47.0 24.6 58.3 50.0 47.5 48.4 36.6 32.5 38.7 40.2
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
No. of admissions 142,630 9,649 16,594 1,277 1,170 1,182 2,470 92,895 8,789 114 419 254 344 80 457 6,936
Race/ethnicity                                
White (non-Hispanic) 55.2 61.3 63.0 79.5 88.4 64.5 68.8 51.1 58.8 65.8 74.8 62.4 70.3 51.3 58.9 59.1
Black (non-Hispanic) 18.3 9.1 8.3 2.0 2.5 12.6 4.8 23.5 1.8 8.8 4.8 6.4 8.6 19.7 3.8 19.2
Hispanic origin 18.9 20.0 16.1 13.8 4.1 17.3 22.0 18.6 29.6 14.0 14.5 27.6 12.2 22.4 26.9 16.2
Mexican 10.9 13.6 9.6 9.4 2.3 10.4 14.4 10.6 21.3 7.0 7.5 18.0 5.3 10.5 19.1 1.6
Puerto Rican 1.8 0.8 1.4 2.0 0.2 1.6 1.8 2.3 0.3 - - 1.5 0.8 0.9 5.3 1.1 1.1
Cuban 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.4 0.1 0.5 0.8 0.5 0.2 - - 1.2 - - 0.3 - - - - 0.2
Other/not specified 5.7 5.4 5.0 2.0 1.6 4.8 5.0 5.3 7.8 7.0 4.4 8.8 5.6 6.6 6.7 13.3
Other 7.7 9.5 12.5 4.7 4.9 5.6 4.4 6.7 9.9 11.4 5.8 3.6 8.9 6.6 10.4 5.5
Alaska Native 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.1 - - 0.5 - - 0.3 - - 0.2 *
American Indian 2.6 3.5 6.2 0.9 1.9 1.6 1.3 1.9 3.0 1.8 3.1 1.2 3.6 3.9 7.6 2.2
Asian/Pacific Islander 2.3 3.4 3.3 1.3 1.1 0.8 0.9 2.1 3.3 4.4 - - 1.2 1.8 - - 1.3 1.3
Other 2.7 2.5 2.9 2.4 1.6 3.0 2.2 2.7 3.6 5.3 2.2 1.2 3.3 2.6 1.3 2.0
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
No. of admissions 141,384 9,535 16,428 1,274 1,158 1,171 2,453 92,185 8,743 114 413 250 337 76 450 6,797
* Less than 0.05 percent.
- - Quantity is zero.
SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS). Data received through 10.3.06.

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