Table 5.3a
Admissions aged 12-17 by primary substance of abuse, according to age at admission and source of referral to treatment: TEDS 2005
Column percent distribution
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions. See Table 4.2a.]
Age at admission and source of referral to treatment 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
Age at admission                                
12 years 1.2 2.0 0.6 0.2 0.1 0.6 0.2 0.8 0.3 3.5 0.2 1.6 0.6 1.2 6.6 7.9
13 years 4.2 5.4 3.3 0.8 2.0 2.9 1.3 4.0 2.2 8.8 2.6 5.9 1.5 3.7 17.9 11.0
14 years 11.3 11.7 9.4 3.2 7.3 6.3 5.4 12.0 7.7 12.3 10.5 11.4 7.3 6.2 26.5 15.8
15 years 22.6 19.5 20.6 8.5 16.2 15.7 18.2 24.2 18.9 21.9 23.6 24.4 18.9 17.3 19.5 20.7
16 years 30.5 28.6 30.3 26.2 27.9 31.2 32.2 31.2 32.4 22.8 28.4 29.5 35.5 28.4 18.2 24.0
17 years 30.3 32.8 35.8 61.1 46.6 43.4 42.7 27.8 38.6 30.7 34.6 27.2 36.3 43.2 11.4 20.7
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
No. of admissions 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
Source of referral to treatment                              
Criminal justice/DUI 50.4 45.0 48.9 27.6 32.0 43.3 38.7 54.2 47.6 34.8 38.9 39.8 40.6 63.3 33.0 29.0
Self- or individual 17.5 17.6 17.5 30.7 29.6 20.9 25.1 15.2 22.5 18.8 24.0 22.4 21.7 21.5 28.1 33.3
School (educational) 11.4 20.9 12.0 3.1 7.9 4.7 5.1 11.1 5.7 16.1 9.4 17.8 5.9 - - 12.4 14.3
Substance abuse
care provider
5.7 4.1 6.3 19.6 11.2 11.7 12.2 5.4 6.8 8.0 8.4 5.4 10.5 2.5 6.7 2.0
Other health care provider 4.9 4.5 5.4 8.6 10.1 6.8 8.3 4.3 4.9 6.3 10.6 5.4 8.7 2.5 9.2 7.5
Employer/EAP 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.8 0.4 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 - - 0.5 - - 0.3 - - - - 0.1
Other community referral 9.9 7.9 9.8 9.5 8.7 12.4 10.4 9.7 12.4 16.1 8.2 9.1 12.4 10.1 10.6 13.7
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
No. of admissions 137,118 9,355 16,046 1,230 1,125 1,119 2,345 89,663 8,308 112 404 241 323 79 445 6,323
- - 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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