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Table 2.4. Number and percent distribution of admissions by sex, race/ethnicity, and age: TEDS 1992-1996 and U.S. population 1996

[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by the 47 States and jurisdictions reporting in 1996. See Table 4.2 and Figure 22.]
Sex, race/ethnicity, and age at admission TEDS panel U.S. population1
Number Percent distribution % distrib.
1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1996
Total 1,479,993 1,524,481 1,557,892 1,556,690 1,534,045  
Sex
Male 1,055,221 1,080,173 1,100,627 1,089,892 1,073,333 71.7 71.3 71.1 70.4 70.3 48.8
Female 415,723 434,719 448,092 459,144 453,232 28.3 28.7 28.9 29.6 29.7 51.2
No. of admissions 1,470,944 1,514,892 1,548,719 1,549,036 1,526,565 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Race/ethnicity
White (non-Hispanic) 869,794 879,615 899,055 913,693 918,765 59.2 58.2 58.1 60.3 60.3 73.3
Black (non-Hispanic) 385,371 403,627 409,948 401,935 379,350 26.2 26.7 26.5 26.5 24.9 12.1
Hispanic 162,301 172,455 180,002 143,551 164,348 11.0 11.4 11.6 9.5 10.8 10.1
Amer. Indian/Alaskan Native 35,336 36,722 35,611 34,889 37,100 2.4 2.4 2.3 2.3 2.4 0.7
Asian/Pacific Islander 7,611 8,846 9,644 9,560 9,824 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 3.4
Other 9,021 10,500 12,243 12,460 14,755 0.6 0.7 0.8 0.8 1.0 0.3
No. of admissions 1,469,434 1,511,765 1,546,503 1,516,088 1,524,142 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Age at admission
Under 15 years 25,038 24,060 26,268 28,350 28,743 1.7 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 21.9
15 to 24 years 301,097 293,165 301,702 311,075 309,233 20.5 19.3 19.4 20.0 20.2 13.5
25 to 34 years 588,508 597,491 588,191 560,335 518,826 40.0 39.3 37.9 36.1 33.9 15.2
35 to 44 years 385,603 423,443 448,620 460,525 469,309 26.2 27.9 28.9 29.7 30.7 16.3
45 to 54 years 121,041 130,568 138,817 144,915 154,255 8.2 8.6 8.9 9.3 10.1 12.2
55 to 64 years 38,463 38,092 37,612 36,624 37,674 2.6 2.5 2.4 2.4 2.5 8.1
65 years and over 12,548 12,496 11,770 10,815 12,955 0.9 0.8 0.8 0.7 0.8 12.8
No. of admissions 1,472,298 1,519,315 1,552,980 1,552,639 1,530,995 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
1 Resident 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.

SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, TEDS - 1.14.98.


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