Primary substance use by gender, age, race, and ethnicity among admissions to substance use treatment, aged 12 years and older, 2015


STATE: California Total PRIMARY SUBSTANCE
Alcohol only
Alcohol with
secondary drug
Heroin

Other opiates
Cocaine (smoked)
Cocaine (other
route)
Marijuana

Amphetamines
Other stimulants
Tranquilizers
Sedatives

Hallucinogens
PCP

Inhalants

Other/Unknown
Total No. 301,511 34,795 28,969 73,853 16,161 7,170 2,746 44,198 90,391 56 762 549 173 603 94 991
% 100.0 11.5 9.6 24.5 5.4 2.4 0.9 14.7 30.0 0.0 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.0 0.3
GENDER                                  
Male % 62.8 64.2 65.8 67.8 51.5 65.2 73.5 68.7 55.9 60.7 52.8 51.5 74.0 63.2 63.8 56.8
Female % 37.2 35.8 34.2 32.2 48.5 34.6 26.5 31.2 44.1 39.3 47.2 47.7 26.0 36.8 36.2 43.0
Unknown % 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2
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
AGE AT ADMISSION                                  
12-17 years % 8.2 3.8 5.5 0.2 0.5 0.6 3.9 43.9 1.8 28.6 8.7 9.1 30.1 0.3 19.1 11.7
18-20 years % 3.9 1.6 2.8 2.9 2.0 0.8 7.4 9.6 3.5 10.7 11.5 9.1 16.2 0.3 10.6 4.3
21-25 years % 13.7 5.8 9.4 19.4 12.5 2.3 19.9 14.2 14.1 3.6 16.7 17.9 15.0 7.0 17.0 13.9
26-30 years % 16.8 10.2 14.8 20.7 20.4 4.2 17.7 11.1 20.0 14.3 16.5 14.9 10.4 12.3 12.8 15.1
31-35 years % 15.0 12.2 14.7 14.5 19.4 7.6 13.1 8.3 19.8 3.6 11.7 15.8 12.1 14.3 12.8 11.7
36-40 years % 10.6 10.7 12.1 9.1 12.6 8.0 10.1 4.7 13.9 10.7 9.2 10.7 6.9 20.9 6.4 10.5
41-45 years % 8.6 11.4 11.0 6.8 7.9 13.0 7.8 3.0 10.6 14.3 6.3 7.5 2.3 17.2 6.4 8.7
46-50 years % 8.4 13.5 11.2 7.9 7.2 20.5 7.5 2.3 8.3 3.6 5.2 6.9 1.2 7.6 12.8 6.3
51-55 years % 7.5 14.1 9.9 8.0 7.4 23.9 6.1 1.7 5.4 7.1 4.2 2.2 4.6 11.1 2.1 8.1
56-60 years % 4.5 9.7 5.5 6.0 5.9 13.1 4.6 0.8 1.9 3.6 6.3 3.6 1.2 7.6 0.0 5.7
61-65 years % 2.0 4.7 2.0 3.3 2.9 4.8 1.5 0.3 0.5 0.0 2.6 1.1 0.0 1.0 0.0 2.0
66 years and over % 0.8 2.5 0.8 1.2 1.5 1.1 0.5 0.2 0.1 0.0 1.0 1.1 0.0 0.3 0.0 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
RACE                                  
White % 54.4 60.0 54.6 66.4 69.8 12.6 31.1 34.8 53.4 50.0 71.4 59.0 64.7 18.2 46.8 54.2
Black or African-American % 11.6 9.9 12.8 7.7 6.4 74.2 26.2 17.8 7.4 17.9 5.0 10.9 4.0 39.5 4.3 14.1
American Indian or Alaska Native % 1.7 1.9 2.4 1.4 1.5 0.3 0.7 1.4 2.1 0.0 1.6 0.7 2.3 3.0 2.1 0.6
Asian or Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander % 2.4 2.5 1.8 1.4 2.7 2.0 4.0 2.6 3.3 0.0 2.6 4.2 0.0 0.7 6.4 3.7
Other % 24.4 21.2 22.8 19.2 15.5 6.6 31.8 36.4 27.3 25.0 16.0 16.2 22.0 26.0 27.7 22.2
Unknown % 5.4 4.6 5.6 3.8 4.1 4.3 6.2 7.0 6.5 7.1 3.4 8.9 6.9 12.6 12.8 5.1
Total % 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
ETHNICITY                                  
Hispanic or Latino % 32.9 26.5 30.0 27.1 19.6 8.5 36.5 48.7 37.6 33.9 21.0 21.7 23.1 41.0 37.2 30.0
Not Hispanic or Latino % 63.6 69.8 66.3 70.7 77.7 90.2 59.3 46.4 58.3 64.3 76.1 76.0 74.0 55.1 58.5 67.5
Unknown % 3.5 3.7 3.7 2.2 2.7 1.3 4.2 5.0 4.1 1.8 2.9 2.4 2.9 4.0 4.3 2.5
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

SOURCE: Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS)
Based on administrative data reported by states to TEDS through January 1, 2019