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


STATE: New York 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. 281,833 50,045 57,272 86,239 17,522 13,190 8,237 39,244 1,906 90 4,041 1,074 213 965 71 1,724
% 100.0 17.8 20.3 30.6 6.2 4.7 2.9 13.9 0.7 0.0 1.4 0.4 0.1 0.3 0.0 0.6
GENDER                                  
Male % 72.5 74.2 77.3 71.1 60.5 63.1 74.7 75.9 76.2 56.7 65.7 34.3 75.1 71.0 57.7 73.7
Female % 27.5 25.8 22.7 28.9 39.5 36.9 25.3 24.1 23.8 43.3 34.3 65.7 24.9 29.0 42.3 26.3
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 % 2.5 0.4 0.8 0.3 0.9 0.1 0.6 14.3 1.8 6.7 2.5 0.8 15.5 0.6 7.0 4.1
18-20 years % 3.8 0.9 1.8 3.4 3.7 0.6 2.4 12.0 5.1 5.6 7.7 1.8 12.2 2.4 8.5 7.3
21-25 years % 13.7 5.4 8.0 18.9 20.6 3.3 8.9 22.1 17.7 26.7 15.9 3.1 20.7 11.7 16.9 20.0
26-30 years % 15.4 8.6 10.8 20.9 24.3 7.2 13.9 17.4 18.8 22.2 17.5 4.5 17.8 22.7 15.5 18.7
31-35 years % 12.9 10.2 11.3 14.8 18.7 9.3 15.2 12.2 21.3 8.9 14.6 3.4 11.3 22.2 14.1 15.8
36-40 years % 10.0 10.6 10.3 9.8 10.6 9.9 12.6 8.2 13.7 13.3 9.7 3.1 13.6 20.1 11.3 11.1
41-45 years % 9.8 12.1 12.5 8.6 6.6 15.0 12.0 5.4 8.6 8.9 7.6 2.3 2.3 7.2 7.0 8.4
46-50 years % 11.9 15.4 18.0 9.3 5.2 23.8 14.5 4.1 6.5 3.3 8.2 2.3 2.8 6.5 7.0 6.6
51-55 years % 10.7 16.7 16.1 7.5 4.6 19.8 12.2 2.7 4.9 1.1 6.9 3.9 1.9 5.3 7.0 4.6
56-60 years % 5.6 10.9 7.2 3.9 2.8 7.9 5.6 1.2 1.0 0.0 5.2 4.4 0.9 0.9 0.0 2.0
61-65 years % 2.4 5.1 2.6 1.8 1.4 2.4 1.8 0.3 0.3 3.3 3.0 8.4 0.9 0.4 0.0 0.8
66 years and over % 1.4 3.9 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.7 0.5 0.1 0.2 0.0 1.1 62.0 0.0 0.0 5.6 0.6
Total % 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
RACE                                  
White % 53.5 57.4 42.7 64.3 85.1 30.8 43.2 32.5 74.6 74.4 72.4 93.7 60.6 21.7 84.5 51.9
Black or African-American % 26.8 21.6 39.3 13.0 5.3 57.1 34.0 45.9 12.6 13.3 7.8 1.6 17.8 50.2 5.6 26.3
American Indian or Alaska Native % 0.7 0.8 0.8 0.5 1.1 0.8 0.7 0.8 0.5 0.0 0.3 0.4 0.9 0.4 0.0 1.6
Asian or Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander % 0.8 1.4 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.4 0.7 0.8 2.2 2.2 1.1 0.9 3.8 1.1 1.4 3.0
Other % 18.3 18.8 16.6 21.6 8.0 11.0 21.5 20.0 10.2 10.0 18.5 3.4 16.9 26.6 8.5 17.2
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
ETHNICITY                                  
Hispanic or Latino % 20.0 19.3 18.3 23.2 8.4 13.3 24.8 23.1 11.1 10.0 19.6 4.5 15.5 32.4 9.9 19.2
Not Hispanic or Latino % 80.0 80.7 81.7 76.8 91.6 86.7 75.2 76.9 88.9 90.0 80.4 95.5 84.5 67.6 90.1 80.8
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