Substance Use Treatment Admissions by Primary Substance of Use,
According to Sex, Age Group, Race, and Ethnicity among admissions aged 12 and older
Year = 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. 281,825 50,044 57,272 86,233 17,522 13,190 8,237 39,243 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   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
Male %
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   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
12-17 years %
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   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
White %
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   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
Hispanic or Latino %
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

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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 October 1, 2018