TABLE E-6 Aggregate Client Characteristics of Substance Abuse Treatment Facilities, October 1, 1996: Percentage Distribution of Active Clients by Selected Demographic Characteristics

Gender

 

Male

68.1%

Female

30.4%

Unknown

1.6%

Total*

100.0%

Race/Ethnicity

 

White, not Hispanic

57.1%

Black, not Hispanic

23.7%

Hispanic

11.8%

Asian or Pacific Islander

0.8%

American Indian/Alaskan Native

3.0%

Unknown

3.7%

Total*

100.0%

Age at Admission

 

Under 18

8.4%

18-24

13.0%

25-34

30.8%

35-44

27.5%

D45

14.3%

Unknown

6.1%

Total*

100.0%

Primary Drug of Use

 

Alcohol

43.4%

Heroin/other opiates

17.6%

Cocaine

15.1%

Marijuana

9.7%

Amphetamines

2.9%

Benzodiazepines

1.0%

PCP/LSD

0.8%

Barbiturates

0.5%

Other (not alcohol)

3.1%

Unknown

5.8%

Total*

100.0%

SOURCE: 1997 Alcohol and Drug Services Study—Phase I—Preliminary Data. Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

* Does not total to 100% because of rounding.



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