Table 65Cocaine-related emergency department episodes, according to age, sex, race, and Hispanic origin: United States, selected years 1990-2002
[Data are weighted national estimates based on a sample of emergency departments] Click here for spreadsheet version

Age, sex, race, and Hispanic origin 1990 1991 1995 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002
All races, both sexes1Number of episodes
All ages280,355101,189135,711161,083172,011168,751174,881193,034199,198
6–17 years1,8772,2102,0513,6424,3623,2994,4023,5143,502
18–25 years19,61421,76621,11025,21824,50725,26425,75328,66630,808
26–34 years35,63946,13754,88157,14359,00854,05851,00753,69352,743
35 years and over23,05430,58257,34174,60083,73085,86993,357106,810111,937
Male
Not Hispanic or Latino:
 White:
  All ages215,51219,38525,63432,77832,76735,37836,50843,38749,305
  6–17 years5274864938981,302666897935903
  18–25 years3,8105,2845,4596,6446,0697,3677,2949,72610,138
  26–34 years6,7248,77710,42611,69711,30211,42111,14312,28215,881
  35 years and over4,4324,7479,22613,46414,07515,89317,14820,42422,360
 Black or African American:
 All ages227,74536,59748,87254,25755,56249,94449,61253,28252,463
  6–17 years24124430438823640430591104
  18–25 years5,1045,7434,7354,7254,1534,0663,8363,7563,628
  26–34 years12,16016,23218,75618,05217,57813,43311,60811,92410,432
  35 years and over10,20214,11025,01630,85033,51131,97833,75837,43738,230
Hispanic or Latino3:
 All ages24,8216,5717,88611,54014,84415,11116,77418,29315,881
 6–17 years144201181402725899612485542
 18–25 years1,7741,8311,8923,4673,8714,0274,2684,1083,369
 26–34 years1,7582,7232,9013,5754,6944,5825,5106,0804,900
 35 years and over1,1251,8012,9074,0775,5365,5406,3757,6157,051
Female
Not Hispanic or Latino:
 White:
  All ages28,3319,54113,56617,59319,68720,88422,41927,36529,736
  6–17 years4865294951,0211,1258371,2088381,012
  18–25 years2,6632,7652,9623,7424,3684,3484,2595,6757,306
  26–34 years3,6364,4275,9766,7716,6218,0227,4718,9368,509
  35 years and over1,5391,8084,1266,0437,5047,6679,41411,80112,902
 Black or African American:
  All ages214,83319,14924,13827,29828,36127,62525,48026,25727,089
  6–17 years177210153100801259917582
  18–25 years3,8203,8923,3073,4072,2452,0121,9471,8242,114
  26–34 years7,4189,48110,83111,00411,3129,9947,9626,9276,018
  35 years and over3,3695,5129,82212,75214,68715,47315,45317,30518,843
Hispanic or Latino3:
 All ages21,7192,3563,5155,0636,2385,2246,5986,4917,841
 6–17 years64183128**146***
 18–25 years634616901**1,167*1,112*
 26–34 years6631,0441,2801,6982,2782,0911,9672,4092,511
 35 years and over3575131,2031,4021,8211,8112,0292,4193,028
Both sexesEpisodes per 100,000 population4
6 years and over, age adjusted5,6- - -41.056.266.470.769.270.877.679.0
6 years and over, crude6- - -45.258.367.771.569.470.776.177.6
6–11 years- - -********
12–17 years- - -10.69.316.018.814.018.814.514.2
18–25 years- - -76.976.291.888.289.588.985.590.7
26–34 years- - -120.5153.7164.5173.1161.9154.6176.4171.1
35 years and over- - -26.546.057.463.263.767.776.279.0
Male
6 years and over, age adjusted2,5- - -56.277.591.296.493.495.7104.5105.5
6 years and over, crude6- - -61.679.992.296.793.094.8101.8102.6
6–11 years- - -********
12–17 years- - -9.510.515.320.717.416.714.313.8
18–25 years- - -102.798.1116.1115.2120.5118.5112.8109.9
26–34 years- - -152.8196.2211.3219.7195.5193.8220.8221.8
35 years and over- - -40.769.285.692.292.097.1108.0110.2
Female
6 years and over, age adjusted2,5- - -26.535.542.646.146.046.351.453.6
6 years and over, crude6- - -29.137.043.546.746.446.450.452.9
6–11 years- - -********
12–17 years- - -11.07.816.616.710.220.914.514.6
18–25 years- - -53.054.166.461.757.758.255.670.9
26–34 years- - -86.1108.6117.0125.0127.3112.9130.0118.4
35 years and over- - -13.624.831.336.637.940.146.650.1

- - - Data not available.

* Estimates with a relative standard error of 50 percent or higher are considered unreliable and are not shown.

1

Includes other races and unknown race, Hispanic origin, and/or sex.

2

Includes unknown age.

3

Persons of Hispanic origin may be of any race.

4

Rates are based on the average civilian, noninstitutionalized population for each year estimated by SAMHSA based on a procedure using three Census Bureau data files: The Civilian Noninstitutional Population of the U.S. by Age, Race, and Sex (CNP tables); 1990 Census Counts by Age, Sex, and Race (ASR file); and County-Level Population Estimates (CPOP file).

5

Age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population using five age groups. See Appendix II, Age adjustment.

6

Includes unknown sex and age.

SOURCE: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Office of Applied Studies, Drug Abuse Warning Network, www‚Äč.drugabusestatistics.samhsa.gov/.

From: Trend Tables

Cover of Health, United States, 2004
Health, United States, 2004: With Chartbook on Trends in the Health of Americans.
National Center for Health Statistics (US) .
Hyattsville (MD): National Center for Health Statistics (US); 2004 Sep.

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