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Table TDI-10. Age distributions and primary drug distributions — EU summary of clients entering treatment, 2007 or most recent year available [see all tables in this series...]

Part (iii) All outpatient clients, age distribution by primary drug (%)

Substance<1515–1920–2425–2930–3435–3940–4445+Mean ageAge known (base)Age not known
Hypnotics and sedatives0.55.510.715.216.014.312.325.537.2541616
Volatile substances25.330.
Cannabis 3.831.
Other substances 0.86.615.418.116.013.911.218.134.436359


 The countries supplying data are: 


 Data for Belgium refer to 2005 and to outpatient and low-threshold agencies. Data for Spain refer to 2006 and to outpatient centres and treatment units in prisons. Data for Malta refer to 2006 and to Outpatient and specialised inpatient treatment centres, low-threshold agencies and units in prison. Data for the Netherlands refer to outpatient centres and low-threshold agencies. 

 The number of treatment clients in each country is listed in Table TDI-7

 See also Table TDI-103 on distribution by country and ‘General notes for interpreting data’ on the Explanatory notes and help page


 Reitox national reports 2008 — Table TDI outpatient and inpatient treatment centres. 

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