Table 6.3
Discharges aged 12 and older from hospital residential treatment.
Characteristics at admission, by treatment completion/transfer: 2009
Number, percent distribution, treatment completion/transfer rate, and median length of stay (LOS)
[Based on linked admission and discharge data reported by the 18 States and jurisdictions that offered hospital residential substance abuse treatment and reported these data to TEDS.]
Characteristics at admission No. of
hospital
residential
treatment
discharges
Completed treatment
or transferred to
further treatment
(percent distribution)
Did not complete
treatment or transfer
to further treatment
(percent distribution)
Rate of treatment
completion or
transfer to further
treatment
Median LOS
(days) among
treatment
completers
  4,032      81.8      19
Gender
Male 2,651  65.4  67.2  81.4      19
Female 1,381  34.6  32.8  82.5      20
Total  4,032 100.0 100.0  81.8      19
Age at admission
12 to 20 years   263   5.9   9.1  74.5      28
21 to 30 years 1,010  24.1  29.3  78.7      25
31 to 40 years   974  23.9  25.2  81.0      20
41 to 50 years 1,147  29.4  24.1  84.6      15
Over 50 years   638  16.6  12.4  85.7      12
Total  4,032 100.0 100.0  81.8      19
Race/ethnicity
White (non-Hispanic) 3,104  77.5  78.9  81.5      19
Black (non-Hispanic)   484  12.3  11.3  83.1      22
Hispanic origin   207   5.3   4.5  84.1      21
Other   196   4.8   5.2  80.6      20
Total  3,991 100.0 100.0  81.8      20
Primary substance
Alcohol 2,283  58.4  48.4  84.4      13
Opiates   742  17.9  20.8  79.4      27
Marijuana/hashish   280   6.2  10.1  73.6      25
Cocaine   305   7.8   6.7  83.9      32
Stimulants   250   5.2  10.9  68.0      21
Other/unknown   172   4.5   3.1  86.6      21
Total  4,032 100.0 100.0  81.8      19
Frequency of use
No use in the past month   311   7.3  10.2  76.2      29
Some use 1,038  26.3  25.7  82.1      17
Daily use 2,618  66.4  64.1  82.2      18
Total  3,967 100.0 100.0  81.7      19
No. of prior treatment episodes
None 1,317  33.8  35.0  82.1      18
1 or more 2,555  66.2  65.0  82.9      20
Total  3,872 100.0 100.0  82.6      20
Treatment referral source
Criminal justice/DUI   711  19.8  14.0  86.1      29
Self or individual 1,783  47.2  46.0  81.7      13
Health care/community 1,299  32.9  40.0  78.2      23
Total  3,793 100.0 100.0  81.3      19
Employment status1
Employed   686  18.6  14.8  85.6      10
Unemployed/Not in labor force 3,142  81.4  85.2  81.8      22
Total  3,828 100.0 100.0  82.5      20
Years of education1
Fewer than 12 years   985  24.3  29.5  79.4      22
12 years (or GED) 1,758  45.1  44.3  82.7      18
More than 12 years 1,164  30.6  26.2  84.5      17
Total  3,907 100.0 100.0  82.4      19
1 Includes only discharges aged 16 and above for employment status and aged 18 and older for years of education.
NOTE: In LOS calculations, missing values of the associated variables were excluded.
SOURCE: Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS). Data received through 10.10.11.

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