Table 1.5
Discharges aged 12 and older, by characteristics at admission and type of service: TEDS 2008
Number
[Based on linked admission and discharge data reported to TEDS by 47 States and jurisdictions.]
Characteristics at admission Type of service (number)
Total1 Outpatient Intensive
outpatient
Short-term
residential
Long-term
residential
Hospital
residential
Detox-
ification
Outpatient
med. asst.
opi. ther.2
Med.-asst.
opi. detox3
No. of discharges 1,622,662   688,703   194,943   187,401   138,068     5,543   328,444    62,328    17,232
Gender
Male 1,098,349   469,001   120,733   123,715    89,433     3,692   241,707    38,475    11,593
Female   524,024   219,551    74,162    63,668    48,605     1,850    86,713    23,839     5,636
No. of discharges 1,622,373   688,552   194,895   187,383   138,038     5,542   328,420    62,314    17,229
Age at admission
12 to 20 years   222,450   131,705    33,353    22,940    18,223       356    12,963     2,110       800
21 to 30 years   461,358   211,131    60,565    52,651    39,968     1,335    74,003    16,985     4,720
31 to 40 years   376,790   150,382    44,792    44,780    34,304     1,386    81,527    15,764     3,855
41 to 50 years   393,352   137,519    40,832    47,758    33,979     1,709   109,242    17,372     4,941
Over 50 years   168,712    57,966    15,401    19,272    11,594       757    50,709    10,097     2,916
No. of discharges 1,622,662   688,703   194,943   187,401   138,068     5,543   328,444    62,328    17,232
Race/ethnicity
White (non-Hispanic)   957,149   406,534   116,669   121,514    73,638     4,090   190,420    34,377     9,907
Black (non-Hispanic)   336,115   131,167    42,881    41,338    31,901       822    73,368    12,318     2,320
Hispanic origin   214,853    95,284    21,019    16,016    20,158       285    46,103    12,667     3,321
Other    95,620    42,960    12,637     7,969    11,088       342    16,402     2,617     1,605
No. of discharges 1,603,737   675,945   193,206   186,837   136,785     5,539   326,293    61,979    17,153
Primary substance
Alcohol   665,529   290,651    75,517    76,888    41,622     2,973   174,479     1,563     1,836
Opiates   312,753    56,306    24,128    32,745    23,577     1,010   101,644    58,447    14,896
Marijuana   269,316   172,539    45,035    24,840    19,217       406     6,520       708        51
Cocaine   196,530    76,443    28,724    33,764    28,148       666    27,953       676       156
Stimulants   132,654    69,644    16,478    13,224    22,328       260    10,466       188        66
Other/unknown    45,880    23,120     5,061     5,940     3,176       228     7,382       746       227
No. of discharges 1,622,662   688,703   194,943   187,401   138,068     5,543   328,444    62,328    17,232
Frequency of use
No use in the past month   467,804   297,349    78,865    25,317    49,344       474     6,867     9,230       358
Some use   521,274   266,138    70,454    63,610    44,226     1,345    64,616     9,138     1,747
Daily   605,778   108,683    43,188    95,979    43,302     3,633   253,094    42,853    15,046
No. of discharges 1,594,856   672,170   192,507   184,906   136,872     5,452   324,577    61,221    17,151
No. of prior treatment episodes
None   627,172   328,727    81,319    67,969    42,917     1,932    84,416    14,688     5,204
1 or more   838,690   321,098   109,567   115,623    90,511     3,413   141,974    44,619    11,885
No. of discharges 1,465,862   649,825   190,886   183,592   133,428     5,345   226,390    59,307    17,089
Treatment referral source
Criminal justice/DUI   597,410   379,853    87,509    43,331    51,994       824    29,742     3,729       428
Individual   529,884   125,592    44,055    58,152    33,954     2,225   207,254    44,974    13,678
Health care/community   465,713   170,833    61,365    80,009    49,021     2,417    86,694    12,400     2,974
No. of discharges 1,593,007   676,278   192,929   181,492   134,969     5,466   323,690    61,103    17,080
Employment status4
Employed   421,512   257,455    54,121    29,525    11,110       953    47,719    16,808     3,821
Unemployed/Not in labor force 1,126,668   395,555   131,237   151,897   122,264     4,478   263,357    44,659    13,221
No. of discharges 1,548,180   653,010   185,358   181,422   133,374     5,431   311,076    61,467    17,042
Years of education4
Fewer than 12 years   474,027   195,063    57,820    53,368    44,635     1,480    94,340    21,791     5,530
12 years (or GED)   646,914   266,561    73,862    72,875    53,596     2,415   142,775    26,893     7,937
More than 12 years   355,633   145,130    41,888    48,224    28,804     1,451    74,154    12,536     3,446
No. of discharges 1,476,574   606,754   173,570   174,467   127,035     5,346   311,269    61,220    16,913
1 Excludes 4,078 residential (short-term, long-term, hospital) discharges where medication-assisted opioid therapy was planned.
2 Outpatient and intensive outpatient medication-assisted opioid therapy only.
3 Medication-assisted opioid detoxification (free-standing, hospital, and outpatient) only.
4 Includes only discharges aged 16 and above for employment status and aged 18 and older for years of education.
SOURCE: Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS). Data received through 5.06.10.

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