Table 3.2
Discharges aged 12 and older from intensive outpatient treatment.
Characteristics at admission, by reason for discharge: TEDS 2008
Number 
[Based on linked admission and discharge data reported by the 47 States and jurisdictions that offered intensive outpatient substance abuse treatment and reported these data to TEDS.]
Characteristics at admission Reason for discharge (number)
Total Completed Transferred
to further
treatment
Dropped out Terminated
by facility
Other
All intensive outpatient
treatment discharges
194,943 70,024 42,775 46,460 18,404 17,280
Gender
Male 120,733  46,428  24,254  27,787  11,212  11,052
Female  74,162  23,581  18,520  18,657   7,186   6,218
No. of discharges 194,895  70,009  42,774  46,444  18,398  17,270
Age at admission
12 to 20 years  33,353  11,233   7,000   8,221   3,544   3,355
21 to 30 years  60,565  21,253  13,210  14,226   6,266   5,610
31 to 40 years  44,792  15,859  10,104  10,885   4,119   3,825
41 to 50 years  40,832  15,193   9,106   9,807   3,367   3,359
Over 50 years  15,401   6,486   3,355   3,321   1,108   1,131
No. of discharges 194,943  70,024  42,775  46,460  18,404  17,280
Race/ethnicity
White (non-Hispanic) 116,669  44,327  25,830  26,386   9,718  10,408
Black (non-Hispanic)  42,881  11,955  10,180  12,281   4,693   3,772
Hispanic origin  21,019   8,831   3,244   4,733   2,641   1,570
Other  12,637   4,556   2,982   2,837   1,264     998
No. of discharges 193,206  69,669  42,236  46,237  18,316  16,748
Primary substance
Alcohol  75,517  32,103  15,068  16,636   5,794   5,916
Opiates  24,128   6,812   5,970   6,576   2,432   2,338
Marijuana  45,035  15,184   9,628  10,900   5,115   4,208
Cocaine  28,724   8,703   6,778   7,315   3,123   2,805
Stimulants  16,478   5,555   4,312   3,879   1,474   1,258
Other/unknown   5,061   1,667   1,019   1,154     466     755
No. of discharges 194,943  70,024  42,775  46,460  18,404  17,280
Frequency of use
No use in the past month  78,865  32,559  17,018  15,458   7,325   6,505
Some use  70,454  23,538  15,408  18,348   7,246   5,914
Daily use  43,188  13,145   9,867  12,137   3,658   4,381
No. of discharges 192,507  69,242  42,293  45,943  18,229  16,800
No. of prior treatment episodes
None  81,319  31,209  16,559  17,798   8,570   7,183
1 or more 109,567  37,182  25,546  27,350   9,638   9,851
No. of discharges 190,886  68,391  42,105  45,148  18,208  17,034
Treatment referral source
Criminal justice/DUI  87,509  33,382  21,465  16,251   8,217   8,194
Individual  44,055  14,361   9,150  12,903   3,680   3,961
Health care/community  61,365  21,607  11,837  16,706   6,304   4,911
No. of discharges 192,929  69,350  42,452  45,860  18,201  17,066
Employment status1
Employed  54,121  23,754  10,712  10,630   4,805   4,220
Unemployed/Not in labor force 131,237  42,923  30,061  33,529  12,598  12,126
No. of discharges 185,358  66,677  40,773  44,159  17,403  16,346
Years of education1
Fewer than 12 years  57,820  17,605  13,118  15,298   6,445   5,354
12 years (or GED)  73,862  27,367  16,490  17,016   6,583   6,406
More than 12 years  41,888  17,762   8,507   9,015   3,292   3,312
No. of discharges 173,570  62,734  38,115  41,329  16,320  15,072
1 Includes only discharges aged 16 and above for employment status and aged 18 and older for years of education.
NOTE: The "Other" category includes clients who were discharged because they were incarcerated, died, moved, became ill, were hospitalized, or other reason somewhat out of client's control, or if the client status at discharge was not known.
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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