Table 3.3
Discharges aged 12 and older from intensive outpatient treatment.
Characteristics at admission, by treatment completion/transfer: TEDS 2008
Number, percent distribution, treatment completion/transfer rate, and median length of stay (LOS)
[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 No. of
intensive
outpatient
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
194,943      57.9      74
Gender        
Male 120,733  62.7  61.0  58.5      74
Female  74,162  37.3  39.0  56.8      82
Total 194,895 100.0 100.0  57.9      73
Age at admission        
12 to 20 years  33,353  16.2  18.4  54.7      85
21 to 30 years  60,565  30.6  31.8  56.9      76
31 to 40 years  44,792  23.0  22.9  58.0      72
41 to 50 years  40,832  21.5  20.1  59.5      68
Over 50 years  15,401   8.7   6.8  63.9      67
Total 194,943 100.0 100.0  57.9      74
Race/ethnicity        
White (non-Hispanic) 116,669  62.7  57.2  60.1      68
Black (non-Hispanic)  42,881  19.8  25.5  51.6      81
Hispanic origin  21,019  10.8  11.0  57.4      93
Other  12,637   6.7   6.3  59.7      73
Total 193,206 100.0 100.0  57.9      74
Primary substance        
Alcohol  75,517  41.8  34.5  62.5      65
Opiates  24,128  11.3  13.8  53.0      55
Marijuana  45,035  22.0  24.6  55.1      86
Cocaine  28,724  13.7  16.1  53.9      77
Stimulants  16,478   8.7   8.0  59.9     108
Other/unknown   5,061   2.4   2.9  53.1      83
Total 194,943 100.0 100.0  57.9      74
Frequency of use        
No use in the past month  78,865  44.4  36.2  62.9      87
Some use  70,454  34.9  38.9  55.3      68
Daily use  43,188  20.6  24.9  53.3      50
Total 192,507 100.0 100.0  57.9      73
No. of prior treatment episodes        
None  81,319  43.2  41.7  58.7      86
1 or more 109,567  56.8  58.3  57.3      64
Total 190,886 100.0 100.0  57.9      73
Treatment referral source        
Criminal justice/DUI  87,509  49.1  40.3  62.7      85
Individual  44,055  21.0  25.3  53.4      62
Health care/community  61,365  29.9  34.4  54.5      67
Total 192,929 100.0 100.0  57.9      73
Employment status1        
Employed  54,121  32.1  25.2  63.7      75
Unemployed/Not in labor force 131,237  67.9  74.8  55.6      72
Total 185,358 100.0 100.0  58.0      73
Years of education1        
Fewer than 12 years  57,820  30.5  37.3  53.1      85
12 years (or GED)  73,862  43.5  41.3  59.4      69
More than 12 years  41,888  26.0  21.5  62.7      64
Total 173,570 100.0 100.0  58.1      71
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 5.06.10.

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