Table 6.3
Discharges aged 12 and older from hospital residential 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 16 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
5,543      76.3      16
Gender        
Male 3,692  66.8  66.1  76.5      15
Female 1,850  33.2  33.9  75.9      16
Total 5,542 100.0 100.0  76.3      16
Age at admission        
12 to 20 years   356   5.7   8.6  68.3      21
21 to 30 years 1,335  23.3  26.5  73.9      20
31 to 40 years 1,386  24.7  26.1  75.3      13
41 to 50 years 1,709  32.1  26.8  79.4      12
Over 50 years   757  14.2  12.0  79.1      14
Total 5,543 100.0 100.0  76.3      16
Race/ethnicity        
White (non-Hispanic) 4,090  74.4  72.0  76.9      16
Black (non-Hispanic)   822  13.7  18.4  70.6      13
Hispanic origin   285   5.9   2.8  87.0      10
Other   342   6.0   6.8  74.0      19
Total 5,539 100.0 100.0  76.3      16
Primary substance        
Alcohol 2,973  55.2  48.7  78.5      14
Opiates 1,010  18.8  16.3  78.8       7
Marijuana   406   6.5   9.9  68.0      21
Cocaine   666  10.8  15.8  68.8      27
Stimulants   260   4.6   5.1  74.2      21
Other/unknown   228   4.1   4.2  75.9      12
Total 5,543 100.0 100.0  76.3      15
Frequency of use        
No use in the past month   474   7.9  11.4  69.2      28
Some use 1,345  23.3  29.2  72.1      20
Daily use 3,633  68.8  59.5  78.9      10
Total 5,452 100.0 100.0  76.4      16
No. of prior treatment episodes        
None 1,932  34.5  41.4  72.8      21
1 or more 3,413  65.5  58.6  78.1      14
Total 5,345 100.0 100.0  76.2      17
Treatment referral source        
Criminal justice/DUI   824  16.3  11.0  82.6      28
Individual 2,225  40.8  40.5  76.4      12
Health care/community 2,417  42.9  48.5  74.0      12
Total 5,466 100.0 100.0  76.3      15
Employment status1        
Employed   953  17.6  17.4  77.1      11
Unemployed/Not in labor force 4,478  82.4  82.6  76.8      17
Total 5,431 100.0 100.0  76.9      15
Years of education1        
Fewer than 12 years 1,480  26.8  30.7  74.6      14
12 years (or GED) 2,415  45.6  43.8  77.8      14
More than 12 years 1,451  27.6  25.6  78.4      19
Total 5,346 100.0 100.0  77.1      15
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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