Table 6.4
Year 2000 discharges from OUTPATIENT treatment by reason for discharge, according to primary substance at admission: TEDS 2000
Number, percent distribution, average length of stay, and median length of stay
[Based on linked discharges and discharge data reported to TEDS by 18 States and jurisdictions.]
Primary substance at admission Total Reason for discharge, transfer, or discontinuance of treatment
Treatment completed Transferred
to other SA treatment
Left against professional advice Terminated
by facility
Incar-
cerated
Death Other
Number
Alcohol  59,244  24,211  4,264  12,161  12,309  999  439  4,861
Opiates  8,336  2,283  604  2,459  2,272  159  81  478
Cocaine  13,703  2,810  1,021  3,623  4,781  261  125  1,082
Marijuana/hashish  26,401  8,387  2,084  6,469  6,715  514  224  2,008
Stimulants  6,036  1,832  868  1,619  914  180  199  424
Other/unknown  3,009  934  209  670  617  42  59  478
No. of discharges  116,729  40,457  9,050  27,001  27,608  2,155  1,127  9,331
Row percent
Alcohol  100.0  40.9  7.2  20.5  20.8  1.7  0.7  8.2
Opiates  100.0  27.4  7.2  29.5  27.3  1.9  1.0  5.7
Cocaine  100.0  20.5  7.5  26.4  34.9  1.9  0.9  7.9
Marijuana/hashish  100.0  31.8  7.9  24.5  25.4  1.9  0.8  7.6
Stimulants  100.0  30.4  14.4  26.8  15.1  3.0  3.3  7.0
Other/unknown  100.0  31.0  6.9  22.3  20.5  1.4  2.0  15.9
Total  100.0  34.7  7.8  23.1  23.7  1.8  1.0  8.0
Column percent
Alcohol  50.8  59.8  47.1  45.0  44.6  46.4  39.0  52.1
Opiates  7.1  5.6  6.7  9.1  8.2  7.4  7.2  5.1
Cocaine  11.7  6.9  11.3  13.4  17.3  12.1  11.1  11.6
Marijuana/hashish  22.6  20.7  23.0  24.0  24.3  23.9  19.9  21.5
Stimulants  5.2  4.5  9.6  6.0  3.3  8.4  17.7  4.5
Other/unknown  2.6  2.3  2.3  2.5  2.2  1.9  5.2  5.1
Total  100.0  100.0  100.0  100.0  100.0  100.0  100.0  100.0
Average length of stay (days)
Alcohol  100  123  86  81  89  115  133  71
Opiates  74  98  88  64  61  96  100  37
Cocaine  74  121  65  66  53  118  150  65
Marijuana/hashish  91  120  69  76  78  101  127  77
Stimulants  99  135  68  88  79  91  103  103
Other/unknown  102  137  76  89  88  115  120  77
Total  93  122  78  77  77  109  125  71
Median length of stay (days)
Alcohol  64  91  50  46  43  79  98  30
Opiates  38  49  47  37  21  60  33  9
Cocaine  35  87  35  34  14  80  100  27
Marijuana/hashish  61  94  38  44  39  68  83  40
Stimulants  64  105  40  46  43  63  61  65
Other/unknown  58  100  24  49  39  75  77  20
Total  57  91  43  42  34  75  80  30
SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS) - 4.1.02.