Table 6.5
Year 2000 discharges from INTENSIVE 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  24,588  12,744  1,951  4,834  3,696  180  61  1,122
Opiates  3,629  853  526  1,227  889  39  17  78
Cocaine  7,812  2,084  602  2,309  2,166  74  20  557
Marijuana/hashish  11,212  4,292  992  2,391  2,652  114  54  717
Stimulants  3,816  1,303  633  867  761  75  55  122
Other/unknown  1,191  497  83  312  195  5  3  96
No. of discharges  52,248  21,773  4,787  11,940  10,359  487  210  2,692
Row percent
Alcohol  100.0  51.8  7.9  19.7  15.0  0.7  0.2  4.6
Opiates  100.0  23.5  14.5  33.8  24.5  1.1  0.5  2.1
Cocaine  100.0  26.7  7.7  29.6  27.7  0.9  0.3  7.1
Marijuana/hashish  100.0  38.3  8.8  21.3  23.7  1.0  0.5  6.4
Stimulants  100.0  34.1  16.6  22.7  19.9  2.0  1.4  3.2
Other/unknown  100.0  41.7  7.0  26.2  16.4  0.4  0.3  8.1
Total  100.0  41.7  9.2  22.9  19.8  0.9  0.4  5.2
Column percent
Alcohol  47.1  58.5  40.8  40.5  35.7  37.0  29.0  41.7
Opiates  6.9  3.9  11.0  10.3  8.6  8.0  8.1  2.9
Cocaine  15.0  9.6  12.6  19.3  20.9  15.2  9.5  20.7
Marijuana/hashish  21.5  19.7  20.7  20.0  25.6  23.4  25.7  26.6
Stimulants  7.3  6.0  13.2  7.3  7.3  15.4  26.2  4.5
Other/unknown  2.3  2.3  1.7  2.6  1.9  1.0  1.4  3.6
Total  100.0  100.0  100.0  100.0  100.0  100.0  100.0  100.0
Average length of stay (days)
Alcohol  63  69  56  51  60  74  117  59
Opiates  60  93  67  40  53  47  75  47
Cocaine  64  74  62  55  65  81  58  64
Marijuana/hashish  67  74  61  56  66  81  97  70
Stimulants  59  76  51  43  51  55  61  71
Other/unknown  64  73  64  50  56  115  74
Total  64  72  58  51  61  72  87  64
Median length of stay (days)
Alcohol  42  49  37  28  35  42  65  36
Opiates  30  52  30  18  28  42  45  30
Cocaine  35  42  35  29  34  56  24  41
Marijuana/hashish  44  52  45  33  41  59  66  49
Stimulants  37  54  41  21  28  39  42  35
Other/unknown  42  49  42  30  28  98  23  40
Total  42  49  38  28  35  48  55  40
Low precision; no estimate reported.
SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS) - 4.1.02.