Table 6.3a
Year 2001 discharges by reason for discharge, according to type of service: TEDS 2001
Number and percent distribution
[Based on linked admissions and discharge data reported to TEDS by 22 States and jurisdictions.]
Type of service 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
Ambulatory  
Outpatient 212,278  72,668 17,587  46,629 52,426 3,161   577 19,230
Intensive outpatient  72,190  25,261  9,120  15,720 17,361   772   136  3,820
Residential/rehabilitation  
Short-term (<31 days)  40,790  25,520  4,416   6,109  3,835   146    86    678
Long-term (31+ days)  45,599  13,358  5,069  14,282 10,648   226    45  1,971
Hospital   8,452   4,455  1,870   1,109    633    30     1    354
Detoxification1 123,168  61,189 16,549  31,061  9,437   116   165  4,651
Methadone2  30,159   4,198  3,126  15,078  4,783   349    65  2,560
No. of discharges  532,636 206,649 57,737 129,988 99,123 4,800 1,075 33,264
Row percent
Ambulatory  
Outpatient  100.0   34.2    8.3   22.0   24.7    1.5    0.3    9.1
Intensive outpatient  100.0   35.0   12.6   21.8   24.0    1.1    0.2    5.3
Residential/rehabilitation  
Short-term (<31 days)  100.0   62.6   10.8   15.0    9.4    0.4    0.2    1.7
Long-term (31+ days)  100.0   29.3   11.1   31.3   23.4    0.5    0.1    4.3
Hospital  100.0   52.7   22.1   13.1    7.5    0.4   *    4.2
Detoxification1  100.0   49.7   13.4   25.2    7.7    0.1    0.1    3.8
Methadone2  100.0   13.9   10.4   50.0   15.9    1.2    0.2    8.5
Total   100.0   38.8   10.8   24.4   18.6    0.9    0.2    6.2
Column percent
Ambulatory  
Outpatient   39.9   35.2   30.5   35.9   52.9   65.9   53.7   57.8
Intensive outpatient   13.6   12.2   15.8   12.1   17.5   16.1   12.7   11.5
Residential/rehabilitation  
Short-term (<31 days)    7.7   12.3    7.6    4.7    3.9    3.0    8.0    2.0
Long-term (31+ days)    8.6    6.5    8.8   11.0   10.7    4.7    4.2    5.9
Hospital    1.6    2.2    3.2    0.9    0.6    0.6    0.1    1.1
Detoxification1   23.1   29.6   28.7   23.9    9.5    2.4   15.3   14.0
Methadone2    5.7    2.0    5.4   11.6    4.8    7.3    6.0    7.7
Total   100.0  100.0  100.0  100.0  100.0  100.0  100.0  100.0
1 Includes free-standing residential detoxification (n = 116,855; 95 percent), ambulatory detoxification (n = 3,829; 3 percent), and hospital detoxification (n = 2,484; 2 percent). Excludes records where methadone use was planned.
2 Includes ambulatory, residential/rehabilitation, and outpatient records where methadone use was planned. See Chapter 6 and Tables 6.10a and 6.10b.
* Less than 0.05 percent.
SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS) - 5.31.03.