Table 6.4
Year 2001 discharges from OUTPATIENT treatment1 by reason for discharge, according to primary substance at admission: TEDS 2001
Number, percent distribution, average length of stay, and median length of stay
[Based on linked discharges and discharge data reported to TEDS by 22 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 98,289 42,136 6,951 18,577 20,482 1,197 274 8,672
Opiates 12,547 2,431 959 3,315 4,631 159 45 1,007
Cocaine 28,806 5,433 2,892 7,410 10,328 428 40 2,275
Marijuana/hashish 48,363 14,671 4,114 11,208 13,309 854 112 4,095
Stimulants 12,446 3,160 1,719 4,255 1,656 298 63 1,295
Other/unknown 11,827 4,837 952 1,864 2,020 225 43 1,886
No. of discharges 212,278 72,668 17,587 46,629 52,426 3,161 577 19,230
Row percent
Alcohol 100.0 42.9 7.1 18.9 20.8 1.2 0.3 8.8
Opiates 100.0 19.4 7.6 26.4 36.9 1.3 0.4 8.0
Cocaine 100.0 18.9 10.0 25.7 35.9 1.5 0.1 7.9
Marijuana/hashish 100.0 30.3 8.5 23.2 27.5 1.8 0.2 8.5
Stimulants 100.0 25.4 13.8 34.2 13.3 2.4 0.5 10.4
Other/unknown 100.0 40.9 8.0 15.8 17.1 1.9 0.4 15.9
Total 100.0 34.2 8.3 22.0 24.7 1.5 0.3 9.1
Column percent
Alcohol 46.3 58.0 39.5 39.8 39.1 37.9 47.5 45.1
Opiates 5.9 3.3 5.5 7.1 8.8 5.0 7.8 5.2
Cocaine 13.6 7.5 16.4 15.9 19.7 13.5 6.9 11.8
Marijuana/hashish 22.8 20.2 23.4 24.0 25.4 27.0 19.4 21.3
Stimulants 5.9 4.3 9.8 9.1 3.2 9.4 10.9 6.7
Other/unknown 5.6 6.7 5.4 4.0 3.9 7.1 7.5 9.8
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Average length of stay (days)
Alcohol 100 120 73 85 82 105 132 93
Opiates 70 111 63 64 55 89 129 69
Cocaine 71 121 57 65 49 102 149 79
Marijuana/hashish 92 124 76 81 67 98 125 96
Stimulants 90 140 65 67 76 137 134 85
Other/unknown 108 124 51 94 111 98 154 105
Total 92 122 68 78 70 104 133 91
Median length of stay (days)
Alcohol 68 90 38 49 33 77 92 59
Opiates 31 75 32 34 6 71 49 31
Cocaine 32 91 28 35 7 72 83 43
Marijuana/hashish 63 99 43 49 28 76 105 66
Stimulants 54 106 31 35 43 98 60 48
Other/unknown 79 92 10 64 81 77 135 73
Total 59 92 35 44 23 77 91 58
1 Excludes records where methadone use was planned.
SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS) - 5.31.03.