Table 6.5
Year 2001 discharges from INTENSIVE 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 31,078 13,832 3,423 5,885 6,141 221 47 1,529
Opiates 4,620 941 677 1,304 1,495 42 10 151
Cocaine 12,641 2,712 1,785 3,184 4,081 106 13 760
Marijuana/hashish 16,403 5,370 2,027 3,443 4,274 295 30 964
Stimulants 5,694 1,773 982 1,489 1,022 92 34 302
Other/unknown 1,754 633 226 415 348 16 2 114
No. of discharges 72,190 25,261 9,120 15,720 17,361 772 136 3,820
Row percent
Alcohol 100.0 44.5 11.0 18.9 19.8 0.7 0.2 4.9
Opiates 100.0 20.4 14.7 28.2 32.4 0.9 0.2 3.3
Cocaine 100.0 21.5 14.1 25.2 32.3 0.8 0.1 6.0
Marijuana/hashish 100.0 32.7 12.4 21.0 26.1 1.8 0.2 5.9
Stimulants 100.0 31.1 17.2 26.2 17.9 1.6 0.6 5.3
Other/unknown 100.0 36.1 12.9 23.7 19.8 0.9 0.1 6.5
Total 100.0 35.0 12.6 21.8 24.0 1.1 0.2 5.3
Column percent
Alcohol 43.1 54.8 37.5 37.4 35.4 28.6 34.6 40.0
Opiates 6.4 3.7 7.4 8.3 8.6 5.4 7.4 4.0
Cocaine 17.5 10.7 19.6 20.3 23.5 13.7 9.6 19.9
Marijuana/hashish 22.7 21.3 22.2 21.9 24.6 38.2 22.1 25.2
Stimulants 7.9 7.0 10.8 9.5 5.9 11.9 25.0 7.9
Other/unknown 2.4 2.5 2.5 2.6 2.0 2.1 1.5 3.0
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Average length of stay (days)
Alcohol 67 73 59 55 65 70 75 82
Opiates 57 75 60 38 58 69 48 78
Cocaine 66 74 63 50 74 71 96 73
Marijuana/hashish 71 85 65 53 71 69 75 74
Stimulants 64 80 65 43 63 61 81 79
Other/unknown 65 76 58 51 65 51 67
Total 67 76 62 51 68 68 76 77
Median length of stay (days)
Alcohol 43 50 37 30 37 45 42 56
Opiates 28 41 31 17 27 36 38 50
Cocaine 35 42 39 28 34 42 37 47
Marijuana/hashish 44 57 44 31 40 46 57 45
Stimulants 38 55 42 22 34 39 38 46
Other/unknown 42 55 36 31 36 33 36
Total 42 51 39 28 36 44 42 49
1 Excludes records where methadone use was planned.
Low precision; no estimate reported.
SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS) - 5.31.03.