Table 6.8
Year 2001 discharges from HOSPITAL RESIDENTIAL/REHABILITATION 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 4,594 2,586 1,037 520 304 13 1 133
Opiates 457 230 77 90 46 2 - - 12
Cocaine 800 417 110 134 94 2 - - 43
Marijuana/hashish 1,282 661 359 102 131 1 - - 28
Stimulants 698 331 191 103 25 4 - - 44
Other/unknown 621 230 96 160 33 8 - - 94
No. of discharges 8,452 4,455 1,870 1,109 633 30 1 354
Row percent
Alcohol 100.0 56.3 22.6 11.3 6.6 0.3 * 2.9
Opiates 100.0 50.3 16.8 19.7 10.1 0.4 - - 2.6
Cocaine 100.0 52.1 13.8 16.8 11.8 0.3 - - 5.4
Marijuana/hashish 100.0 51.6 28.0 8.0 10.2 0.1 - - 2.2
Stimulants 100.0 47.4 27.4 14.8 3.6 0.6 - - 6.3
Other/unknown 100.0 37.0 15.5 25.8 5.3 1.3 - - 15.1
Total 100.0 52.7 22.1 13.1 7.5 0.4 * 4.2
Column percent
Alcohol 54.4 58.0 55.5 46.9 48.0 43.3 100.0 37.6
Opiates 5.4 5.2 4.1 8.1 7.3 6.7 - - 3.4
Cocaine 9.5 9.4 5.9 12.1 14.8 6.7 - - 12.1
Marijuana/hashish 15.2 14.8 19.2 9.2 20.7 3.3 - - 7.9
Stimulants 8.3 7.4 10.2 9.3 3.9 13.3 - - 12.4
Other/unknown 7.3 5.2 5.1 14.4 5.2 26.7 - - 26.6
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Average length of stay (days)
Alcohol 30 21 10 31 152 98 57
Opiates 28 15 13 22 98 - - 132
Cocaine 45 29 19 34 117 - - 122
Marijuana/hashish 29 24 9 38 97 - - 29
Stimulants 29 22 16 46 46 110 - - 88
Other/unknown 57 46 11 41 104 85 - - 139
Total 33 23 11 34 125 109 91
Median length of stay (days)
Alcohol 11 14 8 4 50 96 11
Opiates 9 10 7 7 19 - - 133
Cocaine 12 13 10 9 18 - - 137
Marijuana/hashish 9 14 6 10 15 - - 6
Stimulants 10 11 8 14 12 15 - - 122
Other/unknown 13 14 10 3 21 65 - - 166
Total 10 14 8 6 25 96 44
1 Excludes records where methadone use was planned.
* Less than 0.05 percent.
- - Quantity is zero.
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.