Table 6.9
Year 2001 discharges from DETOXIFICATION1 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 56,399 29,672 8,547 11,565 3,543 46 95 2,931
Opiates 38,023 17,471 2,833 14,301 2,668 25 36 689
Cocaine 18,103 9,350 2,665 3,280 2,375 20 18 395
Marijuana/hashish 3,069 1,370 615 553 425 7 1 98
Stimulants 4,871 2,170 1,300 866 259 13 12 251
Other/unknown 2,703 1,156 589 496 167 5 3 287
No. of discharges 123,168 61,189 16,549 31,061 9,437 116 165 4,651
Row percent
Alcohol 100.0 52.6 15.2 20.5 6.3 0.1 0.2 5.2
Opiates 100.0 45.9 7.5 37.6 7.0 0.1 0.1 1.8
Cocaine 100.0 51.6 14.7 18.1 13.1 0.1 0.1 2.2
Marijuana/hashish 100.0 44.6 20.0 18.0 13.8 0.2 * 3.2
Stimulants 100.0 44.5 26.7 17.8 5.3 0.3 0.2 5.2
Other/unknown 100.0 42.8 21.8 18.3 6.2 0.2 0.1 10.6
Total 100.0 49.7 13.4 25.2 7.7 0.1 0.1 3.8
Column percent
Alcohol 45.8 48.5 51.6 37.2 37.5 39.7 57.6 63.0
Opiates 30.9 28.6 17.1 46.0 28.3 21.6 21.8 14.8
Cocaine 14.7 15.3 16.1 10.6 25.2 17.2 10.9 8.5
Marijuana/hashish 2.5 2.2 3.7 1.8 4.5 6.0 0.6 2.1
Stimulants 4.0 3.5 7.9 2.8 2.7 11.2 7.3 5.4
Other/unknown 2.2 1.9 3.6 1.6 1.8 4.3 1.8 6.2
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Average length of stay (days)
Alcohol 10 9 8 9 30 16 3 5
Opiates 10 10 7 9 19 22 5 7
Cocaine 21 20 6 22 41 20 4 8
Marijuana/hashish 20 15 20 22 32 19
Stimulants 8 6 10 8 15 2 9
Other/unknown 14 8 9 7 14 58
Total 12 11 8 10 29 19 4 9
Median length of stay (days)
Alcohol 4 4 4 2 3 2 1 2
Opiates 4 5 5 2 3 4 5 3
Cocaine 4 4 5 2 4 4 2 3
Marijuana/hashish 4 5 7 2 3 4
Stimulants 4 5 5 2 3 1 3
Other/unknown 4 4 5 2 2 10
Total 4 5 5 2 3 3 2 2
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.
* Less than 0.05 percent.
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.