Table 3.5
Year 2005 discharges from OUTPATIENT treatment1
by primary substance at admission, according to reason for discharge: TEDS 2005
Number, percent distribution, and median and average lengths of stay
[Based on linked admission and discharge data reported by 33 States and jurisdictions that offered outpatient substance abuse treatment and reported these data to TEDS.]
Primary substance at admission Total Reason for discharge, transfer, or discontinuance of treatment
Completed Transferred Completed or
transferred
Dropped
out
Terminated Other
Total discharges 592,057 212,078 73,652 285,730 171,454 62,556 72,317
Number
Alcohol 228,709 106,284 22,002 128,286  54,777 21,568 24,078
Opiates  43,625   9,544  9,134  18,678  14,769  5,220  4,958
Cocaine  75,038  17,860 12,862  30,722  26,058  9,546  8,712
Marijuana/hashish 139,304  48,190 16,196  64,386  40,962 17,218 16,738
Stimulants  71,648  20,576  9,934  30,510  29,654  4,489  6,995
Other/unknown  33,733   9,624  3,524  13,148   5,234  4,515 10,836
No. of discharges  592,057 212,078 73,652 285,730 171,454 62,556 72,317
Column percent
Alcohol  38.6  50.1  29.9  44.9  31.9  34.5  33.3
Opiates   7.4   4.5  12.4   6.5   8.6   8.3   6.9
Cocaine  12.7   8.4  17.5  10.8  15.2  15.3  12.0
Marijuana/hashish  23.5  22.7  22.0  22.5  23.9  27.5  23.1
Stimulants  12.1   9.7  13.5  10.7  17.3   7.2   9.7
Other/unknown   5.7   4.5   4.8   4.6   3.1   7.2  15.0
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Row percent
Alcohol 100.0  46.5   9.6  56.1  24.0   9.4  10.5
Opiates 100.0  21.9  20.9  42.8  33.9  12.0  11.4
Cocaine 100.0  23.8  17.1  40.9  34.7  12.7  11.6
Marijuana/hashish 100.0  34.6  11.6  46.2  29.4  12.4  12.0
Stimulants 100.0  28.7  13.9  42.6  41.4   6.3   9.8
Other/unknown 100.0  28.5  10.4  39.0  15.5  13.4  32.1
Total  100.0  35.8  12.4  48.3  29.0  10.6  12.2
Median length of stay (days)
Alcohol  85 115  35  48  65  65
Opiates  51 122  10  40  55  63
Cocaine  57 128  18  41  52  59
Marijuana/hashish  76 111  43  50  63  68
Stimulants  72 137  55  42  58  84
Other/unknown  85  89  81  57 111  85
Total   76 117  34    45  64  69
Average length of stay (days)
Alcohol 122 149  92  90 105 117
Opiates 109 169  78  86 103 122
Cocaine 107 173  79  80  90 110
Marijuana/hashish 111 144  94  86  95 112
Stimulants 124 176 145  82  89 138
Other/unknown 128 123 126 102 138 143
Total  117 152  97    86 101 121
1 Excludes records where opioid replacement therapy was planned.
SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS). Data received through 10.03.06.

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