Table 3.6
Year 2005 discharges from OUTPATIENT treatment1
by frequency of use, 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.]
Frequency of use 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
No use in the past month 228,641  96,499 23,100 119,599  58,187 21,993 28,862
1-3 times in the past month  95,788  36,665 10,153  46,818  29,283  9,963  9,724
1-2 times per week  60,855  22,485  6,428  28,913  19,428  6,593  5,921
3-6 times per week  62,124  18,761  8,989  27,750  20,220  6,916  7,238
Daily 113,141  27,122 21,795  48,917  39,574 12,264 12,386
No. of discharges  560,549 201,532 70,465 271,997 166,692 57,729 64,131
Column percent
No use in the past month  40.8  47.9  32.8  44.0  34.9  38.1  45.0
1-3 times in the past month  17.1  18.2  14.4  17.2  17.6  17.3  15.2
1-2 times per week  10.9  11.2   9.1  10.6  11.7  11.4   9.2
3-6 times per week  11.1   9.3  12.8  10.2  12.1  12.0  11.3
Daily  20.2  13.5  30.9  18.0  23.7  21.2  19.3
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Row percent
No use in the past month 100.0  42.2  10.1  52.3  25.4   9.6  12.6
1-3 times in the past month 100.0  38.3  10.6  48.9  30.6  10.4  10.2
1-2 times per week 100.0  36.9  10.6  47.5  31.9  10.8   9.7
3-6 times per week 100.0  30.2  14.5  44.7  32.5  11.1  11.7
Daily 100.0  24.0  19.3  43.2  35.0  10.8  10.9
Total  100.0  36.0  12.6  48.5  29.7  10.3  11.4
Median length of stay (days)
No use in the past month  87 118  57  51  67  81
1-3 times in the past month  73 112  40  43  60  63
1-2 times per week  77 117  42  44  61  64
3-6 times per week  65 124  22  41  57  57
Daily  55 127  13  40  56  61
Total   75 119  32    45  62  70
Average length of stay (days)
No use in the past month 125 151 118  93 104 127
1-3 times in the past month 110 144  92  80  94 107
1-2 times per week 115 151 107  83  96 114
3-6 times per week 110 166  79  79  94 105
Daily 109 170  80  85  99 119
Total  117 154  97    86  99 119
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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