Table 4.3
Year 2005 discharges from INTENSIVE OUTPATIENT treatment1
by age 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 32 States and jurisdictions that offered intensive outpatient substance abuse treatment and reported these data to TEDS.]
Age at admission Total Reason for discharge, transfer, or discontinuance of treatment
Completed Transferred Completed or
transferred
Dropped
out
Terminated Other
Total discharges 134,703 48,718 24,964 73,682 32,567 17,152 11,302
Number
Under 21 years  24,273  9,087  3,974 13,061  5,239  3,443  2,530
21 to 30 years  37,489 12,965  7,085 20,050  9,061  5,106  3,272
31 to 40 years  35,497 12,127  6,933 19,060  9,133  4,482  2,822
41 to 50 years  28,715 10,702  5,368 16,070  7,190  3,321  2,134
Over 50 years   8,511  3,731  1,584  5,315  1,887    773    536
No. of discharges  134,485 48,612 24,944 73,556 32,510 17,125 11,294
Column percent
Under 21 years  18.0  18.7  15.9  17.8  16.1  20.1  22.4
21 to 30 years  27.9  26.7  28.4  27.3  27.9  29.8  29.0
31 to 40 years  26.4  24.9  27.8  25.9  28.1  26.2  25.0
41 to 50 years  21.4  22.0  21.5  21.8  22.1  19.4  18.9
Over 50 years   6.3   7.7   6.4   7.2   5.8   4.5   4.7
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Row percent
Under 21 years 100.0  37.4  16.4  53.8  21.6  14.2  10.4
21 to 30 years 100.0  34.6  18.9  53.5  24.2  13.6   8.7
31 to 40 years 100.0  34.2  19.5  53.7  25.7  12.6   7.9
41 to 50 years 100.0  37.3  18.7  56.0  25.0  11.6   7.4
Over 50 years 100.0  43.8  18.6  62.4  22.2   9.1   6.3
Total  100.0  36.1  18.5  54.7  24.2  12.7   8.4
Median length of stay (days)
Under 21 years  53  64  49  36  47  57
21 to 30 years  44  58  44  28  42  41
31 to 40 years  44  58  44  29  40  43
41 to 50 years  45  57  46  30  40  41
Over 50 years  47  56  50  30  40  40
Total   46  59  45    29  42  44
Average length of stay (days)
Under 21 years  84  97  76  63  77 102
21 to 30 years  76  90  79  54  70  79
31 to 40 years  78  92  89  56  70  82
41 to 50 years  78  90  88  57  69  79
Over 50 years  80  86 103  55  66  71
Total   79  91  85    57  71  84
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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