Table 4.6
Year 2005 discharges from INTENSIVE 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 32 States and jurisdictions that offered intensive 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 134,703 48,718 24,964 73,682 32,567 17,152 11,302
Number
No use in the past month  43,805 18,607  7,939 26,546  8,122  5,237  3,900
1-3 times in the past month  17,676  5,796  3,423  9,219  4,376  2,628  1,453
1-2 times per week  13,289  4,521  2,504  7,025  3,409  1,827  1,028
3-6 times per week  19,659  6,776  3,410 10,186  5,220  2,591  1,662
Daily  37,627 11,859  7,211 19,070 11,052  4,568  2,937
No. of discharges  132,056 47,559 24,487 72,046 32,179 16,851 10,980
Column percent
No use in the past month  33.2  39.1  32.4  36.8  25.2  31.1  35.5
1-3 times in the past month  13.4  12.2  14.0  12.8  13.6  15.6  13.2
1-2 times per week  10.1   9.5  10.2   9.8  10.6  10.8   9.4
3-6 times per week  14.9  14.2  13.9  14.1  16.2  15.4  15.1
Daily  28.5  24.9  29.4  26.5  34.3  27.1  26.7
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  42.5  18.1  60.6  18.5  12.0   8.9
1-3 times in the past month 100.0  32.8  19.4  52.2  24.8  14.9   8.2
1-2 times per week 100.0  34.0  18.8  52.9  25.7  13.7   7.7
3-6 times per week 100.0  34.5  17.3  51.8  26.6  13.2   8.5
Daily 100.0  31.5  19.2  50.7  29.4  12.1   7.8
Total  100.0  36.0  18.5  54.6  24.4  12.8   8.3
Median length of stay (days)
No use in the past month  56  68  49  38  51  47
1-3 times in the past month  50  63  48  34  46  50
1-2 times per week  46  59  46  30  40  44
3-6 times per week  41  52  43  26  36  40
Daily  36  45  42  23  34  39
Total   46  58  45    29  42  44
Average length of stay (days)
No use in the past month  86  99  82  67  81  82
1-3 times in the past month  82  98  81  61  76  89
1-2 times per week  77  93  78  57  69  87
3-6 times per week  70  83  78  50  63  76
Daily  71  79  93  51  60  78
Total   78  91  84    57  70  81
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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