Table 4.7
Year 2005 discharges from INTENSIVE OUTPATIENT treatment1
by age at first 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.]
Age at first 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
12 years or under  17,935  6,557  3,599 10,156  3,770  2,434  1,575
13 to 14 years  23,002  8,627  4,419 13,046  4,978  3,094  1,884
15 to 17 years  35,581 14,012  6,707 20,719  7,678  4,507  2,677
18 to 21 years  23,018  8,536  4,226 12,762  5,482  3,050  1,724
Over 21 years  25,034  8,122  4,387 12,509  6,726  3,674  2,125
No. of discharges  124,570 45,854 23,338 69,192 28,634 16,759  9,985
Column percent
12 years or under  14.4  14.3  15.4  14.7  13.2  14.5  15.8
13 to 14 years  18.5  18.8  18.9  18.9  17.4  18.5  18.9
15 to 17 years  28.6  30.6  28.7  29.9  26.8  26.9  26.8
18 to 21 years  18.5  18.6  18.1  18.4  19.1  18.2  17.3
Over 21 years  20.1  17.7  18.8  18.1  23.5  21.9  21.3
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Row percent
12 years or under 100.0  36.6  20.1  56.6  21.0  13.6   8.8
13 to 14 years 100.0  37.5  19.2  56.7  21.6  13.5   8.2
15 to 17 years 100.0  39.4  18.8  58.2  21.6  12.7   7.5
18 to 21 years 100.0  37.1  18.4  55.4  23.8  13.3   7.5
Over 21 years 100.0  32.4  17.5  50.0  26.9  14.7   8.5
Total  100.0  36.8  18.7  55.5  23.0  13.5   8.0
Median length of stay (days)
12 years or under  47  58  46  29  44  44
13 to 14 years  49  60  45  31  46  46
15 to 17 years  45  57  45  29  43  41
18 to 21 years  44  57  46  28  38  37
Over 21 years  43  57  45  28  38  36
Total   45  57  45    29  42  41
Average length of stay (days)
12 years or under  78  86  84  56  74  84
13 to 14 years  79  89  82  57  75  82
15 to 17 years  75  85  82  53  73  76
18 to 21 years  74  86  83  52  68  73
Over 21 years  73  90  83  52  64  69
Total   76  87  83    54  71  76
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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