Table 4.9
Year 2005 discharges from INTENSIVE OUTPATIENT treatment1
by treatment referral source, 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.]
Treatment referral source 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
Self- or individual  35,393 11,977  5,940 17,917  9,929  4,617  2,930
Criminal justice/DUI  49,835 19,484 10,199 29,683  8,975  6,722  4,455
Alcohol/drug abuse care provider  13,844  4,485  2,943  7,428  3,910  1,338  1,168
Other health care provider   8,598  2,780  1,596  4,376  2,561    969    692
Other community referral  23,040  8,343  3,899 12,242  6,211  2,870  1,717
No. of discharges  130,710 47,069 24,577 71,646 31,586 16,516 10,962
Column percent
Self- or individual  27.1  25.4  24.2  25.0  31.4  28.0  26.7
Criminal justice/DUI  38.1  41.4  41.5  41.4  28.4  40.7  40.6
Alcohol/drug abuse care provider  10.6   9.5  12.0  10.4  12.4   8.1  10.7
Other health care provider   6.6   5.9   6.5   6.1   8.1   5.9   6.3
Other community referral  17.6  17.7  15.9  17.1  19.7  17.4  15.7
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Row percent
Self- or individual 100.0  33.8  16.8  50.6  28.1  13.0   8.3
Criminal justice/DUI 100.0  39.1  20.5  59.6  18.0  13.5   8.9
Alcohol/drug abuse care provider 100.0  32.4  21.3  53.7  28.2   9.7   8.4
Other health care provider 100.0  32.3  18.6  50.9  29.8  11.3   8.0
Other community referral 100.0  36.2  16.9  53.1  27.0  12.5   7.5
Total  100.0  36.0  18.8  54.8  24.2  12.6   8.4
Median length of stay (days)
Self- or individual  38  49  43  23  36  42
Criminal justice/DUI  55  67  49  39  50  49
Alcohol/drug abuse care provider  37  52  36  26  35  34
Other health care provider  41  50  50  25  38  41
Other community referral  48  64  50  32  40  48
Total   46  59  45    29  42  44
Average length of stay (days)
Self- or individual  71  79  95  46  65  88
Criminal justice/DUI  88 101  83  72  80  88
Alcohol/drug abuse care provider  63  81  59  49  56  57
Other health care provider  78  88  99  53  70  89
Other community referral  80  95  89  59  70  85
Total   79  92  85    57  71  85
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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