Table 5.5
Year 2005 discharges from SHORT-TERM RESIDENTIAL treatment1
by primary substance 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 31 States and jurisdictions that offered short-term residential substance abuse treatment and reported these data to TEDS.]
Primary substance at admission Total Reason for discharge, transfer, or discontinuance of treatment
Completed Transferred Completed or
transferred
Dropped
out
Terminated Other
Total discharges 128,756 72,221 22,452 94,673 19,760 9,300 5,023
Number
Alcohol  51,604 33,784  7,290 41,074  6,286 2,589 1,655
Opiates  19,810 10,238  3,103 13,341  4,190 1,494   785
Cocaine  28,917 14,431  6,283 20,714  4,659 2,286 1,258
Marijuana/hashish  13,195  6,780  2,494  9,274  1,852 1,569   500
Stimulants  11,988  5,514  2,677  8,191  2,223 1,073   501
Other/unknown   3,242  1,474    605  2,079    550   289   324
No. of discharges  128,756 72,221 22,452 94,673 19,760 9,300 5,023
Column percent
Alcohol  40.1  46.8  32.5  43.4  31.8  27.8  32.9
Opiates  15.4  14.2  13.8  14.1  21.2  16.1  15.6
Cocaine  22.5  20.0  28.0  21.9  23.6  24.6  25.0
Marijuana/hashish  10.2   9.4  11.1   9.8   9.4  16.9  10.0
Stimulants   9.3   7.6  11.9   8.7  11.3  11.5  10.0
Other/unknown   2.5   2.0   2.7   2.2   2.8   3.1   6.5
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Row percent
Alcohol 100.0  65.5  14.1  79.6  12.2   5.0   3.2
Opiates 100.0  51.7  15.7  67.3  21.2   7.5   4.0
Cocaine 100.0  49.9  21.7  71.6  16.1   7.9   4.4
Marijuana/hashish 100.0  51.4  18.9  70.3  14.0  11.9   3.8
Stimulants 100.0  46.0  22.3  68.3  18.5   9.0   4.2
Other/unknown 100.0  45.5  18.7  64.1  17.0   8.9  10.0
Total  100.0  56.1  17.4  73.5  15.3   7.2   3.9
Median length of stay (days)
Alcohol  21  24  20   7  14   9
Opiates  17  25  18   5  11   7
Cocaine  21  25  25   8  14  10
Marijuana/hashish  23  27  27   8  17  14
Stimulants  21  27  26   7  14   9
Other/unknown  21  22  24   8  14  24
Total   21  25  22     7  14  10
Average length of stay (days)
Alcohol  24  25  25  18  25  31
Opiates  21  25  22  11  18  17
Cocaine  26  27  27  20  27  34
Marijuana/hashish  34  34  36  28  34  48
Stimulants  28  31  30  19  22  45
Other/unknown  37  26  34  33  41  91
Total   26  27  27    19  26  37
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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