Table 5.6
Year 2005 discharges from SHORT-TERM RESIDENTIAL 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 31 States and jurisdictions that offered short-term residential 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 128,756 72,221 22,452 94,673 19,760 9,300 5,023
Number
No use in the past month  18,196  9,538  4,636 14,174  1,366 1,157 1,499
1-3 times in the past month   7,799  4,308  1,522  5,830  1,085   632   252
1-2 times per week   9,110  5,347  1,647  6,994  1,191   649   276
3-6 times per week  21,850 10,932  5,288 16,220  3,453 1,533   644
Daily  70,218 41,346  9,002 50,348 12,428 5,207 2,235
No. of discharges  127,173 71,471 22,095 93,566 19,523 9,178 4,906
Column percent
No use in the past month  14.3  13.3  21.0  15.1   7.0  12.6  30.6
1-3 times in the past month   6.1   6.0   6.9   6.2   5.6   6.9   5.1
1-2 times per week   7.2   7.5   7.5   7.5   6.1   7.1   5.6
3-6 times per week  17.2  15.3  23.9  17.3  17.7  16.7  13.1
Daily  55.2  57.9  40.7  53.8  63.7  56.7  45.6
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  52.4  25.5  77.9   7.5   6.4   8.2
1-3 times in the past month 100.0  55.2  19.5  74.8  13.9   8.1   3.2
1-2 times per week 100.0  58.7  18.1  76.8  13.1   7.1   3.0
3-6 times per week 100.0  50.0  24.2  74.2  15.8   7.0   2.9
Daily 100.0  58.9  12.8  71.7  17.7   7.4   3.2
Total  100.0  56.2  17.4  73.6  15.4   7.2   3.9
Median length of stay (days)
No use in the past month  25  27  23  12  19  12
1-3 times in the past month  22  26  27   9  15  12
1-2 times per week  21  23  25   8  15   8
3-6 times per week  21  26  23   7  13   8
Daily  20  24  21   6  13   9
Total   21  25  22     7  14   9
Average length of stay (days)
No use in the past month  34  34  30  39  42  36
1-3 times in the past month  32  30  33  29  33  55
1-2 times per week  26  25  29  21  30  40
3-6 times per week  24  26  25  15  22  32
Daily  23  25  25  16  22  29
Total   26  27  27    18  26  34
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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