Table 5.7
Year 2005 discharges from SHORT-TERM RESIDENTIAL 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 31 States and jurisdictions that offered short-term residential 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 128,756 72,221 22,452 94,673 19,760 9,300 5,023
Number
12 years or under  16,851  9,405  2,920 12,325  2,416 1,497   613
13 to 14 years  19,764 11,472  3,234 14,706  2,798 1,577   683
15 to 17 years  32,341 18,966  5,281 24,247  4,685 2,287 1,122
18 to 21 years  24,159 13,502  4,238 17,740  3,759 1,738   922
Over 21 years  29,669 15,512  6,089 21,601  4,793 2,045 1,230
No. of discharges  122,784 68,857 21,762 90,619 18,451 9,144 4,570
Column percent
12 years or under  13.7  13.7  13.4  13.6  13.1  16.4  13.4
13 to 14 years  16.1  16.7  14.9  16.2  15.2  17.2  14.9
15 to 17 years  26.3  27.5  24.3  26.8  25.4  25.0  24.6
18 to 21 years  19.7  19.6  19.5  19.6  20.4  19.0  20.2
Over 21 years  24.2  22.5  28.0  23.8  26.0  22.4  26.9
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Row percent
12 years or under 100.0  55.8  17.3  73.1  14.3   8.9   3.6
13 to 14 years 100.0  58.0  16.4  74.4  14.2   8.0   3.5
15 to 17 years 100.0  58.6  16.3  75.0  14.5   7.1   3.5
18 to 21 years 100.0  55.9  17.5  73.4  15.6   7.2   3.8
Over 21 years 100.0  52.3  20.5  72.8  16.2   6.9   4.1
Total  100.0  56.1  17.7  73.8  15.0   7.4   3.7
Median length of stay (days)
12 years or under  21  25  22   8  15  11
13 to 14 years  21  25  23   7  15  10
15 to 17 years  21  25  21   7  14   9
18 to 21 years  21  24  21   6  12   9
Over 21 years  21  25  23   7  13   9
Total   21  25  22     7  14   9
Average length of stay (days)
12 years or under  28  28  32  21  28  38
13 to 14 years  28  29  30  21  32  35
15 to 17 years  25  26  27  19  24  33
18 to 21 years  23  25  25  16  23  25
Over 21 years  25  26  26  17  24  32
Total   26  27  27    18  26  32
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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