Table 6.6
Year 2005 discharges from LONG-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 34 States and jurisdictions that offered long-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 117,142 45,422 15,166 60,588 36,003 10,214 10,337
Number
No use in the past month  33,225 13,667  4,202 17,869  8,110  3,730  3,516
1-3 times in the past month   9,075  3,397  1,259  4,656  2,824    722    873
1-2 times per week   8,285  3,096  1,243  4,339  2,586    606    754
3-6 times per week  15,410  5,910  2,246  8,156  4,917  1,082  1,255
Daily  48,480 17,990  6,010 24,000 17,075  3,824  3,581
No. of discharges  114,475 44,060 14,960 59,020 35,512  9,964  9,979
Column percent
No use in the past month  29.0  31.0  28.1  30.3  22.8  37.4  35.2
1-3 times in the past month   7.9   7.7   8.4   7.9   8.0   7.2   8.7
1-2 times per week   7.2   7.0   8.3   7.4   7.3   6.1   7.6
3-6 times per week  13.5  13.4  15.0  13.8  13.8  10.9  12.6
Daily  42.3  40.8  40.2  40.7  48.1  38.4  35.9
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  41.1  12.6  53.8  24.4  11.2  10.6
1-3 times in the past month 100.0  37.4  13.9  51.3  31.1   8.0   9.6
1-2 times per week 100.0  37.4  15.0  52.4  31.2   7.3   9.1
3-6 times per week 100.0  38.4  14.6  52.9  31.9   7.0   8.1
Daily 100.0  37.1  12.4  49.5  35.2   7.9   7.4
Total  100.0  38.5  13.1  51.6  31.0   8.7   8.7
Median length of stay (days)
No use in the past month  69 106  41  34  54  46
1-3 times in the past month  49  89  33  24  43  41
1-2 times per week  45  87  32  23  41  37
3-6 times per week  40  84  30  20  37  35
Daily  46  89  30  22  44  40
Total   52  90  32    24  47  41
Average length of stay (days)
No use in the past month 101 144  70  64  83  72
1-3 times in the past month  83 119  70  49  82  69
1-2 times per week  80 110  72  54  73  69
3-6 times per week  73 104  60  45  65  63
Daily  86 127  65  53  77  76
Total   88 127  67    54  78  72
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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