Table 6.7
Year 2005 discharges from LONG-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 34 States and jurisdictions that offered long-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 117,142 45,422 15,166 60,588 36,003 10,214 10,337
Number
12 years or under  12,289  4,847  1,847  6,694  3,119  1,675    801
13 to 14 years  14,486  5,766  2,048  7,814  3,928  1,854    890
15 to 17 years  20,782  8,409  2,846 11,255  5,659  2,542  1,326
18 to 21 years  15,099  5,713  2,123  7,836  4,400  1,836  1,027
Over 21 years  18,552  6,911  2,710  9,621  5,291  2,121  1,519
No. of discharges   81,208 31,646 11,574 43,220 22,397 10,028  5,563
Column percent
12 years or under  15.1  15.3  16.0  15.5  13.9  16.7  14.4
13 to 14 years  17.8  18.2  17.7  18.1  17.5  18.5  16.0
15 to 17 years  25.6  26.6  24.6  26.0  25.3  25.3  23.8
18 to 21 years  18.6  18.1  18.3  18.1  19.6  18.3  18.5
Over 21 years  22.8  21.8  23.4  22.3  23.6  21.2  27.3
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Row percent
12 years or under 100.0  39.4  15.0  54.5  25.4  13.6   6.5
13 to 14 years 100.0  39.8  14.1  53.9  27.1  12.8   6.1
15 to 17 years 100.0  40.5  13.7  54.2  27.2  12.2   6.4
18 to 21 years 100.0  37.8  14.1  51.9  29.1  12.2   6.8
Over 21 years 100.0  37.3  14.6  51.9  28.5  11.4   8.2
Total  100.0  39.0  14.3  53.2  27.6  12.3   6.9
Median length of stay (days)
12 years or under  53  90  35  26  45  43
13 to 14 years  54  90  33  28  49  45
15 to 17 years  53  89  31  27  45  50
18 to 21 years  54  91  32  28  45  44
Over 21 years  60 108  32  29  50  49
Total   56  91  32    28  47  47
Average length of stay (days)
12 years or under  94 131  76  63  74  76
13 to 14 years  94 129  74  63  82  83
15 to 17 years  94 128  71  63  77  89
18 to 21 years  95 140  67  62  74  83
Over 21 years 107 162  70  69  82  87
Total   97 138  71    64  78  84
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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