Table 7.8
Year 2005 discharges from HOSPITAL RESIDENTIAL treatment1
by number of prior treatment episodes, 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 13 States and jurisdictions that offered hospital residential substance abuse treatment and reported these data to TEDS.]
No. of prior treatment episodes Total Reason for discharge, transfer, or discontinuance of treatment
Completed Transferred Completed or
transferred
Dropped
out
Terminated Other
Total discharges 7,301 4,877 1,141 6,018 842 290 151
Number
None 2,180 1,539   338 1,877 225  51  27
1 prior treatment episode 1,557 1,009   265 1,274 189  69  25
2 prior treatment episodes   982   634   176   810 108  45  19
3 prior treatment episodes   558   347   112   459  58  32   9
4 prior treatment episodes   362   230    53   283  57  16   6
5 or more prior treatment episodes   961   695   103   798 118  35  10
No. of discharges  6,600 4,454 1,047 5,501 755 248  96
Column percent
None  33.0  34.6  32.3  34.1  29.8  20.6  28.1
1 prior treatment episode  23.6  22.7  25.3  23.2  25.0  27.8  26.0
2 prior treatment episodes  14.9  14.2  16.8  14.7  14.3  18.1  19.8
3 prior treatment episodes   8.5   7.8  10.7   8.3   7.7  12.9   9.4
4 prior treatment episodes   5.5   5.2   5.1   5.1   7.5   6.5   6.3
5 or more prior treatment episodes  14.6  15.6   9.8  14.5  15.6  14.1  10.4
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Row percent
None 100.0  70.6  15.5  86.1  10.3   2.3   1.2
1 prior treatment episode 100.0  64.8  17.0  81.8  12.1   4.4   1.6
2 prior treatment episodes 100.0  64.6  17.9  82.5  11.0   4.6   1.9
3 prior treatment episodes 100.0  62.2  20.1  82.3  10.4   5.7   1.6
4 prior treatment episodes 100.0  63.5  14.6  78.2  15.7   4.4   1.7
5 or more prior treatment episodes 100.0  72.3  10.7  83.0  12.3   3.6   1.0
Total  100.0  67.5  15.9  83.3  11.4   3.8   1.5
Median length of stay (days)
None  15  19   9   6  11  13
1 prior treatment episode  14  19  11   5  10  11
2 prior treatment episodes  15  19  12   5   9  10
3 prior treatment episodes  15  19  13   6  11  19
4 prior treatment episodes  16  19  12   8  12   7
5 or more prior treatment episodes  15  19  10   6   9  75
Total   15  19  10     5  11  11
Average length of stay (days)
None  73  89  22  56  16  44
1 prior treatment episode  36  43  24  14  44  41
2 prior treatment episodes  38  46  29  23  11  27
3 prior treatment episodes  35  43  21  23  16  62
4 prior treatment episodes  33  35  18  43  39   7
5 or more prior treatment episodes  28  29  14  34  14 117
Total   47  57  23    34  24  47
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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