Table C.1
All discharges: Average length of stay in treatment (mean), maximum length of stay, and standard deviation of the mean,
by type of service: TEDS 2005
Type of service Mean Maximum Standard deviation
All Com-
plete
Trans-
fer
Drop
out
Termi-
nated
Other All Com-
plete
Trans-
fer
Drop
out
Termi-
nated
Other All Com-
plete
Trans-
fer
Drop
out
Termi-
nated
Other
Outpatient 117.2 152.4  97.2  86.3 100.9 121.2 1,452 1,448 1,449 1,452 1,419 1,401 147.0 141.8 179.2 129.9 126.4 157.7
Intensive outpatient  78.6  91.3  84.7  56.9  70.9  84.3 1,444 1,362 1,444 1,391 1,366 1,276 106.3  97.2 138.8  88.4  90.4 118.8
Short-term residential  25.9  26.7  27.3  18.6  26.2  36.7 1,406 1,406 1,176 1,209 1,375 1,308  46.5  35.0  40.9  58.1  62.2  97.6
Long-term residential  88.4 128.4  67.0  54.5  77.9  72.2 1,392 1,371 1,350 1,348 1,392 1,266 116.2 131.8 105.8  90.6 105.4  92.4
Hospital residential  47.9  55.3  25.0  36.5  30.4  79.0 1,429 1,429 1,341 1,321 1,213   636 146.5 164.5  89.7 108.8  85.6 123.9
Detoxification   9.3   7.4  16.8  11.4  12.3   7.4 1,440 1,416 1,440 1,402 1,282 1,292  55.7  41.2  89.5  72.6  57.2  40.0
Opioid replacement therapy 171.9 122.9 171.2 154.1 267.8 240.0 1,453 1,440 1,413 1,437 1,453 1,425 259.2 231.6 271.2 235.9 300.9 290.4
Outpatient 244.8 289.4 253.7 201.7 302.4 282.9 1,453 1,440 1,413 1,437 1,453 1,425 287.6 300.6 305.6 258.8 307.1 301.1
Detoxification  31.8  20.7  31.6  39.9  44.5  41.4 1,336 1,308 1,187 1,336 1,105 1,064  92.1  67.2 101.7 103.1 119.0  91.6
Other  74.8  83.5  61.7  66.8  79.7 100.5 1,332 1,332   980 1,150   829   601 146.5 174.9 122.7 126.1 116.5 132.2
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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