Table C.2
OUTPATIENT treatment discharges:
Average length of stay in treatment (mean), maximum length of stay, and standard deviation of the mean: TEDS 2005
OUTPATIENT: Gender 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
All 117.2 152.5 97.2 86.3 100.9 121.2 1,452 1,448 1,449 1,452 1,419 1,401 147.0 141.9 179.2 129.9 126.4 157.7
Male 116.6 149.7 98.4 85.7 97.8 119.3 1,452 1,448 1,449 1,452 1,410 1,388 142.8 136.1 180.2 126.6 121.9 155.0
Female 118.3 159.3 95.4 87.6 107.8 125.0 1,429 1,429 1,403 1,401 1,419 1,401 155.5 155.1 177.5 136.2 135.6 162.9
OUTPATIENT: Age Mean Maximum Standard deviation
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
All 117.1 152.5 97.2 86.3 100.8 121.1 1,452 1,448 1,449 1,452 1,419 1,401 147.0 141.9 179.1 129.9 126.3 157.6
<21 110.4 135.2 96.2 87.1 98.8 112.6 1,403 1,354 1,403 1,401 1,377 1,250 129.6 126.4 150.9 121.3 117.5 132.1
21-30 111.0 146.5 91.9 80.0 95.4 113.4 1,452 1,401 1,417 1,452 1,363 1,388 138.0 131.2 173.8 121.4 115.9 150.4
31-40 119.3 160.7 100.3 86.6 101.1 123.2 1,449 1,430 1,449 1,370 1,379 1,366 155.0 147.9 195.5 135.4 128.0 164.8
41-50 123.2 162.3 99.2 90.2 107.3 129.9 1,419 1,372 1,398 1,396 1,419 1,401 157.8 152.2 187.2 137.8 139.3 172.9
>50 137.1 169.9 102.6 98.7 116.8 149.8 1,448 1,448 1,401 1,330 1,324 1,370 165.3 164.0 179.9 140.8 157.0 183.5
OUTPATIENT: Race/ethnicity 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
All 117.3 152.6 97.4 86.3 100.9 121.5 1,452 1,448 1,449 1,452 1,419 1,401 147.1 141.9 179.4 129.9 126.3 157.8
White 116.5 145.9 96.0 84.9 102.2 121.4 1,429 1,429 1,417 1,403 1,419 1,401 144.9 139.3 172.7 129.7 126.8 157.5
Black 110.7 160.3 77.4 87.5 99.5 114.3 1,448 1,448 1,401 1,396 1,379 1,395 149.9 150.9 163.7 132.9 133.3 159.5
Hispanic 122.4 171.9 108.2 82.7 100.0 124.4 1,452 1,430 1,449 1,452 1,377 1,342 134.1 135.5 157.6 112.5 109.6 138.6
Other 138.3 158.1 202.6 104.2 94.6 143.7 1,392 1,346 1,392 1,370 1,190 1,309 186.4 153.5 310.1 161.4 123.5 195.3
OUTPATIENT: Primary substance 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
All 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
Alcohol 122.0 149.2 92.0 90.1 104.9 117.1 1,448 1,448 1,401 1,388 1,419 1,388 142.8 135.1 162.5 134.8 133.1 158.2
Opiates 108.5 169.4 77.5 85.8 103.1 122.2 1,452 1,429 1,449 1,452 1,404 1,366 162.5 171.9 171.2 138.0 151.5 172.9
Cocaine 106.9 173.3 78.9 80.3 90.0 110.2 1,430 1,430 1,394 1,396 1,328 1,395 150.3 163.1 167.5 123.3 125.4 152.4
Marijuana 111.3 144.3 94.2 86.2 94.7 111.6 1,417 1,404 1,417 1,403 1,377 1,342 134.4 131.5 162.9 121.6 115.1 140.7
Stimulants 124.0 176.5 145.2 82.4 88.7 138.0 1,406 1,370 1,406 1,401 1,085 1,401 168.8 159.7 248.1 133.1 101.7 175.1
Other/unk 128.3 123.0 126.2 101.6 137.6 142.6 1,383 1,281 1,372 1,383 1,250 1,212 144.4 136.1 150.4 128.4 118.6 163.3
   
OUTPATIENT: Frequency 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
All 116.8 153.9 96.7 85.8 99.1 118.8 1,452 1,448 1,449 1,452 1,419 1,401 146.8 141.8 181.0 129.8 126.1 153.3
No past mth 125.5 151.5 118.3 92.8 103.6 127.0 1,430 1,430 1,400 1,403 1,410 1,401 144.0 135.8 188.9 132.4 123.4 149.4
1-3 past mth 110.3 144.3 92.4 80.5 94.4 106.8 1,423 1,423 1,370 1,390 1,304 1,309 134.2 131.2 163.6 119.5 118.9 139.6
1-2 past wk 115.1 151.0 106.8 83.0 96.3 113.9 1,448 1,448 1,406 1,351 1,324 1,284 142.3 135.4 193.4 123.5 121.3 150.9
3-6 past wk 109.8 165.5 79.3 78.9 93.6 105.3 1,419 1,340 1,417 1,370 1,419 1,285 147.7 156.4 163.7 121.7 126.6 147.3
Daily 109.5 170.0 79.8 84.6 99.3 119.1 1,452 1,429 1,449 1,452 1,404 1,380 162.6 166.9 180.6 139.5 138.0 174.4
OUTPATIENT: Age at 1st use 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
All 109.4 145.5 72.8 81.4 97.3 105.2 1,452 1,448 1,417 1,452 1,419 1,388 132.9 134.0 127.1 118.8 126.7 142.4
12 & under 108.9 148.5 73.9 85.6 93.7 114.5 1,404 1,404 1,343 1,388 1,377 1,388 138.6 140.3 125.1 128.1 125.7 158.7
13-14 107.7 145.4 73.7 81.4 95.9 104.3 1,423 1,423 1,417 1,390 1,419 1,300 130.7 132.6 124.0 118.6 126.1 136.1
15-17 108.8 140.0 72.2 80.1 97.6 101.9 1,452 1,389 1,325 1,452 1,404 1,380 128.4 127.3 124.7 115.1 127.9 137.6
18-21 110.9 142.9 72.6 80.8 98.9 100.0 1,410 1,304 1,398 1,351 1,410 1,166 130.6 129.6 130.9 118.9 124.6 135.6
>21 111.2 161.1 71.8 80.7 99.9 109.5 1,448 1,448 1,392 1,396 1,273 1,366 141.3 152.1 131.6 117.5 128.5 148.4
OUTPATIENT: Prior treatment 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
All 118.2 155.8 94.7 90.8 97.5 109.4 1,452 1,448 1,449 1,452 1,419 1,401 150.7 144.7 185.0 135.9 130.5 152.9
No prior 117.7 146.5 103.0 92.9 95.2 108.1 1,448 1,448 1,417 1,403 1,377 1,401 154.1 139.0 209.0 145.4 128.2 159.4
1 prior 118.3 162.5 86.9 88.3 95.0 113.6 1,452 1,367 1,398 1,452 1,379 1,380 146.3 144.6 166.1 128.3 130.9 149.3
2 prior 117.7 172.7 82.7 86.8 100.5 106.4 1,449 1,345 1,449 1,401 1,273 1,395 145.3 153.5 154.1 118.4 133.5 140.9
3 prior 122.1 179.6 85.8 90.2 110.0 112.8 1,430 1,430 1,301 1,396 1,109 1,236 145.2 153.6 143.9 123.5 138.3 139.5
4 prior 119.3 180.6 84.9 90.6 100.8 112.5 1,309 1,309 1,275 1,239 1,089 1,220 147.1 165.6 133.3 127.4 121.4 143.7
5+ prior 118.9 179.7 93.3 91.9 105.7 106.4 1,419 1,404 1,277 1,370 1,419 1,347 153.1 173.3 151.4 127.0 136.1 150.0
   
OUTPATIENT: Referral source 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
All 117.7 153.2 97.2 86.6 100.7 123.3 1,452 1,448 1,449 1,452 1,419 1,401 147.4 141.8 179.7 130.4 126.2 158.6
Individual 115.3 152.7 88.7 86.3 113.2 144.1 1,449 1,429 1,449 1,401 1,419 1,388 160.3 165.2 174.7 141.6 138.6 171.8
Crim justice 121.5 151.1 109.4 90.0 94.8 112.9 1,448 1,448 1,417 1,403 1,363 1,401 141.9 130.0 198.2 129.2 113.6 148.7
A/D care prov 116.2 180.0 88.0 79.1 101.6 111.0 1,380 1,367 1,301 1,216 1,379 1,380 146.0 165.3 139.5 110.2 139.7 148.4
Other hlth care 118.7 174.0 85.1 86.8 115.9 155.8 1,452 1,423 1,392 1,452 1,410 1,334 172.6 187.6 167.6 142.3 165.3 199.0
Oth community 107.2 147.8 84.5 80.6 94.0 105.1 1,430 1,430 1,340 1,396 1,377 1,370 136.2 142.9 143.0 119.2 122.1 138.3
OUTPATIENT: Employment (16+) 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
All 115.6 153.1 95.8 85.0 96.7 115.0 1,452 1,448 1,449 1,452 1,419 1,401 146.5 141.4 181.5 129.2 124.5 153.4
Employed 120.7 147.5 114.4 84.4 97.4 115.0 1,448 1,448 1,417 1,390 1,363 1,340 139.8 128.3 205.1 125.1 117.4 152.9
Full time 122.5 148.2 118.9 85.2 97.2 113.3 1,448 1,448 1,417 1,390 1,363 1,340 139.3 127.7 211.9 125.7 115.6 150.4
Part time 115.6 145.1 105.6 82.4 98.0 118.9 1,401 1,370 1,401 1,383 1,277 1,284 141.1 130.3 190.4 123.7 122.1 158.3
Unemployed 102.3 148.4 77.8 77.1 91.6 105.9 1,452 1,404 1,398 1,452 1,404 1,401 139.0 141.6 155.3 122.7 117.4 139.0
Not in lab force 121.3 167.0 102.1 92.1 100.8 124.0 1,449 1,429 1,449 1,401 1,419 1,395 159.4 161.5 188.1 137.6 137.8 166.6
OUTPATIENT: Education (18+) 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
All 116.4 155.9 96.5 85.3 96.9 112.4 1,452 1,448 1,449 1,452 1,419 1,401 149.4 144.2 186.2 130.7 126.2 157.0
<12 109.8 156.7 86.6 81.9 94.5 103.6 1,452 1,448 1,449 1,452 1,379 1,334 144.3 142.8 174.5 124.3 125.6 147.7
12 or GED 118.4 154.8 102.4 86.8 96.7 116.0 1,430 1,430 1,417 1,403 1,404 1,395 150.3 142.4 193.1 133.7 125.2 159.7
>12 122.8 157.1 101.5 88.6 102.2 120.4 1,419 1,388 1,370 1,401 1,419 1,401 154.8 149.2 190.9 135.6 129.3 166.6
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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