Table 2.6
Discharges in 2006, by characteristics at admission and type of service: TEDS 2006
Percent distribution of characteristics at admission
[Based on linked admission and discharge data reported to TEDS by 42 States and jurisdictions.]
Characteristics at admission Type of service (percent distribution)
Total Out-
patient
Inten-
sive out-
patient
Short-
term
resi-
dential
Long-
term
resi-
dential
Hospital
resi-
dential
Detox-
ification
Outpatient
 med.
asst.
 opi. ther.1
Med.-
asst.
opi.
 detox2
No. of discharges 1,499,807 618,662 165,429 157,639 127,253 6,240 349,381 58,551 16,652
Gender
Male  68.5  68.4  60.9  66.6  65.0  66.1  75.5  62.5  70.0
Female  31.5  31.6  39.1  33.4  35.0  33.9  24.5  37.5  30.0
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Age at admission
Under 21 years  13.7  19.8  17.9  12.1  14.4  13.8   3.5   2.9   3.1
21 to 30 years  26.6  29.6  29.3  26.9  28.3  21.7  20.1  23.7  21.7
31 to 40 years  25.5  23.2  24.7  26.6  27.2  25.8  28.5  28.0  25.5
41 to 50 years  25.0  20.2  21.2  26.0  23.6  27.2  34.0  30.9  33.1
Over 50 years   9.2   7.2   6.9   8.4   6.5  11.4  13.9  14.6  16.6
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Race/ethnicity
White (non-Hispanic)  57.0  58.8  60.2  62.3  52.8  69.7  52.8  50.3  51.7
Black (non-Hispanic)  22.7  20.6  23.3  23.3  24.5  13.9  25.5  23.2  20.6
Hispanic origin  14.7  15.0  10.0  10.1  15.1  10.0  16.7  22.7  22.9
Other   5.6   5.7   6.5   4.3   7.6   6.3   5.0   3.8   4.7
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Primary substance
Alcohol  39.1  39.6  37.7  38.4  26.4  46.0  51.3   1.8  12.5
Opiates  18.6   7.1  10.3  15.5  15.7  16.7  30.0  94.8  78.6
Marijuana  15.1  24.0  21.5  11.3  13.3  11.0   1.7   1.0   0.7
Cocaine  14.2  12.5  17.1  23.1  23.2  14.0  11.1   1.0   5.9
Stimulants   9.7  12.2  11.0   9.1  19.3   7.4   3.5   0.4   1.0
Other/unknown   3.2   4.6   2.4   2.7   2.0   4.9   2.3   1.1   1.3
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Frequency of use
No use in the past month  26.1  41.6  36.7  12.5  33.4  11.2   1.7  12.1   1.6
Some use  32.6  41.1  37.5  32.5  32.4  25.9  19.8  15.7  15.1
Daily  41.2  17.4  25.8  55.0  34.2  62.9  78.5  72.2  83.3
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
No. of prior treatment episodes
None  45.8  54.9  44.5  45.2  37.1  36.9  37.2  24.9  31.6
1 or more  54.2  45.1  55.5  54.8  62.9  63.1  62.8  75.1  68.4
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Treatment referral source
Criminal justice/DUI  35.2  55.4  42.0  20.9  36.9  17.1   8.5   6.2   5.7
Individual  34.5  19.4  24.4  29.4  26.8  45.1  62.8  74.0  67.3
Health care/community  30.3  25.2  33.6  49.6  36.3  37.8  28.6  19.8  27.0
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Employment status
Employed  26.5  38.3  28.7  15.8   8.8  22.0  15.0  28.8  29.5
Unemployed/Not in labor force  73.5  61.7  71.3  84.2  91.2  78.0  85.0  71.2  70.5
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Years of education
Fewer than 12 years  38.3  41.1  40.9  35.1  40.8  30.9  33.0  36.6  34.2
12 years (or GED)  40.2  38.5  37.4  39.2  39.0  37.8  44.7  44.0  45.5
More than 12 years  21.5  20.4  21.7  25.7  20.1  31.3  22.3  19.4  20.3
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
1 Outpatient and intensive outpatient medication-assisted opioid therapy only.
2 Medication-assisted opioid detoxification (free-standing, hospital, and outpatient) only.
SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS). Data received through 9.03.08.

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