Table 4.2
Discharges from intensive outpatient treatment.
Characteristics at admission, by reason for discharge: TEDS 2006
Number 
[Based on linked admission and discharge data reported by 39 States and jurisdictions that offered intensive outpatient substance abuse treatment and reported these data to TEDS.]
Characteristics at admission Reason for discharge (number)
Total Completed Transferred
to further
treatment
Dropped out Terminated
by facility
Other
All intensive outpatient
treatment discharges
165,429 63,783 28,782 40,974 17,372 14,518
Gender
Male 100,655 41,846 16,254 23,192 10,305  9,058
Female  64,746 21,933 12,526 17,767  7,063  5,457
No. of discharges 165,401 63,779 28,780 40,959 17,368 14,515
Age at admission
Under 21 years  29,529 11,171  4,799  6,996  3,631  2,932
21 to 30 years  48,391 18,498  8,412 11,715  5,310  4,456
31 to 40 years  40,891 15,062  7,324 10,806  4,217  3,482
41 to 50 years  35,002 13,791  6,269  8,803  3,313  2,826
Over 50 years  11,405  5,139  1,966  2,610    882    808
No. of discharges 165,218 63,661 28,770 40,930 17,353 14,504
Race/ethnicity
White (non-Hispanic)  99,060 41,274 16,569 22,487  9,728  9,002
Black (non-Hispanic)  38,338 11,426  7,371 11,361  4,599  3,581
Hispanic origin  16,457  6,714  2,445  4,339  1,888  1,071
Other  10,750  4,080  2,206  2,650  1,079    735
No. of discharges 164,605 63,494 28,591 40,837 17,294 14,389
Primary substance
Alcohol  62,317 28,765 10,001 13,473  5,290  4,788
Opiates  17,071  4,969  3,682  5,159  1,648  1,613
Marijuana  35,610 13,000  5,986  8,435  4,682  3,507
Cocaine  28,231  8,817  5,087  8,087  3,438  2,802
Stimulants  18,180  6,565  3,575  4,829  1,948  1,263
Other/unknown   4,020  1,667    451    991    366    545
No. of discharges 165,429 63,783 28,782 40,974 17,372 14,518
Frequency of use in past month
No use  59,397 26,923  9,543 12,127  6,014  4,790
Some use  60,728 21,433 10,688 16,422  6,938  5,247
Daily use  41,770 13,828  8,037 11,594  4,202  4,109
No. of discharges 161,895 62,184 28,268 40,143 17,154 14,146
No. of prior treatment episodes
None  67,570 28,168 11,391 15,259  7,275  5,477
1 or more  84,205 31,444 15,902 20,952  8,349  7,558
No. of discharges 151,775 59,612 27,293 36,211 15,624 13,035
Treatment referral source
Criminal justice/DUI  67,589 27,740 12,882 12,823  7,377  6,767
Individual  39,170 14,679  5,995 11,446  3,792  3,258
Health care/community  54,040 19,548  9,405 15,520  5,534  4,033
No. of discharges 160,799 61,967 28,282 39,789 16,703 14,058
Employment status
Employed  46,667 22,195  6,753  9,783  4,179  3,757
Unemployed/Not in labor force 115,792 40,408 21,749 30,416 12,668 10,551
No. of discharges 162,459 62,603 28,502 40,199 16,847 14,308
Years of education
Fewer than 12 years  66,610 22,672 11,762 17,938  8,212  6,026
12 years (or GED)  60,922 24,273 10,940 14,417  5,866  5,426
More than 12 years  35,417 16,007  5,792  7,934  3,019  2,665
No. of discharges 162,949 62,952 28,494 40,289 17,097 14,117
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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