Table 4.3
Discharges from intensive outpatient treatment.
Characteristics at admission, by treatment completion/transfer: TEDS 2006
Number, percent distribution, treatment completion/transfer rate, and median LOS
[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 No. of
intensive
outpatient
treatment
discharges
Completed treatment
or transferred to
further treatment
(percent distribution)
Did not complete
treatment or transfer
to further treatment
(percent
distribution)
Rate of treatment
completion or
transfer to further
treatment
Median LOS
(days) among
treatment
completers
165,429      56.0 64
Gender        
Male 100,655  62.8  58.4  57.7 61
Female  64,746  37.2  41.6  53.2 72
165,401 100.0 100.0  56.0 64
Age at admission        
Under 21 years  29,529  17.3  18.6  54.1 71
21 to 30 years  48,391  29.1  29.5  55.6 65
31 to 40 years  40,891  24.2  25.4  54.7 63
41 to 50 years  35,002  21.7  20.5  57.3 59
Over 50 years  11,405   7.7   5.9  62.3 59
165,218 100.0 100.0  55.9 64
Race/ethnicity        
White (non-Hispanic)  99,060  62.8  56.8  58.4 59
Black (non-Hispanic)  38,338  20.4  26.9  49.0 73
Hispanic origin  16,457   9.9  10.1  55.7 82
Other  10,750   6.8   6.2  58.5 60
164,605 100.0 100.0  55.9 64
Primary substance        
Alcohol  62,317  41.9  32.3  62.2 58
Opiates  17,071   9.3  11.6  50.7 53
Marijuana  35,610  20.5  22.8  53.3 78
Cocaine  28,231  15.0  19.7  49.3 59
Stimulants  18,180  11.0  11.0  55.8 84
Other/unknown   4,020   2.3   2.6  52.7 71
165,429 100.0 100.0  56.0 64
Frequency of use in past month        
No use  59,397  40.3  32.1  61.4 78
Some use  60,728  35.5  40.0  52.9 60
Daily use  41,770  24.2  27.9  52.3 44
161,895 100.0 100.0  55.9 64
No. of prior treatment episodes        
None  67,570  45.5  43.2  58.5 70
1 or more  84,205  54.5  56.8  56.2 56
151,775 100.0 100.0  57.3 62
Treatment referral source        
Criminal justice/DUI  67,589  45.0  38.2  60.1 78
Individual  39,170  22.9  26.2  52.8 48
Health care/community  54,040  32.1  35.6  53.6 60
160,799 100.0 100.0  56.1 64
Employment status        
Employed  46,667  31.8  24.8  62.0 64
Unemployed/Not in labor force 115,792  68.2  75.2  53.7 64
162,459 100.0 100.0  56.1 64
Years of education        
Fewer than 12 years  66,610  37.7  45.0  51.7 73
12 years (or GED)  60,922  38.5  36.0  57.8 61
More than 12 years  35,417  23.8  19.0  61.5 57
  162,949 100.0 100.0  56.1 64
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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