Table 5.2
Discharges from short-term residential 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 short-term residential 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 short-term residential
treatment discharges
157,639 93,348 23,819 23,777 10,476 6,219
Gender
Male 104,961 63,252 15,701 15,218  7,005 3,785
Female  52,671 30,094  8,118  8,556  3,471 2,432
No. of discharges 157,632 93,346 23,819 23,774 10,476 6,217
Age at admission
Under 21 years  19,115 10,584  2,678  3,019  2,046   788
21 to 30 years  42,298 23,172  6,739  7,179  3,394 1,814
31 to 40 years  41,952 24,672  6,357  6,739  2,570 1,614
41 to 50 years  40,964 25,901  6,226  5,382  1,974 1,481
Over 50 years  13,201  8,954  1,801  1,439    491   516
No. of discharges 157,530 93,283 23,801 23,758 10,475 6,213
Race/ethnicity
White (non-Hispanic)  97,921 57,801 15,950 13,976  6,248 3,946
Black (non-Hispanic)  36,561 21,427  5,235  5,867  2,573 1,459
Hispanic origin  15,922 10,221  1,268  2,759  1,137   537
Other   6,833  3,742  1,237  1,120    488   246
No. of discharges 157,237 93,191 23,690 23,722 10,446 6,188
Primary substance
Alcohol  60,469 39,964  8,757  7,043  2,725 1,980
Opiates  24,381 13,167  3,206  5,101  1,953   954
Marijuana  17,805  9,714  2,900  2,629  1,897   665
Cocaine  36,448 20,925  5,399  5,979  2,501 1,644
Stimulants  14,274  7,212  2,901  2,289  1,135   737
Other/unknown   4,262  2,366    656    736    265   239
No. of discharges 157,639 93,348 23,819 23,777 10,476 6,219
Frequency of use in past month
No use  19,325 11,375  3,773  1,985  1,471   721
Some use  50,200 29,468  8,601  7,123  3,211 1,797
Daily use  84,992 50,930 10,836 14,095  5,622 3,509
No. of discharges 154,517 91,773 23,210 23,203 10,304 6,027
No. of prior treatment episodes
None  51,944 29,441  8,855  7,827  3,082 2,739
1 or more  62,875 33,791 13,408  8,913  4,276 2,487
No. of discharges 114,819 63,232 22,263 16,740  7,358 5,226
Treatment referral source
Criminal justice/DUI  31,822 19,817  4,783  3,179  2,564 1,479
Individual  44,758 25,750  6,377  8,151  2,576 1,904
Health care/community  75,456 44,687 11,385 11,716  5,012 2,656
No. of discharges 152,036 90,254 22,545 23,046 10,152 6,039
Employment status
Employed  24,573 17,160  2,899  2,744  1,002   768
Unemployed/Not in labor force 130,593 74,754 20,601 20,670  9,348 5,220
No. of discharges 155,166 91,914 23,500 23,414 10,350 5,988
Years of education
Fewer than 12 years  54,820 30,013  8,528  9,455  4,575 2,249
12 years (or GED)  61,256 36,723  9,203  9,194  3,794 2,342
More than 12 years  40,167 25,943  5,869  4,911  2,051 1,393
No. of discharges 156,243 92,679 23,600 23,560 10,420 5,984
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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