Table 7.2
Discharges from hospital residential treatment.
Characteristics at admission, by reason for discharge: TEDS 2006
Number 
[Based on linked admission and discharge data reported by 15 States and jurisdictions that offered hospital 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 hospital residential
treatment discharges
6,240 4,354 1,076 563 159 88
Gender
Male 4,123 2,873   732 358 105 55
Female 2,117 1,481   344 205  54 33
No. of discharges 6,240 4,354 1,076 563 159 88
Age at admission
Under 21 years   857   660    80  63  42 12
21 to 30 years 1,345   889   251 133  49 23
31 to 40 years 1,601 1,076   297 177  28 23
41 to 50 years 1,684 1,155   336 139  32 22
Over 50 years   709   543   105  46   7  8
No. of discharges 6,196 4,323 1,069 558 158 88
Race/ethnicity
White (non-Hispanic) 4,330 3,043   779 349 105 54
Black (non-Hispanic)   864   544   161 118  23 18
Hispanic origin   621   485    67  55   6  8
Other   393   259    65  38  24  7
No. of discharges 6,208 4,331 1,072 560 158 87
Primary substance
Alcohol 2,872 2,059   533 191  54 35
Opiates 1,042   788    92 133  21  8
Marijuana   684   496   101  43  29 15
Cocaine   876   558   181  97  25 15
Stimulants   459   245   111  70  25  8
Other/unknown   307   208    58  29   5  7
No. of discharges 6,240 4,354 1,076 563 159 88
Frequency of use in past month
No use   681   472   111  58  34  6
Some use 1,571 1,025   330 142  49 25
Daily use 3,817 2,740   606 343  75 53
No. of discharges 6,069 4,237 1,047 543 158 84
No. of prior treatment episodes
None 2,158 1,558   365 187  30 18
1 or more 3,689 2,576   639 320 109 45
No. of discharges 5,847 4,134 1,004 507 139 63
Treatment referral source
Criminal justice/DUI 1,020   731   188  54  28 19
Individual 2,697 1,905   443 264  51 34
Health care/community 2,260 1,576   388 202  66 28
No. of discharges 5,977 4,212 1,019 520 145 81
Employment status
Employed 1,349   961   255  94  17 22
Unemployed/Not in labor force 4,775 3,331   795 447 137 65
No. of discharges 6,124 4,292 1,050 541 154 87
Years of education
Fewer than 12 years 1,902 1,353   272 183  63 31
12 years (or GED) 2,329 1,617   419 222  40 31
More than 12 years 1,926 1,340   367 142  53 24
No. of discharges 6,157 4,310 1,058 547 156 86
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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