Table 7.3
Discharges from hospital residential 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 15 States and jurisdictions that offered hospital residential substance abuse treatment and reported these data to TEDS.]
Characteristics at admission No. of
hospital
residential
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
6,240      87.0 20
Gender        
Male 4,123  66.4  64.0  87.4 20
Female 2,117  33.6  36.0  86.2 20
6,240 100.0 100.0  87.0 20
Age at admission        
Under 21 years   857  13.7  14.6  86.3 11
21 to 30 years 1,345  21.1  25.5  84.8 21
31 to 40 years 1,601  25.5  28.4  85.8 20
41 to 50 years 1,684  27.7  24.0  88.5 20
Over 50 years   709  12.0   7.6  91.4 20
6,196 100.0 100.0  87.0 20
Race/ethnicity        
White (non-Hispanic) 4,330  70.7  63.1  88.3 20
Black (non-Hispanic)   864  13.0  19.8  81.6 19
Hispanic origin   621  10.2   8.6  88.9 20
Other   393   6.0   8.6  82.4 19
6,208 100.0 100.0  87.0 20
Primary substance        
Alcohol 2,872  47.7  34.6  90.3 20
Opiates 1,042  16.2  20.0  84.5 19
Marijuana   684  11.0  10.7  87.3 12
Cocaine   876  13.6  16.9  84.4 22
Stimulants   459   6.6  12.7  77.6 19
Other/unknown   307   4.9   5.1  86.6 13
6,240 100.0 100.0  87.0 20
Frequency of use in past month        
No use   681  11.0  12.5  85.6 20
Some use 1,571  25.6  27.5  86.3 19
Daily use 3,817  63.3  60.0  87.7 20
6,069 100.0 100.0  87.1 20
No. of prior treatment episodes        
None 2,158  37.4  33.1  89.1 18
1 or more 3,689  62.6  66.9  87.2 20
5,847 100.0 100.0  87.9 20
Treatment referral source        
Criminal justice/DUI 1,020  17.6  13.5  90.1 21
Individual 2,697  44.9  46.8  87.1 19
Health care/community 2,260  37.5  39.7  86.9 20
5,977 100.0 100.0  87.5 20
Employment status        
Employed 1,349  22.8  17.0  90.1 20
Unemployed/Not in labor force 4,775  77.2  83.0  86.4 20
6,124 100.0 100.0  87.2 20
Years of education        
Fewer than 12 years 1,902  30.3  35.1  85.4 17
12 years (or GED) 2,329  37.9  37.1  87.4 20
More than 12 years 1,926  31.8  27.8  88.6 20
  6,157 100.0 100.0  87.2 20
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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