Table 8.2
Discharges from detoxification.
Characteristics at admission, by reason for discharge: TEDS 2006
Number 
[Based on linked admission and discharge data reported by 41 States and jurisdictions that offered substance abuse detoxification 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 detoxification discharges 349,381 232,552 38,789 57,478 10,430 10,132
Gender
Male 263,638 176,783 27,193 43,700  8,082  7,880
Female  85,715  55,749 11,594 13,774  2,346  2,252
No. of discharges 349,353 232,532 38,787 57,474 10,428 10,132
Age at admission
Under 21 years  12,217   7,613  1,475  2,216    490    423
21 to 30 years  70,315  42,700  8,594 14,559  2,434  2,028
31 to 40 years  99,561  64,466 11,432 17,790  3,282  2,591
41 to 50 years 118,719  82,373 12,727 17,040  3,140  3,439
Over 50 years  48,433  35,312  4,541  5,853  1,084  1,643
No. of discharges 349,245 232,464 38,769 57,458 10,430 10,124
Race/ethnicity
White (non-Hispanic) 183,776 120,216 21,086 31,815  4,204  6,455
Black (non-Hispanic)  88,803  59,368 11,307 13,393  3,083  1,652
Hispanic origin  58,214  39,835  4,867  9,808  2,743    961
Other  17,586  12,519  1,362  2,317    379  1,009
No. of discharges 348,379 231,938 38,622 57,333 10,409 10,077
Primary substance
Alcohol 179,214 128,931 16,496 23,009  4,592  6,186
Opiates 104,878  63,305 12,307 23,632  3,834  1,800
Marijuana   5,991   3,338  1,153  1,021    233    246
Cocaine  38,947  24,208  6,184  6,132  1,275  1,148
Stimulants  12,338   7,576  1,742  2,202    281    537
Other/unknown   8,013   5,194    907  1,482    215    215
No. of discharges 349,381 232,552 38,789 57,478 10,430 10,132
Frequency of use in past month
No use   5,673   3,133  1,220    828    213    279
Some use  67,676  50,144  6,981  7,487  1,352  1,712
Daily use 268,265 175,520 29,935 48,335  8,778  5,697
No. of discharges 341,614 228,797 38,136 56,650 10,343  7,688
No. of prior treatment episodes
None  79,347  50,873 10,831 11,701  1,528  4,414
1 or more 134,020  87,240 17,468 22,743  2,456  4,113
No. of discharges 213,367 138,113 28,299 34,444  3,984  8,527
Treatment referral source
Criminal justice/DUI  29,088  19,190  3,501  2,444    693  3,260
Individual 214,044 138,449 22,140 42,318  6,309  4,828
Health care/community  97,527  69,121 11,885 11,482  3,201  1,838
No. of discharges 340,659 226,760 37,526 56,244 10,203  9,926
Employment status
Employed  49,817  35,536  4,626  6,852  1,078  1,725
Unemployed/Not in labor force 282,286 186,527 31,088 47,805  9,041  7,825
No. of discharges 332,103 222,063 35,714 54,657 10,119  9,550
Years of education
Fewer than 12 years 109,970  71,688 12,941 18,951  3,960  2,430
12 years (or GED) 148,849  99,150 15,489 24,932  4,452  4,826
More than 12 years  74,197  51,544  7,645 11,019  1,727  2,262
No. of discharges 333,016 222,382 36,075 54,902 10,139  9,518
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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