Table 2.5
Discharges in 2007, by characteristics at admission and type of service: TEDS
Number
[Based on linked admission and discharge data reported to TEDS by 46 States and jurisdictions.]
Characteristics at admission Type of service (number)
Total1 Out-
patient
Inten-
sive out-
patient
Short-
term resi-
dential
Long-
term resi-
dential
Hospital
resi-
dential
Detox-
ification
Outpatient
med. asst.
opi. ther.2
Med.-asst.
 opi.
detox3
No. of discharges 1,626,963 730,709 179,335 177,511 132,160 5,982 329,379 59,190 12,697
Gender
Male 1,099,390 492,819 110,285 117,082  85,771 3,904 244,003 36,832  8,694
Female   527,204 237,687  68,996  60,407  46,351 2,077  85,339 22,345  4,002
No. of discharges 1,626,594 730,506 179,281 177,489 132,122 5,981 329,342 59,177 12,696
Age at admission
Under 21 years   226,635 141,950  30,956  21,491  17,809   484  11,935  1,529    481
21 to 30 years   452,087 220,392  54,811  48,674  38,597 1,450  70,266 14,803  3,094
31 to 40 years   393,391 163,760  42,544  44,997  34,127 1,512  87,672 15,914  2,865
41 to 50 years   397,287 147,363  37,701  46,013  31,562 1,704 111,557 17,455  3,932
Over 50 years   155,884  56,714  12,791  16,121   9,875   805  47,828  9,429  2,321
No. of discharges 1,625,284 730,179 178,803 177,296 131,970 5,955 329,258 59,130 12,693
Race/ethnicity
White (non-Hispanic)   948,528 430,805 107,875 112,845  70,873 4,395 184,673 30,146  6,916
Black (non-Hispanic)   349,879 147,807  40,207  40,169  30,139   792  76,845 12,352  1,568
Hispanic origin   217,355  96,778  18,390  16,294  19,540   335  48,823 13,783  3,412
Other    92,505  42,016  11,463   7,569  10,605   455  17,061  2,570    766
No. of discharges 1,608,267 717,406 177,935 176,877 131,157 5,977 327,402 58,851 12,662
Primary substance
Alcohol   645,244 293,737  67,545  68,494  37,291 2,974 173,913    891    399
Opiates   291,972  57,634  17,910  27,901  21,111   975  97,876 56,565 12,000
Marijuana   261,583 175,598  40,271  21,539  17,276   483   6,024    372     20
Cocaine   224,164  91,483  30,042  38,440  29,117   773  33,662    537    110
Stimulants   150,376  79,986  18,117  15,086  24,875   385  11,704    178     45
Other/unknown    53,624  32,271   5,450   6,051   2,490   392   6,200    647    123
No. of discharges 1,626,963 730,709 179,335 177,511 132,160 5,982 329,379 59,190 12,697
Frequency of use
No use in the past month   459,674 301,315  71,995  24,786  45,938   544   6,473  8,358    265
Some use   532,422 279,630  66,187  61,112  43,652 1,539  69,991  8,700  1,611
Daily   594,639 122,628  37,465  87,966  41,582 3,644 249,340 41,205 10,809
No. of discharges 1,586,735 703,573 175,647 173,864 131,172 5,727 325,804 58,263 12,685
No. of prior treatment episodes
None   625,191 340,722  75,896  64,517  41,340 2,199  83,100 13,423  3,994
1 or more   787,889 313,928  96,232 106,909  79,945 3,570 139,036 39,667  8,602
No. of discharges 1,413,080 654,650 172,128 171,426 121,285   5,769 222,136  53,090  12,596
Treatment referral source
Criminal justice/DUI   596,327 390,861  78,325  41,101  49,228 1,036  32,339  3,066    371
Individual   522,431 140,237  40,096  51,658  33,713 2,385 201,072 43,101 10,169
Health care/community   483,476 189,853  57,895  81,309  47,379 2,504  90,487 11,924  2,125
No. of discharges 1,602,234 720,951 176,316 174,068 130,320   5,925 323,898  58,091  12,665
Employment status
Employed   432,841 271,392  51,665  29,026  10,605 1,211  49,730 15,676  3,536
Unemployed/Not in labor force 1,162,171 452,252 125,088 146,280 120,541 4,563 261,427 42,876  9,144
No. of discharges 1,595,012 723,644 176,753 175,306 131,146 5,774 311,157 58,552 12,680
Years of education
Fewer than 12 years   601,756 292,567  70,748  61,490  51,686 1,678  97,808 21,499  4,280
12 years (or GED)   645,019 282,389  67,319  67,598  51,815 2,599 142,410 25,179  5,710
More than 12 years   349,923 149,795  38,129  45,958  27,838 1,492  72,198 11,866  2,647
No. of discharges 1,596,698 724,751 176,196 175,046 131,339   5,769 312,416  58,544  12,637
1 Excludes 2,400 residential (short-term, long-term, hospital) discharges where medication-assisted opioid therapy was planned.
2 Outpatient and intensive outpatient medication-assisted opioid therapy only.
3 Medication-assisted opioid detoxification (free-standing, hospital, and outpatient) only.
SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS). Data received through 8.31.09.

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