Table 2.6
Discharges in 2007, by characteristics at admission and type of service: TEDS
Percent distribution of characteristics at admission
[Based on linked admission and discharge data reported to TEDS by 46 States and jurisdictions.]
Characteristics at admission Type of service (percent distribution)
Total Out-
patient
Inten-
sive out-
patient
Short-
term
resi-
dential
Long-
term
resi-
dential
Hospital
resi-
dential
Detox-
ification
Outpatient
med. asst.
 opi.
ther.1
Med.-
asst.
opi.
detox2
No. of discharges 1,626,963 730,709 179,335 177,511 132,160 5,982 329,379 59,190 12,697
Gender
Male  67.6  67.5  61.5  66.0  64.9  65.3  74.1  62.2  68.5
Female  32.4  32.5  38.5  34.0  35.1  34.7  25.9  37.8  31.5
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Age at admission
Under 21 years  13.9  19.4  17.3  12.1  13.5   8.1   3.6   2.6   3.8
21 to 30 years  27.8  30.2  30.7  27.5  29.2  24.3  21.3  25.0  24.4
31 to 40 years  24.2  22.4  23.8  25.4  25.9  25.4  26.6  26.9  22.6
41 to 50 years  24.4  20.2  21.1  26.0  23.9  28.6  33.9  29.5  31.0
Over 50 years   9.6   7.8   7.2   9.1   7.5  13.5  14.5  15.9  18.3
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Race/ethnicity
White (non-Hispanic)  59.0  60.1  60.6  63.8  54.0  73.5  56.4  51.2  54.6
Black (non-Hispanic)  21.8  20.6  22.6  22.7  23.0  13.3  23.5  21.0  12.4
Hispanic origin  13.5  13.5  10.3   9.2  14.9   5.6  14.9  23.4  26.9
Other   5.8   5.9   6.4   4.3   8.1   7.6   5.2   4.4   6.0
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Primary substance
Alcohol  39.7  40.2  37.7  38.6  28.2  49.7  52.8   1.5   3.1
Opiates  17.9   7.9  10.0  15.7  16.0  16.3  29.7  95.6  94.5
Marijuana  16.1  24.0  22.5  12.1  13.1   8.1   1.8   0.6   0.2
Cocaine  13.8  12.5  16.8  21.7  22.0  12.9  10.2   0.9   0.9
Stimulants   9.2  10.9  10.1   8.5  18.8   6.4   3.6   0.3   0.4
Other/unknown   3.3   4.4   3.0   3.4   1.9   6.6   1.9   1.1   1.0
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Frequency of use
No use in the past month  29.0  42.8  41.0  14.3  35.0   9.5   2.0  14.3   2.1
Some use  33.6  39.7  37.7  35.1  33.3  26.9  21.5  14.9  12.7
Daily  37.5  17.4  21.3  50.6  31.7  63.6  76.5  70.7  85.2
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
No. of prior treatment episodes
None  44.2  52.0  44.1  37.6  34.1  38.1  37.4  25.3  31.7
1 or more  55.8  48.0  55.9  62.4  65.9  61.9  62.6  74.7  68.3
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Treatment referral source
Criminal justice/DUI  37.2  54.2  44.4  23.6  37.8  17.5  10.0   5.3   2.9
Individual  32.6  19.5  22.7  29.7  25.9  40.3  62.1  74.2  80.3
Health care/community  30.2  26.3  32.8  46.7  36.4  42.3  27.9  20.5  16.8
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Employment status
Employed  27.1  37.5  29.2  16.6   8.1  21.0  16.0  26.8  27.9
Unemployed/Not in labor force  72.9  62.5  70.8  83.4  91.9  79.0  84.0  73.2  72.1
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Years of education
Fewer than 12 years  37.7  40.4  40.2  35.1  39.4  29.1  31.3  36.7  33.9
12 years (or GED)  40.4  39.0  38.2  38.6  39.5  45.1  45.6  43.0  45.2
More than 12 years  21.9  20.7  21.6  26.3  21.2  25.9  23.1  20.3  20.9
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
1 Outpatient and intensive outpatient medication-assisted opioid therapy only.
2 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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