Table 4.2
Discharges from intensive outpatient treatment.
Characteristics at admission, by reason for discharge: TEDS 2007
Number 
[Based on linked admission and discharge data reported by 44 States and jurisdictions that offered intensive outpatient 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 intensive outpatient
treatment discharges
179,335 61,738 38,734 45,774 16,268 16,821
Gender
Male 110,285 40,925 21,694 26,827 10,078 10,761
Female  68,996 20,805 17,037 18,924  6,177  6,053
No. of discharges 179,281 61,730 38,731 45,751 16,255 16,814
Age at admission
Under 21 years  30,956 10,784  6,322  7,729  3,021  3,100
21 to 30 years  54,811 18,255 11,978 13,822  5,300  5,456
31 to 40 years  42,544 14,046  9,574 11,189  3,837  3,898
41 to 50 years  37,701 13,151  8,187  9,894  3,148  3,321
Over 50 years  12,791  5,171  2,631  3,088    883  1,018
No. of discharges 178,803 61,407 38,692 45,722 16,189 16,793
Race/ethnicity
White (non-Hispanic) 107,875 39,200 23,726 25,613  8,863 10,473
Black (non-Hispanic)  40,207 10,541  9,169 12,674  3,949  3,874
Hispanic origin  18,390  7,632  2,616  4,518  2,273  1,351
Other  11,463  4,090  2,593  2,801  1,093    886
No. of discharges 177,935 61,463 38,104 45,606 16,178 16,584
Primary substance
Alcohol  67,545 27,780 13,321 15,399  5,170  5,875
Opiates  17,910  4,662  4,308  5,400  1,633  1,907
Marijuana  40,271 13,276  8,684 10,191  4,153  3,967
Cocaine  30,042  8,233  6,808  8,717  3,159  3,125
Stimulants  18,117  6,051  4,284  4,713  1,778  1,291
Other/unknown   5,450  1,736  1,329  1,354    375    656
No. of discharges 179,335 61,738 38,734 45,774 16,268 16,821
Frequency of use in past month
No use  71,995 29,892 14,811 14,826  6,492  5,974
Some use  66,187 20,638 13,985 18,967  6,494  6,103
Daily use  37,465 10,020  8,967 11,130  3,071  4,277
No. of discharges 175,647 60,550 37,763 44,923 16,057 16,354
No. of prior treatment episodes
None  75,896 28,904 14,881 17,520  7,705  6,886
1 or more  96,232 30,049 22,551 26,163  8,135  9,334
No. of discharges 172,128 58,953 37,432 43,683 15,840 16,220
Treatment referral source
Criminal justice/DUI  78,325 29,108 18,216 15,918  6,824  8,259
Individual  40,096 12,228  8,179 12,786  3,315  3,588
Health care/community  57,895 19,764 11,279 16,278  5,793  4,781
No. of discharges 176,316 61,100 37,674 44,982 15,932 16,628
Employment status
Employed  51,665 21,855  9,702 11,278  4,412  4,418
Unemployed/Not in labor force 125,088 39,003 28,682 33,752 11,470 12,181
No. of discharges 176,753 60,858 38,384 45,030 15,882 16,599
Years of education
Fewer than 12 years  70,748 21,590 15,359 19,459  7,330  7,010
12 years (or GED)  67,319 23,851 14,804 16,575  5,766  6,323
More than 12 years  38,129 15,419  7,760  8,782  2,962  3,206
No. of discharges 176,196 60,860 37,923 44,816 16,058 16,539
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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