Table 4.3
Discharges from intensive outpatient treatment.
Characteristics at admission, by treatment completion/transfer: TEDS 2007
Number, percent distribution, treatment completion/transfer rate, and median LOS
[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 No. of
intensive
outpatient
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
179,335      56.0 72
Gender        
Male 110,285  62.3  60.5  56.8 68
Female  68,996  37.7  39.5  54.8 79
179,281 100.0 100.0  56.0 72
Age at admission        
Under 21 years  30,956  17.1  17.6  55.3 79
21 to 30 years  54,811  30.2  31.2  55.2 72
31 to 40 years  42,544  23.6  24.0  55.5 71
41 to 50 years  37,701  21.3  20.8  56.6 68
Over 50 years  12,791   7.8   6.3  61.0 66
178,803 100.0 100.0  56.0 71
Race/ethnicity        
White (non-Hispanic) 107,875  63.2  57.4  58.3 65
Black (non-Hispanic)  40,207  19.8  26.2  49.0 80
Hispanic origin  18,390  10.3  10.4  55.7 92
Other  11,463   6.7   6.1  58.3 64
177,935 100.0 100.0  56.0 72
Primary substance        
Alcohol  67,545  40.9  33.5  60.8 64
Opiates  17,910   8.9  11.3  50.1 65
Marijuana  40,271  21.9  23.2  54.5 82
Cocaine  30,042  15.0  19.0  50.1 72
Stimulants  18,117  10.3   9.9  57.0 92
Other/unknown   5,450   3.1   3.0  56.2 79
179,335 100.0 100.0  56.0 72
Frequency of use in past month        
No use  71,995  45.5  35.3  62.1 79
Some use  66,187  35.2  40.8  52.3 68
Daily use  37,465  19.3  23.9  50.7 56
175,647 100.0 100.0  56.0 72
No. of prior treatment episodes        
None  75,896  45.4  42.4  57.7 76
1 or more  96,232  54.6  57.6  54.7 64
172,128 100.0 100.0  56.0 71
Treatment referral source        
Criminal justice/DUI  78,325  47.9  40.0  60.4 82
Individual  40,096  20.7  25.4  50.9 59
Health care/community  57,895  31.4  34.6  53.6 66
176,316 100.0 100.0  56.0 71
Employment status        
Employed  51,665  31.8  25.9  61.1 69
Unemployed/Not in labor force 125,088  68.2  74.1  54.1 73
176,753 100.0 100.0  56.1 72
Years of education        
Fewer than 12 years  70,748  37.4  43.7  52.2 84
12 years (or GED)  67,319  39.1  37.0  57.4 67
More than 12 years  38,129  23.5  19.3  60.8 63
  176,196 100.0 100.0  56.1 71
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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