Table 5.2
Discharges from short-term residential treatment.
Characteristics at admission, by reason for discharge: TEDS 2007
Number 
[Based on linked admission and discharge data reported by 42 States and jurisdictions that offered short-term residential 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 short-term residential
treatment discharges
177,511 101,048 29,734 29,284  9,988 7,457
Gender
Male 117,082 68,639 18,972 18,228  6,512 4,731
Female  60,407 32,402 10,761 11,049  3,471 2,724
No. of discharges 177,489 101,041 29,733 29,277  9,983 7,455
Age at admission
Under 21 years  21,491 11,256  3,711  3,368  2,158   998
21 to 30 years  48,674 26,007  8,283  8,783  3,284 2,317
31 to 40 years  44,997 25,414  7,526  7,920  2,250 1,887
41 to 50 years  46,013 27,740  7,778  7,014  1,832 1,649
Over 50 years  16,121 10,488  2,423  2,165    452   593
No. of discharges 177,296 100,905 29,721 29,250  9,976 7,444
Race/ethnicity
White (non-Hispanic) 112,845 64,555 19,966 17,382  5,989 4,953
Black (non-Hispanic)  40,169 21,942  6,678  7,712  2,388 1,449
Hispanic origin  16,294 10,234  1,485  2,772  1,103   700
Other   7,569  4,015  1,468  1,315    471   300
No. of discharges 176,877 100,746 29,597 29,181  9,951 7,402
Primary substance
Alcohol  68,494 43,456 10,768  9,188  2,536 2,546
Opiates  27,901 14,452  4,369  5,943  2,130 1,007
Marijuana  21,539 11,417  3,897  3,356  1,855 1,014
Cocaine  38,440 21,095  6,391  7,039  2,258 1,657
Stimulants  15,086  7,416  3,135  2,680    911   944
Other/unknown   6,051  3,212  1,174  1,078    298   289
No. of discharges 177,511 101,048 29,734 29,284  9,988 7,457
Frequency of use in past month
No use  24,786 13,832  5,394  2,856  1,561 1,143
Some use  61,112 35,194 10,815  9,366  3,237 2,500
Daily use  87,966 50,253 12,748 16,360  5,038 3,567
No. of discharges 173,864 99,279 28,957 28,582  9,836 7,210
No. of prior treatment episodes
None  64,517 37,605  9,937 10,144  3,284 3,547
1 or more 106,909 60,143 18,889 17,750  6,503 3,624
No. of discharges 171,426 97,748 28,826 27,894  9,787 7,171
Treatment referral source
Criminal justice/DUI  41,101 24,644  7,081  4,677  2,352 2,347
Individual  51,658 27,911  8,483 10,637  2,289 2,338
Health care/community  81,309 47,091 13,223 13,341  5,129 2,525
No. of discharges 174,068 99,646 28,787 28,655  9,770 7,210
Employment status
Employed  29,026 19,336  4,048  3,571    884 1,187
Unemployed/Not in labor force 146,280 80,635 25,488 25,146  8,998 6,013
No. of discharges 175,306 99,971 29,536 28,717  9,882 7,200
Years of education
Fewer than 12 years  61,490 31,775 11,059 11,444  4,438 2,774
12 years (or GED)  67,598 38,640 11,419 11,162  3,536 2,841
More than 12 years  45,958 29,879  6,606  5,940  1,938 1,595
No. of discharges 175,046 100,294 29,084 28,546  9,912 7,210
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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