Table 5.3
Discharges from short-term residential 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 42 States and jurisdictions that offered short-term residential substance abuse treatment and reported these data to TEDS.]
Characteristics at admission No. of
short-term
residential
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
177,511      73.7 27
Gender        
Male 117,082  67.0  63.1  74.8 27
Female  60,407  33.0  36.9  71.5 27
177,489 100.0 100.0  73.7 27
Age at admission        
Under 21 years  21,491  11.5  14.0  69.6 28
21 to 30 years  48,674  26.3  30.8  70.4 27
31 to 40 years  44,997  25.2  25.8  73.2 27
41 to 50 years  46,013  27.2  22.5  77.2 27
Over 50 years  16,121   9.9   6.9  80.1 27
177,296 100.0 100.0  73.7 27
Race/ethnicity        
White (non-Hispanic) 112,845  64.8  60.9  74.9 27
Black (non-Hispanic)  40,169  22.0  24.8  71.2 27
Hispanic origin  16,294   9.0   9.8  71.9 28
Other   7,569   4.2   4.5  72.4 28
176,877 100.0 100.0  73.7 27
Primary substance        
Alcohol  68,494  41.5  30.5  79.2 27
Opiates  27,901  14.4  19.4  67.5 26
Marijuana  21,539  11.7  13.3  71.1 28
Cocaine  38,440  21.0  23.4  71.5 27
Stimulants  15,086   8.1   9.7  69.9 28
Other/unknown   6,051   3.4   3.6  72.5 27
177,511 100.0 100.0  73.7 27
Frequency of use in past month        
No use  24,786  15.0  12.2  77.6 28
Some use  61,112  35.9  33.1  75.3 27
Daily use  87,966  49.1  54.7  71.6 27
173,864 100.0 100.0  73.8 27
No. of prior treatment episodes        
None  64,517  37.6  37.8  73.7 28
1 or more 106,909  62.4  62.2  73.9 27
171,426 100.0 100.0  73.8 27
Treatment referral source        
Criminal justice/DUI  41,101  24.7  20.5  77.2 28
Individual  51,658  28.3  33.4  70.5 27
Health care/community  81,309  47.0  46.0  74.2 27
174,068 100.0 100.0  73.8 27
Employment status        
Employed  29,026  18.1  12.3  80.6 26
Unemployed/Not in labor force 146,280  81.9  87.7  72.5 27
175,306 100.0 100.0  73.9 27
Years of education        
Fewer than 12 years  61,490  33.1  40.9  69.7 28
12 years (or GED)  67,598  38.7  38.4  74.1 27
More than 12 years  45,958  28.2  20.7  79.4 27
  175,046 100.0 100.0  73.9 27
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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