Table 6.3
Discharges from long-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 44 States and jurisdictions that offered long-term residential substance abuse treatment and reported these data to TEDS.]
Characteristics at admission No. of
long-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
132,160      59.7  89
Gender        
Male  85,771  64.5  65.5  59.4  90
Female  46,351  35.5  34.5  60.4  89
132,122 100.0 100.0  59.7  89
Age at admission        
Under 21 years  17,809  13.3  13.8  58.7  88
21 to 30 years  38,597  28.0  31.1  57.2  90
31 to 40 years  34,127  25.4  26.5  58.8  90
41 to 50 years  31,562  24.8  22.6  62.0  89
Over 50 years   9,875   8.5   6.0  67.7  84
131,970 100.0 100.0  59.7  89
Race/ethnicity        
White (non-Hispanic)  70,873  56.4  50.6  62.2  86
Black (non-Hispanic)  30,139  20.8  26.3  53.9  98
Hispanic origin  19,540  14.3  15.8  57.2  90
Other  10,605   8.6   7.3  63.4  76
131,157 100.0 100.0  59.7  89
Primary substance        
Alcohol  37,291  30.4  25.0  64.3  75
Opiates  21,111  13.9  19.1  51.9  97
Marijuana  17,276  12.6  13.8  57.6  92
Cocaine  29,117  20.5  24.3  55.5  90
Stimulants  24,875  20.9  15.8  66.3  90
Other/unknown   2,490   1.8   2.1  56.2  66
132,160 100.0 100.0  59.7  89
Frequency of use in past month        
No use  45,938  37.5  31.3  64.1  92
Some use  43,652  34.1  32.0  61.3  79
Daily use  41,582  28.4  36.6  53.6  85
131,172 100.0 100.0  59.8  89
No. of prior treatment episodes        
None  41,340  36.2  31.0  63.1  75
1 or more  79,945  63.8  69.0  57.5  89
121,285 100.0 100.0  59.5  87
Treatment referral source        
Criminal justice/DUI  49,228  40.2  34.2  63.5  91
Individual  33,713  24.9  27.3  57.5  62
Health care/community  47,379  34.9  38.5  57.4  89
130,320 100.0 100.0  59.7  89
Employment status        
Employed  10,605   9.4   6.1  69.4  54
Unemployed/Not in labor force 120,541  90.6  93.9  58.9  90
131,146 100.0 100.0  59.8  89
Years of education        
Fewer than 12 years  51,686  37.6  42.0  57.1  90
12 years (or GED)  51,815  39.8  38.9  60.4  89
More than 12 years  27,838  22.6  19.1  63.7  79
  131,339 100.0 100.0  59.8  89
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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