Table 7.3
Discharges from hospital 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 16 States and jurisdictions that offered hospital residential substance abuse treatment and reported these data to TEDS.]
Characteristics at admission No. of
hospital
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
5,982      77.5 18
Gender        
Male 3,904  66.0  62.6  78.4 18
Female 2,077  34.0  37.4  75.8 17
5,981 100.0 100.0  77.5 18
Age at admission        
Under 21 years   484   7.5  10.4  71.3 20
21 to 30 years 1,450  23.9  25.9  76.1 20
31 to 40 years 1,512  25.1  26.5  76.5 16
41 to 50 years 1,704  29.4  26.0  79.6 14
Over 50 years   805  14.2  11.2  81.4 14
5,955 100.0 100.0  77.5 18
Race/ethnicity        
White (non-Hispanic) 4,395  73.9  72.2  78.0 19
Black (non-Hispanic)   792  12.8  14.7  75.1 14
Hispanic origin   335   6.3   3.1  87.8  7
Other   455   6.9  10.1  70.3 19
5,977 100.0 100.0  77.6 17
Primary substance        
Alcohol 2,974  50.7  46.2  79.1 17
Opiates   975  17.1  13.7  81.1 10
Marijuana   483   7.2  11.2  68.7 21
Cocaine   773  12.4  14.8  74.3 31
Stimulants   385   5.8   8.6  69.9 20
Other/unknown   392   6.9   5.5  81.1 10
5,982 100.0 100.0  77.5 18
Frequency of use in past month        
No use   544   8.9  11.5  72.4 28
Some use 1,539  25.2  32.4  72.5 20
Daily use 3,644  65.8  56.1  79.9 14
5,727 100.0 100.0  77.2 18
No. of prior treatment episodes        
None 2,199  37.6  39.9  76.6 18
1 or more 3,570  62.4  60.1  78.3 18
5,769 100.0 100.0  77.7 18
Treatment referral source        
Criminal justice/DUI 1,036  18.9  12.5  84.1 24
Individual 2,385  40.2  40.6  77.5 15
Health care/community 2,504  40.9  46.9  75.3 15
5,925 100.0 100.0  77.7 17
Employment status        
Employed 1,211  21.5  19.1  79.7 12
Unemployed/Not in labor force 4,563  78.5  80.9  77.1 20
5,774 100.0 100.0  77.7 18
Years of education        
Fewer than 12 years 1,678  28.8  29.9  76.9 19
12 years (or GED) 2,599  44.5  47.1  76.5 17
More than 12 years 1,492  26.7  23.0  80.0 18
  5,769 100.0 100.0  77.5 18
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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