Table 8.2
Discharges from detoxification.
Characteristics at admission, by reason for discharge: TEDS 2007
Number 
[Based on linked admission and discharge data reported by 45 States and jurisdictions that offered substance abuse detoxification 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 detoxification discharges 329,379 217,719 36,964 55,639  7,971 11,086
Gender
Male 244,003 163,420 24,811 41,745  6,026  8,001
Female  85,339  54,279 12,151 13,883  1,942  3,084
No. of discharges 329,342 217,699 36,962 55,628  7,968 11,085
Age at admission
Under 21 years  11,935   7,202  1,551  2,237    363    582
21 to 30 years  70,266  42,226  8,879 14,478  2,030  2,653
31 to 40 years  87,672  56,627 10,040 15,904  2,258  2,843
41 to 50 years 111,557  76,776 11,940 16,901  2,422  3,518
Over 50 years  47,828  34,808  4,537  6,101    897  1,485
No. of discharges 329,258 217,639 36,947 55,621  7,970 11,081
Race/ethnicity
White (non-Hispanic) 184,673 118,437 22,173 32,899  3,395  7,769
Black (non-Hispanic)  76,845  51,179  9,604 12,118  2,160  1,784
Hispanic origin  48,823  34,852  3,469  7,475  2,059    968
Other  17,061  12,209  1,456  2,591    309    496
No. of discharges 327,402 216,677 36,702 55,083  7,923 11,017
Primary substance
Alcohol 173,913 123,485 16,683 24,367  3,327  6,051
Opiates  97,876  59,714 11,361 21,307  3,307  2,187
Marijuana   6,024   3,292  1,086  1,094    192    360
Cocaine  33,662  20,122  5,328  5,800    860  1,552
Stimulants  11,704   7,332  1,603  1,961    144    664
Other/unknown   6,200   3,774    903  1,110    141    272
No. of discharges 329,379 217,719 36,964 55,639  7,971 11,086
Frequency of use in past month
No use   6,473   3,403  1,491    789    281    509
Some use  69,991  51,427  7,146  8,100  1,018  2,300
Daily use 249,340 160,485 27,930 46,222  6,631  8,072
No. of discharges 325,804 215,315 36,567 55,111  7,930 10,881
No. of prior treatment episodes
None  83,100  51,354 11,864 14,453  1,467  3,962
1 or more 139,036  89,791 18,060 24,470  2,217  4,498
No. of discharges 222,136 141,145 29,924 38,923  3,684  8,460
Treatment referral source
Criminal justice/DUI  32,339  21,368  3,805  4,280    461  2,425
Individual 201,072 129,659 20,034 40,164  4,926  6,289
Health care/community  90,487  63,262 11,990 10,501  2,512  2,222
No. of discharges 323,898 214,289 35,829 54,945  7,899 10,936
Employment status
Employed  49,730  35,023  4,761  7,314    798  1,834
Unemployed/Not in labor force 261,427 172,279 29,334 44,457  6,925  8,432
No. of discharges 311,157 207,302 34,095 51,771  7,723 10,266
Years of education
Fewer than 12 years  97,808  63,900 10,805 17,073  3,014  3,016
12 years (or GED) 142,410  94,029 15,263 24,851  3,294  4,973
More than 12 years  72,198  49,366  7,965 10,979  1,346  2,542
No. of discharges 312,416 207,295 34,033 52,903  7,654 10,531
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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