Table 8.3
Discharges from detoxification.
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 45 States and jurisdictions that offered substance abuse detoxification and reported these data to TEDS.]
Characteristics at admission No. of
detoxifica-
tion
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
329,379      77.3  4
Gender        
Male 244,003  73.9  74.7  77.1  4
Female  85,339  26.1  25.3  77.8  5
329,342 100.0 100.0  77.3  4
Age at admission        
Under 21 years  11,935   3.4   4.3  73.3  5
21 to 30 years  70,266  20.1  25.7  72.7  5
31 to 40 years  87,672  26.2  28.1  76.0  4
41 to 50 years 111,557  34.8  30.6  79.5  4
Over 50 years  47,828  15.5  11.4  82.3  4
329,258 100.0 100.0  77.3  4
Race/ethnicity        
White (non-Hispanic) 184,673  55.5  59.5  76.1  4
Black (non-Hispanic)  76,845  24.0  21.7  79.1  4
Hispanic origin  48,823  15.1  14.2  78.5  4
Other  17,061   5.4   4.6  80.1  3
327,402 100.0 100.0  77.4  4
Primary substance        
Alcohol 173,913  55.0  45.2  80.6  4
Opiates  97,876  27.9  35.9  72.6  5
Marijuana   6,024   1.7   2.2  72.7  7
Cocaine  33,662  10.0  11.0  75.6  5
Stimulants  11,704   3.5   3.7  76.3  5
Other/unknown   6,200   1.8   2.0  75.4  5
329,379 100.0 100.0  77.3  4
Frequency of use in past month        
No use   6,473   1.9   2.1  75.6  7
Some use  69,991  23.3  15.4  83.7  3
Daily use 249,340  74.8  82.4  75.6  5
325,804 100.0 100.0  77.3  4
No. of prior treatment episodes        
None  83,100  37.0  38.9  76.1  4
1 or more 139,036  63.0  61.1  77.6  4
222,136 100.0 100.0  77.0  4
Treatment referral source        
Criminal justice/DUI  32,339  10.1   9.7  77.8  3
Individual 201,072  59.8  69.6  74.4  5
Health care/community  90,487  30.1  20.6  83.2  4
323,898 100.0 100.0  77.2  4
Employment status        
Employed  49,730  16.5  14.3  80.0  4
Unemployed/Not in labor force 261,427  83.5  85.7  77.1  5
311,157 100.0 100.0  77.6  4
Years of education        
Fewer than 12 years  97,808  31.0  32.5  76.4  4
12 years (or GED) 142,410  45.3  46.6  76.7  4
More than 12 years  72,198  23.8  20.9  79.4  4
  312,416 100.0 100.0  77.2  4
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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