Table 3.11
Year 2004 discharges from OUTPATIENT treatment1
by education (aged 18 and over), according to reason for discharge: TEDS 2004
Number, percent distribution, and median and average lengths of stay
[Based on linked admission and discharge data reported by 27 States and jurisdictions that offered outpatient substance abuse treatment and reported these data to TEDS.]
Years of education Total Reason for discharge, transfer, or discontinuance of treatment
Completed Transferred Completed or
transferred
Dropped
out
Terminated Other
Total discharges
aged 18 and over
346,049 124,001 41,188 165,189 94,849 36,869 49,142
Number
0 to 8 years  21,441   7,566  2,809  10,375  6,432  2,309  2,325
9 to 11 years  95,272  29,645 12,661  42,306 29,605 12,216 11,145
12 years (or GED) 150,177  57,733 17,042  74,775 41,775 15,783 17,844
More than 12 years  64,979  27,128  8,149  35,277 15,867  6,027  7,808
No. of discharges  331,869 122,072 40,661 162,733 93,679 36,335 39,122
Column percent
0 to 8 years   6.5   6.2   6.9   6.4   6.9   6.4   5.9
9 to 11 years  28.7  24.3  31.1  26.0  31.6  33.6  28.5
12 years (or GED)  45.3  47.3  41.9  45.9  44.6  43.4  45.6
More than 12 years  19.6  22.2  20.0  21.7  16.9  16.6  20.0
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Row percent
0 to 8 years 100.0  35.3  13.1  48.4  30.0  10.8  10.8
9 to 11 years 100.0  31.1  13.3  44.4  31.1  12.8  11.7
12 years (or GED) 100.0  38.4  11.3  49.8  27.8  10.5  11.9
More than 12 years 100.0  41.7  12.5  54.3  24.4   9.3  12.0
Total  100.0  36.8  12.3  49.0  28.2  10.9  11.8
Median length of stay (days)
0 to 8 years  70 119  29  45  50  63
9 to 11 years  62 106  23  42  50  60
12 years (or GED)  69 104  31  44  53  62
More than 12 years  69 100  28  44  54  59
Total   67 105  28    43  52  61
Average length of stay (days)
0 to 8 years 110 150  81  84  93 100
9 to 11 years 101 142  71  78  91 103
12 years (or GED) 107 139  79  80  93 103
More than 12 years 108 137  77  84  95 102
Total  106 140  76    80  93 103
1 Excludes records where methadone use was planned.
SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS). Data received through 2.1.2006.

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