Table 3.5
Year 2004 discharges from OUTPATIENT treatment1
by primary substance at admission, 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.]
Primary substance at admission Total Reason for discharge, transfer, or discontinuance of treatment
Completed Transferred Completed or
transferred
Dropped
out
Terminated Other
Total discharges 399,037 145,426 46,611 192,037 108,605 41,913 56,482
Number
Alcohol 147,252  68,176 14,430  82,606  31,920 14,176 18,550
Opiates  27,714   6,611  5,415  12,026   8,382  4,257  3,049
Cocaine  50,641  13,457  8,461  21,918  15,269  7,529  5,925
Marijuana/hashish  95,518  35,487  9,923  45,410  26,260 12,194 11,654
Stimulants  54,359  15,654  6,894  22,548  23,499  2,241  6,071
Other/unknown  23,553   6,041  1,488   7,529   3,275  1,516 11,233
No. of discharges  399,037 145,426 46,611 192,037 108,605 41,913 56,482
Column percent
Alcohol  36.9  46.9  31.0  43.0  29.4  33.8  32.8
Opiates   6.9   4.5  11.6   6.3   7.7  10.2   5.4
Cocaine  12.7   9.3  18.2  11.4  14.1  18.0  10.5
Marijuana/hashish  23.9  24.4  21.3  23.6  24.2  29.1  20.6
Stimulants  13.6  10.8  14.8  11.7  21.6   5.3  10.7
Other/unknown   5.9   4.2   3.2   3.9   3.0   3.6  19.9
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Row percent
Alcohol 100.0  46.3   9.8  56.1  21.7   9.6  12.6
Opiates 100.0  23.9  19.5  43.4  30.2  15.4  11.0
Cocaine 100.0  26.6  16.7  43.3  30.2  14.9  11.7
Marijuana/hashish 100.0  37.2  10.4  47.5  27.5  12.8  12.2
Stimulants 100.0  28.8  12.7  41.5  43.2   4.1  11.2
Other/unknown 100.0  25.6   6.3  32.0  13.9   6.4  47.7
Total  100.0  36.4  11.7  48.1  27.2  10.5  14.2
Median length of stay (days)
Alcohol  74  98  30  46  59  60
Opiates  48 104  14  40  37  61
Cocaine  56 107  21  43  44  58
Marijuana/hashish  70  99  36  49  54  69
Stimulants  68 137  42  43  46  83
Other/unknown  84  92  31  63  85  91
Total   69 104  29    45  53  70
Average length of stay (days)
Alcohol 111 131  80  86 102 106
Opiates  99 146  71  82  83 119
Cocaine 101 149  71  81  85 103
Marijuana/hashish 104 130  79  83  87 107
Stimulants 108 174  76  73  79 120
Other/unknown 123 126  89 101 155 128
Total  107 138  77    82  93 112
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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