Table 4.10
Year 2004 discharges from INTENSIVE OUTPATIENT treatment1
by employment status (aged 16 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 intensive outpatient substance abuse treatment and reported these data to TEDS.]
Employment status Total Reason for discharge, transfer, or discontinuance of treatment
Completed Transferred Completed or
transferred
Dropped
out
Terminated Other
Total discharges
aged 16 and over
108,539 40,727 19,570 60,297 25,554 15,024 7,664
Number
Employed  31,030 14,700  4,664 19,364  6,101  3,779 1,786
Full time  23,000 11,710  3,130 14,840  4,318  2,684 1,158
Part time   8,030  2,990  1,534  4,524  1,783  1,095   628
Unemployed  34,928 10,495  8,019 18,514  9,035  4,482 2,897
Not in labor force  38,402 14,264  6,344 20,608  9,076  6,264 2,454
No. of discharges  104,360 39,459 19,027 58,486 24,212 14,525 7,137
Column percent
Employed  29.7  37.3  24.5  33.1  25.2  26.0  25.0
Full time  22.0  29.7  16.5  25.4  17.8  18.5  16.2
Part time   7.7   7.6   8.1   7.7   7.4   7.5   8.8
Unemployed  33.5  26.6  42.1  31.7  37.3  30.9  40.6
Not in labor force  36.8  36.1  33.3  35.2  37.5  43.1  34.4
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Row percent
Employed 100.0  47.4  15.0  62.4  19.7  12.2   5.8
Full time 100.0  50.9  13.6  64.5  18.8  11.7   5.0
Part time 100.0  37.2  19.1  56.3  22.2  13.6   7.8
Unemployed 100.0  30.0  23.0  53.0  25.9  12.8   8.3
Not in labor force 100.0  37.1  16.5  53.7  23.6  16.3   6.4
Total  100.0  37.8  18.2  56.0  23.2  13.9   6.8
Median length of stay (days)
Employed  45  53  44  29  39  37
Full time  45  52  43  29  39  39
Part time  45  58  45  28  40  35
Unemployed  39  50  42  26  35  34
Not in labor force  39  49  41  26  36  43
Total   42  51  42    27  36  37
Average length of stay (days)
Employed  70  77  75  56  63  71
Full time  70  76  73  56  62  72
Part time  73  83  79  56  64  68
Unemployed  69  83  79  51  59  66
Not in labor force  72  81  86  54  60  79
Total   71  80  80    53  60  72
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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