Table 4.11
Year 2004 discharges from INTENSIVE 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 intensive 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
100,686 37,509 18,318 55,827 24,073 13,892 6,894
Number
0 to 8 years   5,387  1,562  1,147 2,709  1,497    843   338
9 to 11 years  27,511  8,501  5,245 13,746  7,462  4,336 1,967
12 years (or GED)  43,670 16,753  7,976 24,729 10,092  5,936 2,913
More than 12 years  22,504 10,177  3,732 13,909  4,695  2,633 1,267
No. of discharges   99,072 36,993 18,100 55,093 23,746 13,748 6,485
Column percent
0 to 8 years   5.4   4.2   6.3   4.9   6.3   6.1   5.2
9 to 11 years  27.8  23.0  29.0  25.0  31.4  31.5  30.3
12 years (or GED)  44.1  45.3  44.1  44.9  42.5  43.2  44.9
More than 12 years  22.7  27.5  20.6  25.2  19.8  19.2  19.5
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Row percent
0 to 8 years 100.0  29.0  21.3  50.3  27.8  15.6   6.3
9 to 11 years 100.0  30.9  19.1  50.0  27.1  15.8   7.1
12 years (or GED) 100.0  38.4  18.3  56.6  23.1  13.6   6.7
More than 12 years 100.0  45.2  16.6  61.8  20.9  11.7   5.6
Total  100.0  37.3  18.3  55.6  24.0  13.9   6.5
Median length of stay (days)
0 to 8 years  39  61  42  22  34  29
9 to 11 years  41  53  44  26  37  37
12 years (or GED)  41  51  42  26  35  35
More than 12 years  41  47  38  28  36  35
Total   41  50  42    26  36  36
Average length of stay (days)
0 to 8 years  70  92  74  49  61  66
9 to 11 years  74  86  94  54  61  75
12 years (or GED)  70  80  78  52  60  67
More than 12 years  66  72  75  52  59  66
Total   70  80  82    52  60  69
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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