Table 4.3
Year 2004 discharges from INTENSIVE OUTPATIENT treatment1
by age 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 intensive outpatient substance abuse treatment and reported these data to TEDS.]
Age at admission Total Reason for discharge, transfer, or discontinuance of treatment
Completed Transferred Completed or
transferred
Dropped
out
Terminated Other
Total discharges 114,440 43,119 20,441 63,560 26,561 16,025 8,294
Number
Under 15 years   2,385    951    339  1,290    369    440   286
15 to 19 years  15,928  6,230  2,564  8,794  3,307  2,375 1,452
20 to 29 years  30,979 10,976  5,571 16,547  7,538  4,608 2,286
30 to 39 years  31,210 11,041  5,869 16,910  7,673  4,463 2,164
40 to 49 years  25,821 10,219  4,595 14,814  6,042  3,300 1,665
50 years and over   7,728  3,521  1,466  4,987  1,548    781   412
No. of discharges  114,051 42,938 20,404 63,342 26,477 15,967 8,265
Column percent
Under 15 years   2.1   2.2   1.7   2.0   1.4   2.8   3.5
15 to 19 years  14.0  14.5  12.6  13.9  12.5  14.9  17.6
20 to 29 years  27.2  25.6  27.3  26.1  28.5  28.9  27.7
30 to 39 years  27.4  25.7  28.8  26.7  29.0  28.0  26.2
40 to 49 years  22.6  23.8  22.5  23.4  22.8  20.7  20.1
50 years and over   6.8   8.2   7.2   7.9   5.8   4.9   5.0
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Row percent
Under 15 years 100.0  39.9  14.2  54.1  15.5  18.4  12.0
15 to 19 years 100.0  39.1  16.1  55.2  20.8  14.9   9.1
20 to 29 years 100.0  35.4  18.0  53.4  24.3  14.9   7.4
30 to 39 years 100.0  35.4  18.8  54.2  24.6  14.3   6.9
40 to 49 years 100.0  39.6  17.8  57.4  23.4  12.8   6.4
50 years and over 100.0  45.6  19.0  64.5  20.0  10.1   5.3
Total  100.0  37.6  17.9  55.5  23.2  14.0   7.2
Median length of stay (days)
Under 15 years  63  75  51  52  48  73
15 to 19 years  49  60  43  39  40  51
20 to 29 years  41  52  40  25  36  37
30 to 39 years  41  51  43  27  36  37
40 to 49 years  41  49  42  26  36  40
50 years and over  42  47  45  26  36  42
Total   42  52  42    28  37  41
Average length of stay (days)
Under 15 years  99 114  93  86  75 111
15 to 19 years  79  89  76  68  64  90
20 to 29 years  69  82  74  51  60  72
30 to 39 years  72  83  85  53  62  75
40 to 49 years  71  77  85  53  60  79
50 years and over  70  70  90  53  59  74
Total   72  82  81    55  61  79
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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