Table 4.4
Year 2004 discharges from INTENSIVE OUTPATIENT treatment1
by race/ethnicity, 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.]
Race/ethnicity 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
White (non-Hispanic)  69,099 28,812 11,678 40,490 14,334  9,237 5,038
Black (non-Hispanic)  29,799  8,496  5,935 14,431  8,320  4,827 2,221
Hispanic origin   8,862  3,280  1,478  4,758  2,318  1,108   678
Other   6,039  2,299  1,223  3,522  1,454    766   297
No. of discharges  113,799 42,887 20,314 63,201 26,426 15,938 8,234
Column percent
White (non-Hispanic)  60.7  67.2  57.5  64.1  54.2  58.0  61.2
Black (non-Hispanic)  26.2  19.8  29.2  22.8  31.5  30.3  27.0
Hispanic origin   7.8   7.6   7.3   7.5   8.8   7.0   8.2
Other   5.3   5.4   6.0   5.6   5.5   4.8   3.6
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Row percent
White (non-Hispanic) 100.0  41.7  16.9  58.6  20.7  13.4   7.3
Black (non-Hispanic) 100.0  28.5  19.9  48.4  27.9  16.2   7.5
Hispanic origin 100.0  37.0  16.7  53.7  26.2  12.5   7.7
Other 100.0  38.1  20.3  58.3  24.1  12.7   4.9
Total  100.0  37.7  17.9  55.5  23.2  14.0   7.2
Median length of stay (days)
White (non-Hispanic)  41  49  40  26  37  39
Black (non-Hispanic)  43  56  47  29  40  40
Hispanic origin  48  60  42  34  34  61
Other  45  55  48  28  26  49
Total   42  52  42    28  37  42
Average length of stay (days)
White (non-Hispanic)  68  77  71  51  63  76
Black (non-Hispanic)  81  95 105  60  65  79
Hispanic origin  75  91  71  64  49  94
Other  65  79  68  49  41  95
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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