Table 4.5
Year 2004 discharges from INTENSIVE 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 intensive 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 114,440 43,119 20,441 63,560 26,561 16,025 8,294
Number
Alcohol  41,770 19,343  7,083 26,426  8,312  4,450 2,582
Opiates  11,599  2,992  2,563  5,555  3,646  1,585   813
Cocaine  20,602  6,308  3,934 10,242  5,489  3,338 1,533
Marijuana/hashish  25,409  9,328  4,388 13,716  5,243  4,333 2,117
Stimulants  12,573  4,249  2,125  6,374  3,407  1,969   823
Other/unknown   2,487    899    348  1,247    464    350   426
No. of discharges  114,440 43,119 20,441 63,560 26,561 16,025 8,294
Column percent
Alcohol  36.5  44.9  34.7  41.6  31.3  27.8  31.1
Opiates  10.1   6.9  12.5   8.7  13.7   9.9   9.8
Cocaine  18.0  14.6  19.2  16.1  20.7  20.8  18.5
Marijuana/hashish  22.2  21.6  21.5  21.6  19.7  27.0  25.5
Stimulants  11.0   9.9  10.4  10.0  12.8  12.3   9.9
Other/unknown   2.2   2.1   1.7   2.0   1.7   2.2   5.1
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Row percent
Alcohol 100.0  46.3  17.0  63.3  19.9  10.7   6.2
Opiates 100.0  25.8  22.1  47.9  31.4  13.7   7.0
Cocaine 100.0  30.6  19.1  49.7  26.6  16.2   7.4
Marijuana/hashish 100.0  36.7  17.3  54.0  20.6  17.1   8.3
Stimulants 100.0  33.8  16.9  50.7  27.1  15.7   6.5
Other/unknown 100.0  36.1  14.0  50.1  18.7  14.1  17.1
Total  100.0  37.7  17.9  55.5  23.2  14.0   7.2
Median length of stay (days)
Alcohol  43  50  41  28  38  37
Opiates  35  49  42  22  29  36
Cocaine  36  48  39  26  35  33
Marijuana/hashish  49  60  45  36  42  49
Stimulants  42  54  48  24  35  45
Other/unknown  46  54  40  28  35  63
Total   42  52  42    28  37  41
Average length of stay (days)
Alcohol  69  75  71  54  65  74
Opiates  75  85 115  48  49  87
Cocaine  69  80  83  53  58  65
Marijuana/hashish  79  91  80  66  68  83
Stimulants  70  90  70  51  56  81
Other/unknown  83  83  88  64  61 117
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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