Table 4.6
Year 2004 discharges from INTENSIVE OUTPATIENT treatment1
by frequency of use, 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.]
Frequency of use 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
No use in the past month  31,897 13,651  5,699 19,350  5,866  4,155 2,526
1-3 times in the past month  14,244  4,914  2,688  7,602  3,398  2,216 1,028
1-2 times per week  11,453  3,974  2,081  6,055  2,907  1,644   847
3-6 times per week  17,291  6,035  3,080  9,115  4,386  2,398 1,392
Daily  31,193 10,315  5,765 16,080  8,670  4,409 2,034
No. of discharges  106,078 38,889 19,313 58,202 25,227 14,822 7,827
Column percent
No use in the past month  30.1  35.1  29.5  33.2  23.3  28.0  32.3
1-3 times in the past month  13.4  12.6  13.9  13.1  13.5  15.0  13.1
1-2 times per week  10.8  10.2  10.8  10.4  11.5  11.1  10.8
3-6 times per week  16.3  15.5  15.9  15.7  17.4  16.2  17.8
Daily  29.4  26.5  29.9  27.6  34.4  29.7  26.0
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Row percent
No use in the past month 100.0  42.8  17.9  60.7  18.4  13.0   7.9
1-3 times in the past month 100.0  34.5  18.9  53.4  23.9  15.6   7.2
1-2 times per week 100.0  34.7  18.2  52.9  25.4  14.4   7.4
3-6 times per week 100.0  34.9  17.8  52.7  25.4  13.9   8.1
Daily 100.0  33.1  18.5  51.6  27.8  14.1   6.5
Total  100.0  36.7  18.2  54.9  23.8  14.0   7.4
Median length of stay (days)
No use in the past month  55  66  48  40  48  48
1-3 times in the past month  46  59  44  30  44  44
1-2 times per week  43  56  42  30  38  43
3-6 times per week  38  49  39  27  35  34
Daily  32  39  40  22  30  35
Total   43  54  43    28  38  42
Average length of stay (days)
No use in the past month  85  97  79  69  74  80
1-3 times in the past month  76  91  77  56  69  76
1-2 times per week  71  85  72  56  63  78
3-6 times per week  67  76  77  52  58  68
Daily  66  69  94  49  52  72
Total   74  85  82    56  63  75
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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