Table 4.7
Year 2004 discharges from INTENSIVE OUTPATIENT treatment1
by age at first 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.]
Age at first 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
12 years or under  15,315  5,667  3,094  8,761  2,973  2,371 1,210
13 to 14 years  18,812  7,265  3,603 10,868  3,850  2,772 1,322
15 to 16 years  21,938  8,943  4,142 13,085  4,477  3,024 1,352
17 to 18 years  15,010  6,259  2,597  8,856  3,169  2,049   936
19 to 20 years   7,252  2,632  1,236  3,868  1,768  1,130   486
21 to 25 years  11,215  3,861  1,921  5,782  2,783  1,870   780
Over 25 years  13,409  4,602  2,198  6,800  3,431  2,269   909
No. of discharges  102,951 39,229 18,791 58,020 22,451 15,485 6,995
Column percent
12 years or under  14.9  14.4  16.5  15.1  13.2  15.3  17.3
13 to 14 years  18.3  18.5  19.2  18.7  17.1  17.9  18.9
15 to 16 years  21.3  22.8  22.0  22.6  19.9  19.5  19.3
17 to 18 years  14.6  16.0  13.8  15.3  14.1  13.2  13.4
19 to 20 years   7.0   6.7   6.6   6.7   7.9   7.3   6.9
21 to 25 years  10.9   9.8  10.2  10.0  12.4  12.1  11.2
Over 25 years  13.0  11.7  11.7  11.7  15.3  14.7  13.0
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Row percent
12 years or under 100.0  37.0  20.2  57.2  19.4  15.5   7.9
13 to 14 years 100.0  38.6  19.2  57.8  20.5  14.7   7.0
15 to 16 years 100.0  40.8  18.9  59.6  20.4  13.8   6.2
17 to 18 years 100.0  41.7  17.3  59.0  21.1  13.7   6.2
19 to 20 years 100.0  36.3  17.0  53.3  24.4  15.6   6.7
21 to 25 years 100.0  34.4  17.1  51.6  24.8  16.7   7.0
Over 25 years 100.0  34.3  16.4  50.7  25.6  16.9   6.8
Total  100.0  38.1  18.3  56.4  21.8  15.0   6.8
Median length of stay (days)
12 years or under  43  54  41  29  39  41
13 to 14 years  44  53  44  29  40  43
15 to 16 years  42  51  42  28  38  34
17 to 18 years  41  50  42  26  36  32
19 to 20 years  38  49  42  22  35  34
21 to 25 years  39  49  43  25  36  30
Over 25 years  38  48  41  24  35  36
Total   42  51  42    27  37  36
Average length of stay (days)
12 years or under  75  82  79  60  66  89
13 to 14 years  74  80  83  56  65  79
15 to 16 years  70  76  79  56  65  65
17 to 18 years  69  78  83  49  58  62
19 to 20 years  65  75  80  43  60  69
21 to 25 years  68  78  86  49  56  69
Over 25 years  65  75  79  48  57  68
Total   70  78  81    52  62  73
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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