Table 4.9
Year 2004 discharges from INTENSIVE OUTPATIENT treatment1
by treatment referral source, 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.]
Treatment referral source 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
Self- or individual  32,014 11,419  5,043 16,462  8,489  4,786 2,277
Criminal justice/DUI  41,993 16,888  8,105 24,993  7,564  6,269 3,167
Substance abuse treatmt provider  10,174  3,330  2,361  5,691  2,601    988   894
Other health care provider   7,872  2,646  1,550  4,196  2,173  1,022   481
School   1,195    399    205    604    301    119   171
Employer   1,378    777    163    940    245    147    46
Other community referral  16,347  6,209  2,630  8,839  4,330  2,139 1,039
No. of discharges  110,973 41,668 20,057 61,725 25,703 15,470 8,075
Column percent
Self- or individual  28.8  27.4  25.1  26.7  33.0  30.9  28.2
Criminal justice/DUI  37.8  40.5  40.4  40.5  29.4  40.5  39.2
Substance abuse treatmt provider   9.2   8.0  11.8   9.2  10.1   6.4  11.1
Other health care provider   7.1   6.4   7.7   6.8   8.5   6.6   6.0
School   1.1   1.0   1.0   1.0   1.2   0.8   2.1
Employer   1.2   1.9   0.8   1.5   1.0   1.0   0.6
Other community referral  14.7  14.9  13.1  14.3  16.8  13.8  12.9
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Row percent
Self- or individual 100.0  35.7  15.8  51.4  26.5  14.9   7.1
Criminal justice/DUI 100.0  40.2  19.3  59.5  18.0  14.9   7.5
Substance abuse treatmt provider 100.0  32.7  23.2  55.9  25.6   9.7   8.8
Other health care provider 100.0  33.6  19.7  53.3  27.6  13.0   6.1
School 100.0  33.4  17.2  50.5  25.2  10.0  14.3
Employer 100.0  56.4  11.8  68.2  17.8  10.7   3.3
Other community referral 100.0  38.0  16.1  54.1  26.5  13.1   6.4
Total  100.0  37.5  18.1  55.6  23.2  13.9   7.3
Median length of stay (days)
Self- or individual  34  42  37  22  31  37
Criminal justice/DUI  51  62  47  35  46  44
Substance abuse treatmt provider  31  40  31  23  26  29
Other health care provider  35  42  45  23  29  43
School  56  74  37  51  42  70
Employer  44  49  40  31  34  50
Other community referral  44  57  48  30  37  44
Total   42  52  42    28  37  41
Average length of stay (days)
Self- or individual  64  68  88  46  54  83
Criminal justice/DUI  81  92  79  68  71  77
Substance abuse treatmt provider  52  60  54  43  44  53
Other health care provider  72  77  99  49  57  91
School  91 102  78  81  78 108
Employer  64  68  62  57  43  94
Other community referral  76  90  89  57  60  77
Total   72  82  81    55  61  78
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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