Table 5.3
Year 2004 discharges from SHORT-TERM RESIDENTIAL treatment1
by age 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 25 States and jurisdictions that offered short-term residential substance abuse treatment and reported these data to TEDS.]
Age at admission Total Reason for discharge, transfer, or discontinuance of treatment
Completed Transferred Completed or
transferred
Dropped
out
Terminated Other
Total discharges 78,423 48,222 11,189 59,411 11,025 4,906 3,081
Number
Under 15 years    534    277     61    338     91    82    23
15 to 19 years  6,628  3,791    740  4,531  1,055   800   242
20 to 29 years 21,586 12,274  3,167 15,441  3,501 1,704   940
30 to 39 years 22,362 13,595  3,415 17,010  3,238 1,211   903
40 to 49 years 20,576 13,480  2,983 16,463  2,466   898   749
50 years and over  6,563  4,679    811  5,490    648   203   222
No. of discharges  78,249 48,096 11,177 59,273 10,999 4,898 3,079
Column percent
Under 15 years   0.7   0.6   0.5   0.6   0.8   1.7   0.7
15 to 19 years   8.5   7.9   6.6   7.6   9.6  16.3   7.9
20 to 29 years  27.6  25.5  28.3  26.1  31.8  34.8  30.5
30 to 39 years  28.6  28.3  30.6  28.7  29.4  24.7  29.3
40 to 49 years  26.3  28.0  26.7  27.8  22.4  18.3  24.3
50 years and over   8.4   9.7   7.3   9.3   5.9   4.1   7.2
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Row percent
Under 15 years 100.0  51.9  11.4  63.3  17.0  15.4   4.3
15 to 19 years 100.0  57.2  11.2  68.4  15.9  12.1   3.7
20 to 29 years 100.0  56.9  14.7  71.5  16.2   7.9   4.4
30 to 39 years 100.0  60.8  15.3  76.1  14.5   5.4   4.0
40 to 49 years 100.0  65.5  14.5  80.0  12.0   4.4   3.6
50 years and over 100.0  71.3  12.4  83.7   9.9   3.1   3.4
Total  100.0  61.5  14.3  75.7  14.1   6.3   3.9
Median length of stay (days)
Under 15 years  22  29  25   6  14  21
15 to 19 years  23  28  20   8  14  12
20 to 29 years  20  25  19   6  14   9
30 to 39 years  20  24  19   7  14  10
40 to 49 years  20  23  19   8  13  10
50 years and over  21  24  18   7  13  12
Total   20  25  19     7  14  10
Average length of stay (days)
Under 15 years  33  39  43  19  21  33
15 to 19 years  30  34  32  21  23  27
20 to 29 years  25  27  28  15  25  18
30 to 39 years  26  27  28  17  34  20
40 to 49 years  25  26  26  17  28  22
50 years and over  24  25  29  15  27  23
Total   26  27  28    17  28  21
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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