Table 5.5
Year 2004 discharges from SHORT-TERM RESIDENTIAL 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 25 States and jurisdictions that offered short-term residential 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 78,423 48,222 11,189 59,411 11,025 4,906 3,081
Number
Alcohol 29,470 19,976  4,100 24,076  3,026 1,266 1,102
Opiates 11,644  6,232  1,781  8,013  2,456   716   459
Cocaine 17,200 10,265  2,668 12,933  2,419 1,089   759
Marijuana/hashish  8,767  5,062  1,190  6,252  1,210   994   311
Stimulants  9,634  5,729  1,174  6,903  1,654   730   347
Other/unknown  1,708    958    276  1,234    260   111   103
No. of discharges  78,423 48,222 11,189 59,411 11,025 4,906 3,081
Column percent
Alcohol  37.6  41.4  36.6  40.5  27.4  25.8  35.8
Opiates  14.8  12.9  15.9  13.5  22.3  14.6  14.9
Cocaine  21.9  21.3  23.8  21.8  21.9  22.2  24.6
Marijuana/hashish  11.2  10.5  10.6  10.5  11.0  20.3  10.1
Stimulants  12.3  11.9  10.5  11.6  15.0  14.9  11.3
Other/unknown   2.2   2.0   2.5   2.1   2.4   2.3   3.3
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Row percent
Alcohol 100.0  67.8  13.9  81.7  10.3   4.3   3.7
Opiates 100.0  53.5  15.3  68.8  21.1   6.1   3.9
Cocaine 100.0  59.7  15.5  75.2  14.1   6.3   4.4
Marijuana/hashish 100.0  57.7  13.6  71.3  13.8  11.3   3.5
Stimulants 100.0  59.5  12.2  71.7  17.2   7.6   3.6
Other/unknown 100.0  56.1  16.2  72.2  15.2   6.5   6.0
Total  100.0  61.5  14.3  75.8  14.1   6.3   3.9
Median length of stay (days)
Alcohol  20  22  17   8  14  12
Opiates  16  23  15   6  12   7
Cocaine  21  25  20   9  14   9
Marijuana/hashish  22  28  21   7  14  11
Stimulants  21  27  20   6  13  10
Other/unknown  18  22  20   5  14  10
Total   20  25  19     7  14  10
Average length of stay (days)
Alcohol  25  25  27  18  34  20
Opiates  22  25  25  12  23  13
Cocaine  27  28  31  20  32  21
Marijuana/hashish  31  34  33  21  24  24
Stimulants  25  29  27  13  20  23
Other/unknown  25  23  33  13  29  40
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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