Table 5.6
Year 2004 discharges from SHORT-TERM RESIDENTIAL 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 25 States and jurisdictions that offered short-term residential 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 78,423 48,222 11,189 59,411 11,025 4,906 3,081
Number
No use in the past month  8,745  5,429  1,519  6,948    776   660   361
1-3 times in the past month  4,586  3,000    596  3,596    524   354   112
1-2 times per week  6,060  4,105    759  4,864    701   323   172
3-6 times per week 14,036  8,390  2,293 10,683  1,985   842   526
Daily 37,933 21,972  5,471 27,443  6,221 2,445 1,824
No. of discharges  71,360 42,896 10,638 53,534 10,207 4,624 2,995
Column percent
No use in the past month  12.3  12.7  14.3  13.0   7.6  14.3  12.1
1-3 times in the past month   6.4   7.0   5.6   6.7   5.1   7.7   3.7
1-2 times per week   8.5   9.6   7.1   9.1   6.9   7.0   5.7
3-6 times per week  19.7  19.6  21.6  20.0  19.4  18.2  17.6
Daily  53.2  51.2  51.4  51.3  60.9  52.9  60.9
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  62.1  17.4  79.5   8.9   7.5   4.1
1-3 times in the past month 100.0  65.4  13.0  78.4  11.4   7.7   2.4
1-2 times per week 100.0  67.7  12.5  80.3  11.6   5.3   2.8
3-6 times per week 100.0  59.8  16.3  76.1  14.1   6.0   3.7
Daily 100.0  57.9  14.4  72.3  16.4   6.4   4.8
Total  100.0  60.1  14.9  75.0  14.3   6.5   4.2
Median length of stay (days)
No use in the past month  27  28  22  12  19  13
1-3 times in the past month  21  25  21   8  14  10
1-2 times per week  19  21  20   7  14  10
3-6 times per week  20  26  16   7  14  10
Daily  19  23  19   7  12  10
Total   20  24  20     7  14  10
Average length of stay (days)
No use in the past month  36  34  46  29  43  32
1-3 times in the past month  28  28  36  20  31  15
1-2 times per week  24  24  30  18  22  27
3-6 times per week  24  27  21  17  25  18
Daily  23  26  25  15  24  19
Total   25  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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