Table 5.7
Year 2004 discharges from SHORT-TERM RESIDENTIAL 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 25 States and jurisdictions that offered short-term residential 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 78,423 48,222 11,189 59,411 11,025 4,906 3,081
Number
12 years or under  9,008  5,099  1,659  6,758  1,112   788   350
13 to 14 years 10,835  6,543  1,510  8,053  1,494   889   399
15 to 16 years 13,289  8,133  1,957 10,090  1,728   917   554
17 to 18 years 10,214  6,251  1,546  7,797  1,411   614   392
19 to 20 years  5,737  3,372    889  4,261    858   352   266
21 to 25 years  8,967  5,306  1,411  6,717  1,325   540   385
Over 25 years 11,448  6,923  1,795  8,718  1,670   606   454
No. of discharges  69,498 41,627 10,767 52,394  9,598 4,706 2,800
Column percent
12 years or under  13.0  12.2  15.4  12.9  11.6  16.7  12.5
13 to 14 years  15.6  15.7  14.0  15.4  15.6  18.9  14.3
15 to 16 years  19.1  19.5  18.2  19.3  18.0  19.5  19.8
17 to 18 years  14.7  15.0  14.4  14.9  14.7  13.0  14.0
19 to 20 years   8.3   8.1   8.3   8.1   8.9   7.5   9.5
21 to 25 years  12.9  12.7  13.1  12.8  13.8  11.5  13.8
Over 25 years  16.5  16.6  16.7  16.6  17.4  12.9  16.2
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Row percent
12 years or under 100.0  56.6  18.4  75.0  12.3   8.7   3.9
13 to 14 years 100.0  60.4  13.9  74.3  13.8   8.2   3.7
15 to 16 years 100.0  61.2  14.7  75.9  13.0   6.9   4.2
17 to 18 years 100.0  61.2  15.1  76.3  13.8   6.0   3.8
19 to 20 years 100.0  58.8  15.5  74.3  15.0   6.1   4.6
21 to 25 years 100.0  59.2  15.7  74.9  14.8   6.0   4.3
Over 25 years 100.0  60.5  15.7  76.2  14.6   5.3   4.0
Total  100.0  59.9  15.5  75.4  13.8   6.8   4.0
Median length of stay (days)
12 years or under  20  23  18   8  14  11
13 to 14 years  21  25  20   7  14  12
15 to 16 years  20  24  19   7  14  10
17 to 18 years  20  24  19   7  14  12
19 to 20 years  20  23  18   7  12   9
21 to 25 years  20  24  20   7  12  10
Over 25 years  20  25  19   7  13   9
Total   20  24  19     7  14  10
Average length of stay (days)
12 years or under  27  28  31  18  30  26
13 to 14 years  29  29  32  23  32  22
15 to 16 years  26  27  29  18  31  18
17 to 18 years  25  26  26  17  26  18
19 to 20 years  24  26  25  17  22  19
21 to 25 years  25  27  28  13  23  20
Over 25 years  24  27  25  14  23  19
Total   26  27  28    17  28  20
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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