Table 6.3
Year 2004 discharges from LONG-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 28 States and jurisdictions that offered long-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 95,087 40,771 11,851 52,622 26,727 7,326 8,412
Number
Under 15 years  1,258    610    118    728    231   172   127
15 to 19 years 11,061  4,839  1,269  6,108  2,648 1,384   921
20 to 29 years 25,340  9,849  3,038 12,887  8,093 2,066 2,294
30 to 39 years 28,064 11,728  3,617 15,345  8,242 1,953 2,524
40 to 49 years 22,827 10,402  3,008 13,410  6,019 1,408 1,990
50 years and over  6,301  3,235    787  4,022  1,430   312   537
No. of discharges  94,851 40,663 11,837 52,500 26,663 7,295 8,393
Column percent
Under 15 years   1.3   1.5   1.0   1.4   0.9   2.4   1.5
15 to 19 years  11.7  11.9  10.7  11.6   9.9  19.0  11.0
20 to 29 years  26.7  24.2  25.7  24.5  30.4  28.3  27.3
30 to 39 years  29.6  28.8  30.6  29.2  30.9  26.8  30.1
40 to 49 years  24.1  25.6  25.4  25.5  22.6  19.3  23.7
50 years and over   6.6   8.0   6.6   7.7   5.4   4.3   6.4
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Row percent
Under 15 years 100.0  48.5   9.4  57.9  18.4  13.7  10.1
15 to 19 years 100.0  43.7  11.5  55.2  23.9  12.5   8.3
20 to 29 years 100.0  38.9  12.0  50.9  31.9   8.2   9.1
30 to 39 years 100.0  41.8  12.9  54.7  29.4   7.0   9.0
40 to 49 years 100.0  45.6  13.2  58.7  26.4   6.2   8.7
50 years and over 100.0  51.3  12.5  63.8  22.7   5.0   8.5
Total  100.0  42.9  12.5  55.3  28.1   7.7   8.8
Median length of stay (days)
Under 15 years  57  77  68  27  37  30
15 to 19 years  57  88  63  22  37  44
20 to 29 years  40  77  32  20  35  35
30 to 39 years  45  79  34  22  36  42
40 to 49 years  47  75  31  24  36  42
50 years and over  49  73  31  24  38  43
Total   46  78  35    21  36  41
Average length of stay (days)
Under 15 years  93 118 114  58  64  55
15 to 19 years  83 110  93  49  60  63
20 to 29 years  68  93  70  41  56  64
30 to 39 years  74  96  79  45  57  71
40 to 49 years  75  95  73  44  60  75
50 years and over  77  96  71  44  64  71
Total   74  97  77    44  58  69
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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