Table 6.5
Year 2004 discharges from LONG-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 28 States and jurisdictions that offered long-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 95,087 40,771 11,851 52,622 26,727 7,326 8,412
Number
Alcohol 25,451 12,283  3,149 15,432  6,136 1,861 2,022
Opiates 14,641  5,573  1,527  7,100  4,943 1,473 1,125
Cocaine 21,565  8,758  3,072 11,830  6,078 1,670 1,987
Marijuana/hashish 12,735  5,708  1,578  7,286  2,948 1,519   982
Stimulants 18,118  7,383  2,268  9,651  6,113   639 1,715
Other/unknown  2,577  1,066    257  1,323    509   164   581
No. of discharges  95,087 40,771 11,851 52,622 26,727 7,326 8,412
Column percent
Alcohol  26.8  30.1  26.6  29.3  23.0  25.4  24.0
Opiates  15.4  13.7  12.9  13.5  18.5  20.1  13.4
Cocaine  22.7  21.5  25.9  22.5  22.7  22.8  23.6
Marijuana/hashish  13.4  14.0  13.3  13.8  11.0  20.7  11.7
Stimulants  19.1  18.1  19.1  18.3  22.9   8.7  20.4
Other/unknown   2.7   2.6   2.2   2.5   1.9   2.2   6.9
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Row percent
Alcohol 100.0  48.3  12.4  60.6  24.1   7.3   7.9
Opiates 100.0  38.1  10.4  48.5  33.8  10.1   7.7
Cocaine 100.0  40.6  14.2  54.9  28.2   7.7   9.2
Marijuana/hashish 100.0  44.8  12.4  57.2  23.1  11.9   7.7
Stimulants 100.0  40.7  12.5  53.3  33.7   3.5   9.5
Other/unknown 100.0  41.4  10.0  51.3  19.8   6.4  22.5
Total  100.0  42.9  12.5  55.3  28.1   7.7   8.8
Median length of stay (days)
Alcohol  45  71  30  24  38  40
Opiates  43  80  41  21  38  44
Cocaine  44  75  31  23  33  42
Marijuana/hashish  55  84  46  21  36  44
Stimulants  46  89  42  18  34  34
Other/unknown  45  64  46  22  34  42
Total   46  79  35    21  36  41
Average length of stay (days)
Alcohol  73  90  71  45  59  67
Opiates  72 100  77  44  56  70
Cocaine  78 100  82  49  58  74
Marijuana/hashish  82 106  85  49  62  72
Stimulants  67  96  69  35  50  59
Other/unknown  79  96  80  47  72  80
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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