Table 6.6
Year 2004 discharges from LONG-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 28 States and jurisdictions that offered long-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 95,087 40,771 11,851 52,622 26,727 7,326 8,412
Number
No use in the past month 21,624 10,037  2,500 12,537  4,966 2,121 2,000
1-3 times in the past month  7,344  3,326    911  4,237  1,964   543   600
1-2 times per week  6,996  2,997    910  3,907  1,979   507   603
3-6 times per week 12,084  4,934  1,570  6,504  3,518   898 1,164
Daily 40,085 15,338  5,471 20,809 13,118 2,691 3,467
No. of discharges  88,133 36,632 11,362 47,994 25,545 6,760 7,834
Column percent
No use in the past month  24.5  27.4  22.0  26.1  19.4  31.4  25.5
1-3 times in the past month   8.3   9.1   8.0   8.8   7.7   8.0   7.7
1-2 times per week   7.9   8.2   8.0   8.1   7.7   7.5   7.7
3-6 times per week  13.7  13.5  13.8  13.6  13.8  13.3  14.9
Daily  45.5  41.9  48.2  43.4  51.4  39.8  44.3
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  46.4  11.6  58.0  23.0   9.8   9.2
1-3 times in the past month 100.0  45.3  12.4  57.7  26.7   7.4   8.2
1-2 times per week 100.0  42.8  13.0  55.8  28.3   7.2   8.6
3-6 times per week 100.0  40.8  13.0  53.8  29.1   7.4   9.6
Daily 100.0  38.3  13.6  51.9  32.7   6.7   8.6
Total  100.0  41.6  12.9  54.5  29.0   7.7   8.9
Median length of stay (days)
No use in the past month  61  89  50  28  42  48
1-3 times in the past month  48  75  32  21  34  41
1-2 times per week  42  73  33  20  30  35
3-6 times per week  41  69  31  19  29  39
Daily  39  76  32  20  35  38
Total   46  81  35    21  36  40
Average length of stay (days)
No use in the past month  87 111  88  52  65  78
1-3 times in the past month  74  97  69  43  58  70
1-2 times per week  67  88  75  39  48  63
3-6 times per week  69  91  76  40  52  61
Daily  69  94  73  43  56  64
Total   74  98  77    44  58  67
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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