Table 6.7
Year 2004 discharges from LONG-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 28 States and jurisdictions that offered long-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 95,087 40,771 11,851 52,622 26,727 7,326 8,412
Number
12 years or under  9,933  4,398  1,468  5,866  2,112 1,283   672
13 to 14 years 11,494  5,130  1,655  6,785  2,581 1,401   727
15 to 16 years 11,376  5,145  1,664  6,809  2,523 1,282   762
17 to 18 years  7,898  3,435  1,063  4,498  1,882   967   551
19 to 20 years  4,498  1,966    581  2,547  1,113   524   314
21 to 25 years  7,144  3,088    853  3,941  1,824   801   578
Over 25 years  7,757  3,473  1,030  4,503  1,813   840   601
No. of discharges  60,100 26,635  8,314 34,949 13,848 7,098 4,205
Column percent
12 years or under  16.5  16.5  17.7  16.8  15.3  18.1  16.0
13 to 14 years  19.1  19.3  19.9  19.4  18.6  19.7  17.3
15 to 16 years  18.9  19.3  20.0  19.5  18.2  18.1  18.1
17 to 18 years  13.1  12.9  12.8  12.9  13.6  13.6  13.1
19 to 20 years   7.5   7.4   7.0   7.3   8.0   7.4   7.5
21 to 25 years  11.9  11.6  10.3  11.3  13.2  11.3  13.7
Over 25 years  12.9  13.0  12.4  12.9  13.1  11.8  14.3
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Row percent
12 years or under 100.0  44.3  14.8  59.1  21.3  12.9   6.8
13 to 14 years 100.0  44.6  14.4  59.0  22.5  12.2   6.3
15 to 16 years 100.0  45.2  14.6  59.9  22.2  11.3   6.7
17 to 18 years 100.0  43.5  13.5  57.0  23.8  12.2   7.0
19 to 20 years 100.0  43.7  12.9  56.6  24.7  11.6   7.0
21 to 25 years 100.0  43.2  11.9  55.2  25.5  11.2   8.1
Over 25 years 100.0  44.8  13.3  58.1  23.4  10.8   7.7
Total  100.0  44.3  13.8  58.2  23.0  11.8   7.0
Median length of stay (days)
12 years or under  48  73  37  21  35  46
13 to 14 years  47  73  36  23  37  44
15 to 16 years  41  62  30  21  36  42
17 to 18 years  40  62  29  21  37  44
19 to 20 years  43  69  31  22  34  55
21 to 25 years  43  68  32  23  37  39
Over 25 years  45  68  35  24  34  45
Total   44  67  32    22  36  44
Average length of stay (days)
12 years or under  81  99  92  51  60  76
13 to 14 years  80 100  83  53  60  72
15 to 16 years  73  88  79  47  57  69
17 to 18 years  72  90  71  48  57  74
19 to 20 years  75  92  84  50  50  84
21 to 25 years  73  92  72  47  59  73
Over 25 years  75  92  75  47  58  82
Total   76  94  80    49  58  75
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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