Table 8.11
Year 2004 discharges from DETOXIFICATION1
by education (aged 18 and over), 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 26 States and jurisdictions that offered substance abuse detoxification and reported these data to TEDS.]
Years of education Total Reason for discharge, transfer, or discontinuance of treatment
Completed Transferred Completed or
transferred
Dropped
out
Terminated Other
Total discharges
aged 18 and over
208,822 129,892 28,399 158,291 34,295 4,442 11,794
Number
0 to 8 years  14,111   9,045  1,791  10,836  2,634   297    344
9 to 11 years  46,918  28,167  6,989  35,156  8,692 1,128  1,942
12 years (or GED)  96,461  61,601 12,146  73,747 16,159 2,127  4,428
More than 12 years  46,059  28,776  6,796  35,572  6,306   733  3,448
No. of discharges  203,549 127,589 27,722 155,311 33,791 4,285 10,162
Column percent
0 to 8 years   6.9   7.1   6.5   7.0   7.8   6.9   3.4
9 to 11 years  23.0  22.1  25.2  22.6  25.7  26.3  19.1
12 years (or GED)  47.4  48.3  43.8  47.5  47.8  49.6  43.6
More than 12 years  22.6  22.6  24.5  22.9  18.7  17.1  33.9
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Row percent
0 to 8 years 100.0  64.1  12.7  76.8  18.7   2.1   2.4
9 to 11 years 100.0  60.0  14.9  74.9  18.5   2.4   4.1
12 years (or GED) 100.0  63.9  12.6  76.5  16.8   2.2   4.6
More than 12 years 100.0  62.5  14.8  77.2  13.7   1.6   7.5
Total  100.0  62.7  13.6  76.3  16.6   2.1   5.0
Median length of stay (days)
0 to 8 years   3   3   4   2   2   2
9 to 11 years   3   4   4   2   2   1
12 years (or GED)   3   3   4   2   2   1
More than 12 years   3   3   4   2   2   1
Total    3   3   4     2   2   1
Average length of stay (days)
0 to 8 years   9   7  17   9  13  18
9 to 11 years  13  10  27  15  19  11
12 years (or GED)  10   8  23  11  13   7
More than 12 years  11   8  22  14  18   5
Total   11   8  23    13  16   8
1 Includes free-standing residential detoxification (n = 189,870; 90 percent), hospital detoxification (n = 14,672; 7 percent), and ambulatory detoxification (n = 6,619; 3 percent). 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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