Table C.1
All discharges: Average length of stay in treatment (mean), maximum length of stay, and standard deviation of the mean,
by type of service: TEDS 2004
Type of service Mean Maximum Standard deviation
All Com-
plete
Trans-
fer
Drop
out
Termi-
nated
Other All Com-
plete
Trans-
fer
Drop
out
Termi-
nated
Other All Com-
plete
Trans-
fer
Drop
out
Termi-
nated
Other
Outpatient 107.3 137.8  77.0  81.9  93.5 112.4 1,457 1,457 1,415 1,443 1,440 1,371 133.0 133.6 135.5 119.5 133.0 136.6
Intensive o/p  72.3  81.6  81.1  54.9  61.3  78.7 1,458 1,458 1,457 1,435 1,417 1,279 102.0  90.7 138.7  90.5  80.1 114.2
Short-term  25.7  27.3  28.1  16.6  27.6  20.9 1,378 1,323 1,369 1,378 1,355   836  49.1  45.5  59.3  44.5  64.5  46.5
Long-term  74.1  97.0  76.5  43.9  58.0  68.9 1,417 1,401 1,392 1,417 1,325 1,115  97.1  99.3 122.5  77.0  80.7  86.4
Hospital  29.5  30.3  16.6  38.6  29.6  44.3 1,398 1,398   964 1,141 1,023   315  94.9 101.5  57.0  94.7  96.2  72.9
Detox  11.4   8.1  23.1  12.6  15.8  14.3 1,446 1,406 1,416 1,446 1,364 1,081  67.9  50.8 108.8  79.9  74.0  59.6
Methadone 154.3 143.8 180.4 124.0 227.5 198.8 1,455 1,417 1,437 1,455 1,448 1,450 242.2 237.4 274.6 210.9 267.4 273.7
Outpatient 224.2 270.2 236.8 186.6 238.8 276.8 1,455 1,417 1,437 1,455 1,448 1,450 272.8 290.6 297.4 243.3 272.3 296.5
Detoxification  37.2  34.6  54.6  33.9 108.6  31.7 1,349 1,249 1,272 1,349   890 1,205 104.2  89.7 152.9  97.8 138.9  78.2
Other  71.0  70.4 116.9  49.4  48.0  78.1 1,263 1,124 1,263 1,197   379 1,031 147.3 120.4 231.1 128.5  68.1 174.0
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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