Table C.2
OUTPATIENT treatment discharges:
Average length of stay in treatment (mean), maximum length of stay, and standard deviation of the mean: TEDS 2004
OUTPATIENT: Gender 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
All 107.2 137.8 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
Male 107.1 135.8 78.9 82.6 91.5 108.4 1,457 1,457 1,415 1,443 1,401 1,341 130.2 129.6 135.5 119.8 128.5 132.3
Female 107.5 142.7 74.0 80.7 98.3 120.1 1,440 1,430 1,410 1,402 1,440 1,371 138.5 142.8 135.4 118.7 143.2 144.3
OUTPATIENT: Age 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
All 107.2 137.8 76.9 82.0 93.4 112.3 1,457 1,457 1,415 1,443 1,440 1,371 132.9 133.5 135.1 119.5 132.8 136.5
<15 122.5 140.0 101.7 104.3 110.5 124.8 1,378 1,318 1,277 1,378 1,335 1,123 148.5 145.4 168.1 139.8 157.6 147.2
15-19 102.6 124.3 74.5 83.0 87.9 110.4 1,426 1,426 1,405 1,330 1,294 1,218 122.4 122.3 121.6 111.6 123.7 130.3
20-29 103.2 135.5 71.6 76.9 91.5 107.3 1,440 1,421 1,401 1,404 1,440 1,341 126.9 128.1 126.1 114.8 125.2 129.5
30-39 108.9 144.9 79.4 81.2 93.8 116.0 1,430 1,430 1,410 1,426 1,388 1,356 138.7 140.9 144.5 121.7 136.3 141.4
40-49 111.1 145.0 77.8 85.7 95.6 114.1 1,457 1,457 1,415 1,402 1,353 1,371 138.1 138.8 136.6 124.4 139.3 142.2
50+ 112.4 135.3 82.4 87.0 104.4 115.0 1,443 1,309 1,389 1,443 1,401 1,300 136.4 133.1 139.4 126.1 149.0 140.0
OUTPATIENT: Race/ethnicity 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
All 107.3 137.9 77.1 81.9 93.5 112.6 1,457 1,457 1,415 1,443 1,440 1,371 133.0 133.7 135.5 119.2 133.0 136.7
White 107.8 133.7 78.5 81.6 96.1 112.4 1,451 1,451 1,410 1,443 1,440 1,371 133.3 133.7 134.1 121.0 130.6 138.7
Black 104.8 138.3 72.9 85.2 97.3 112.4 1,457 1,457 1,415 1,426 1,388 1,356 140.7 137.4 143.6 129.7 144.7 145.8
Hispanic 109.2 155.5 72.7 79.4 67.8 117.8 1,393 1,393 1,389 1,323 1,084 1,288 121.8 128.7 124.3 104.3 95.0 117.4
Other 107.0 144.1 92.8 79.7 77.9 105.0 1,360 1,360 1,215 1,286 1,096 1,220 123.9 128.8 127.1 108.0 129.3 121.4
OUTPATIENT: Primary substance 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
All 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
Alcohol 110.6 131.5 80.4 86.3 101.9 105.8 1,457 1,457 1,410 1,443 1,401 1,371 133.8 127.9 140.6 129.5 139.3 139.6
Opiates 99.4 146.5 71.0 81.8 83.1 118.7 1,415 1,359 1,415 1,396 1,214 1,316 148.0 153.5 153.0 130.5 133.1 164.1
Cocaine 100.6 148.7 71.0 81.2 85.4 102.6 1,380 1,380 1,281 1,340 1,172 1,333 138.0 147.9 137.3 125.1 128.0 131.7
Marijuana 103.6 130.4 79.0 82.6 87.3 107.4 1,405 1,358 1,405 1,394 1,335 1,356 124.6 124.5 129.7 115.7 118.7 130.3
Stimulants 108.0 174.0 76.5 73.2 78.5 119.6 1,440 1,430 1,311 1,332 1,440 1,177 127.0 147.5 110.0 96.8 107.3 129.0
Other/unk 123.0 126.2 88.6 101.3 155.0 127.9 1,352 1,231 1,202 1,321 1,352 1,295 141.7 135.9 149.5 132.3 201.3 134.9
OUTPATIENT: Frequency 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
All 105.8 139.3 76.7 81.3 92.1 104.1 1,457 1,457 1,415 1,443 1,440 1,371 131.7 134.2 135.3 118.3 129.3 130.2
No past mth 111.6 136.5 87.7 86.6 94.9 104.2 1,430 1,430 1,415 1,404 1,304 1,356 126.0 125.6 132.8 117.0 123.0 124.8
1-3 past mth 104.6 134.9 76.4 78.8 91.9 104.4 1,417 1,417 1,410 1,329 1,249 1,220 127.6 132.0 123.0 113.4 123.1 132.1
1-2 past wk 107.5 144.8 80.5 80.2 95.6 103.2 1,440 1,374 1,405 1,323 1,440 1,341 132.0 134.1 137.7 117.9 130.6 130.4
3-6 past wk 101.0 146.2 65.6 79.6 89.8 102.8 1,443 1,428 1,388 1,443 1,401 1,371 138.5 147.4 131.4 122.5 137.4 138.1
Daily 95.7 147.9 67.6 76.4 86.6 104.8 1,457 1,457 1,401 1,426 1,353 1,300 142.5 159.6 143.6 121.5 138.8 139.0
OUTPATIENT: Age at 1st use 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
All 102.0 125.7 73.0 81.3 91.7 102.3 1,451 1,451 1,415 1,426 1,440 1,371 133.2 127.7 139.4 127.8 129.7 143.6
12 & under 109.0 132.4 77.8 88.3 91.3 135.5 1,428 1,428 1,388 1,394 1,388 1,304 148.1 140.8 142.5 141.9 136.4 176.1
13-14 101.0 125.4 75.3 83.9 88.5 99.7 1,426 1,393 1,343 1,426 1,294 1,316 133.6 127.9 141.1 133.2 126.8 138.8
15-16 100.7 123.0 71.8 80.1 93.9 91.1 1,440 1,430 1,415 1,404 1,440 1,371 130.8 125.9 140.6 126.9 132.7 129.7
17-18 101.8 122.3 72.9 80.7 95.0 88.0 1,396 1,362 1,329 1,396 1,304 1,333 127.7 119.8 138.7 128.1 132.8 128.0
19-20 101.7 126.9 75.4 75.6 91.1 96.2 1,410 1,357 1,410 1,267 1,112 1,300 130.6 125.9 147.8 116.4 125.3 142.2
21-25 99.9 128.3 69.0 75.2 89.8 96.9 1,451 1,451 1,401 1,402 1,096 1,243 127.0 128.3 130.3 112.5 120.2 131.7
26+ 98.7 128.3 65.9 78.2 90.9 104.4 1,322 1,322 1,311 1,301 1,164 1,236 129.5 129.4 131.8 113.9 122.8 142.8
OUTPATIENT: Prior treatment 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
All 104.9 140.1 77.4 80.7 91.1 98.4 1,457 1,457 1,415 1,443 1,440 1,356 134.1 136.9 136.0 119.7 132.7 134.2
No prior 106.5 136.9 80.5 81.3 96.0 99.4 1,443 1,430 1,415 1,443 1,440 1,341 136.7 137.0 141.6 123.4 141.2 138.6
1 prior 104.1 144.2 74.9 80.9 78.0 100.6 1,451 1,451 1,405 1,336 1,401 1,356 131.1 136.5 131.5 117.6 117.9 129.1
2 prior 102.6 145.5 74.4 78.3 87.0 94.8 1,376 1,357 1,307 1,376 1,353 1,300 130.0 138.4 131.3 109.9 122.9 126.7
3 prior 101.7 145.8 74.4 77.3 88.0 98.3 1,457 1,457 1,196 1,236 1,112 1,177 125.4 133.2 126.5 106.9 112.3 127.5
4 prior 98.9 143.3 74.8 78.5 82.4 93.3 1,395 1,300 1,272 1,395 1,227 1,189 127.2 131.3 124.6 115.1 106.9 138.9
5+ prior 103.8 138.0 74.8 83.3 128.3 92.6 1,391 1,287 1,292 1,391 1,096 1,333 141.9 142.0 135.8 127.2 164.0 136.4
OUTPATIENT: Referral source 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
All 107.2 138.4 76.7 82.2 92.0 112.2 1,457 1,457 1,415 1,443 1,440 1,371 132.8 133.6 135.3 119.7 130.7 136.2
Individual 101.1 132.5 71.1 76.2 96.9 117.0 1,440 1,396 1,343 1,426 1,440 1,356 141.0 146.5 147.7 124.9 142.6 139.7
Crim justice 110.8 140.8 79.4 84.5 91.3 103.3 1,451 1,451 1,415 1,443 1,388 1,333 127.0 128.5 125.3 114.7 122.5 128.2
A/D care prov 97.4 134.0 69.6 76.6 77.7 95.3 1,457 1,457 1,253 1,395 1,173 1,236 129.6 130.5 135.6 116.4 127.6 130.8
Other hlth care 114.8 146.0 84.6 87.7 104.2 147.9 1,428 1,428 1,324 1,394 1,401 1,243 160.2 169.7 162.5 144.4 162.1 155.4
School 124.6 140.9 105.6 100.4 106.5 141.7 1,362 1,318 1,362 1,268 1,016 1,200 145.5 148.3 163.0 132.3 137.1 148.8
Employer 97.9 110.9 70.7 78.8 106.5 85.9 1,371 1,084 875 1,310 1,267 1,371 123.1 108.4 126.3 127.6 152.8 145.9
Oth community 98.1 131.4 71.9 79.2 79.6 107.1 1,329 1,274 1,308 1,329 1,138 1,211 126.1 128.1 126.6 113.4 123.1 132.2
OUTPATIENT: Employment 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
All 106.3 138.8 77.3 81.4 89.8 106.0 1,457 1,457 1,415 1,443 1,440 1,371 131.8 133.5 135.5 118.9 126.1 133.6
Employed 112.3 136.6 86.8 83.7 94.3 105.4 1,443 1,426 1,410 1,443 1,440 1,371 127.3 125.0 136.3 119.5 119.6 132.5
Full time 113.5 136.2 86.9 84.6 96.1 103.2 1,440 1,417 1,329 1,402 1,440 1,371 125.7 122.5 134.2 118.8 121.2 132.0
Part time 109.4 137.6 86.7 82.0 89.5 110.5 1,443 1,426 1,410 1,443 1,401 1,300 131.2 132.7 140.1 120.8 115.0 133.4
Unemployed 99.0 143.9 66.1 77.2 83.7 100.5 1,430 1,430 1,405 1,426 1,353 1,333 132.1 141.9 128.2 116.4 124.5 127.7
Not in lab force 106.7 138.0 83.0 83.5 91.3 112.2 1,457 1,457 1,415 1,396 1,352 1,356 136.0 138.7 141.7 120.7 134.3 139.9
OUTPATIENT: Education 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
All 106.1 138.2 76.8 81.5 93.1 104.7 1,457 1,457 1,415 1,443 1,440 1,371 132.2 133.2 135.0 119.2 132.7 133.7
0-8 110.6 141.2 84.3 89.1 95.1 109.0 1,443 1,393 1,324 1,443 1,353 1,220 138.8 135.1 146.3 130.8 142.3 139.1
9-11 102.8 137.5 71.9 79.8 91.6 106.6 1,451 1,451 1,405 1,404 1,352 1,356 129.9 132.8 129.6 114.2 131.8 134.3
12 or GED 106.8 138.6 79.3 80.4 93.4 103.4 1,457 1,457 1,415 1,426 1,440 1,341 131.4 132.2 137.6 118.0 131.3 130.8
>12 108.3 136.7 77.2 83.9 94.9 101.6 1,401 1,371 1,401 1,394 1,197 1,371 134.8 135.1 133.2 125.7 131.7 136.0
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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