Table 3.10
Year 2005 discharges from OUTPATIENT treatment1
by employment status (aged 16 and over), according to reason for discharge: TEDS 2005
Number, percent distribution, and median and average lengths of stay
[Based on linked admission and discharge data reported by 33 States and jurisdictions that offered outpatient substance abuse treatment and reported these data to TEDS.]
Employment status Total Reason for discharge, transfer, or discontinuance of treatment
Completed Transferred Completed or
transferred
Dropped
out
Terminated Other
Total discharges
aged 16 and over
562,223 201,091 69,594 270,685 163,852 59,629 68,057
Number
Employed 209,351  98,224 17,953 116,177  53,295 20,556 19,323
Full time 153,496  75,708 11,965  87,673  37,491 14,873 13,459
Part time  55,855  22,516  5,988  28,504  15,804  5,683  5,864
Unemployed 157,269  43,581 26,879  70,460  48,848 17,470 20,491
Not in labor force 175,334  54,258 23,703  77,961  58,524 18,431 20,418
No. of discharges  541,954 196,063 68,535 264,598 160,667 56,457 60,232
Column percent
Employed  38.6  50.1  26.2  43.9  33.2  36.4  32.1
Full time  28.3  38.6  17.5  33.1  23.3  26.3  22.3
Part time  10.3  11.5   8.7  10.8   9.8  10.1   9.7
Unemployed  29.0  22.2  39.2  26.6  30.4  30.9  34.0
Not in labor force  32.4  27.7  34.6  29.5  36.4  32.6  33.9
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Row percent
Employed 100.0  46.9   8.6  55.5  25.5   9.8   9.2
Full time 100.0  49.3   7.8  57.1  24.4   9.7   8.8
Part time 100.0  40.3  10.7  51.0  28.3  10.2  10.5
Unemployed 100.0  27.7  17.1  44.8  31.1  11.1  13.0
Not in labor force 100.0  30.9  13.5  44.5  33.4  10.5  11.6
Total  100.0  36.2  12.6  48.8  29.6  10.4  11.1
Median length of stay (days)
Employed  86 117  45  47  64  67
Full time  88 119  48  48  64  65
Part time  78 113  41  44  64  70
Unemployed  59 113  19  38  56  59
Not in labor force  71 121  37  48  59  71
Total   74 118  31    44  60  65
Average length of stay (days)
Employed 121 148 114  84  97 115
Full time 123 148 119  85  97 113
Part time 116 145 106  82  98 119
Unemployed 102 148  78  77  92 106
Not in labor force 121 167 102  92 101 124
Total  116 153  96    85  97 115
1 Excludes records where opioid replacement therapy was planned.
SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS). Data received through 10.03.06.

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