Table 3.11
Year 2005 discharges from OUTPATIENT treatment1
by years of education (aged 18 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.]
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
522,204 185,861 64,986 250,847 152,713 55,615 63,029
Number
Fewer than 12 years 173,010  53,999 23,179  77,178  56,383 19,314 20,135
12 years (or GED) 220,677  82,715 26,665 109,380  64,657 22,618 24,022
More than 12 years 108,820  44,575 13,748  58,323  29,241 10,028 11,228
No. of discharges  502,507 181,289 63,592 244,881 150,281 51,960 55,385
Column percent
Fewer than 12 years  34.4  29.8  36.4  31.5  37.5  37.2  36.4
12 years (or GED)  43.9  45.6  41.9  44.7  43.0  43.5  43.4
More than 12 years  21.7  24.6  21.6  23.8  19.5  19.3  20.3
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Row percent
Fewer than 12 years 100.0  31.2  13.4  44.6  32.6  11.2  11.6
12 years (or GED) 100.0  37.5  12.1  49.6  29.3  10.2  10.9
More than 12 years 100.0  41.0  12.6  53.6  26.9   9.2  10.3
Total  100.0  36.1  12.7  48.7  29.9  10.3  11.0
Median length of stay (days)
Fewer than 12 years  66 121  24  42  57  55
12 years (or GED)  76 119  33  45  60  64
More than 12 years  79 118  32  46  64  64
Total   73 120  29    44  59  60
Average length of stay (days)
Fewer than 12 years 110 157  87  82  94 104
12 years (or GED) 118 155 102  87  97 116
More than 12 years 123 157 102  89 102 120
Total  116 156  96    85  97 112
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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