Table 3.2
Year 2005 discharges from OUTPATIENT treatment1
by gender, 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.]
Gender Total Reason for discharge, transfer, or discontinuance of treatment
Completed Transferred Completed or
transferred
Dropped
out
Terminated Other
Total discharges 592,057 212,078 73,652 285,730 171,454 62,556 72,317
Number
Male 400,910 151,520 44,744 196,264 113,609 43,282 47,755
Female 190,952  60,487 28,906  89,393  57,802 19,251 24,506
No. of discharges  591,862 212,007 73,650 285,657 171,411 62,533 72,261
Column percent
Male  67.7  71.5  60.8  68.7  66.3  69.2  66.1
Female  32.3  28.5  39.2  31.3  33.7  30.8  33.9
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Row percent
Male 100.0  37.8  11.2  49.0  28.3  10.8  11.9
Female 100.0  31.7  15.1  46.8  30.3  10.1  12.8
Total  100.0  35.8  12.4  48.3  29.0  10.6  12.2
Median length of stay (days)
Male  78 115  36  46  62  69
Female  71 120  30  44  66  70
Total   76 117  34    45  64  69
Average length of stay (days)
Male 117 150  98  86  98 119
Female 118 159  95  88 108 125
Total  117 152  97    86 101 121
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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