Table 4.4
Year 2005 discharges from INTENSIVE OUTPATIENT treatment1
by race/ethnicity, 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 32 States and jurisdictions that offered intensive outpatient substance abuse treatment and reported these data to TEDS.]
Race/ethnicity Total Reason for discharge, transfer, or discontinuance of treatment
Completed Transferred Completed or
transferred
Dropped
out
Terminated Other
Total discharges 134,703 48,718 24,964 73,682 32,567 17,152 11,302
Number
White (non-Hispanic)  79,298 32,169 13,746 45,915 17,058  9,580  6,745
Black (non-Hispanic)  34,948  9,242  7,302 16,544 10,315  5,111  2,978
Hispanic origin  12,682  4,409  2,277  6,686  3,421  1,507  1,068
Other   6,929  2,642  1,416  4,058  1,622    855    394
No. of discharges  133,857 48,462 24,741 73,203 32,416 17,053 11,185
Column percent
White (non-Hispanic)  59.2  66.4  55.6  62.7  52.6  56.2  60.3
Black (non-Hispanic)  26.1  19.1  29.5  22.6  31.8  30.0  26.6
Hispanic origin   9.5   9.1   9.2   9.1  10.6   8.8   9.5
Other   5.2   5.5   5.7   5.5   5.0   5.0   3.5
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Row percent
White (non-Hispanic) 100.0  40.6  17.3  57.9  21.5  12.1   8.5
Black (non-Hispanic) 100.0  26.4  20.9  47.3  29.5  14.6   8.5
Hispanic origin 100.0  34.8  18.0  52.7  27.0  11.9   8.4
Other 100.0  38.1  20.4  58.6  23.4  12.3   5.7
Total  100.0  36.2  18.5  54.7  24.2  12.7   8.4
Median length of stay (days)
White (non-Hispanic)  45  56  43  28  43  43
Black (non-Hispanic)  47  71  49  32  42  44
Hispanic origin  52  65  52  33  46  63
Other  46  57  49  29  30  49
Total   46  59  45    30  42  44
Average length of stay (days)
White (non-Hispanic)  75  85  75  53  71  83
Black (non-Hispanic)  86 109 106  61  71  82
Hispanic origin  86 104  82  61  81 101
Other  73  86  75  59  51  89
Total   79  91  85    57  71  84
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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