Table 5.10
Year 2005 discharges from SHORT-TERM RESIDENTIAL 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 31 States and jurisdictions that offered short-term residential 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
126,435 71,224 21,937 93,161 19,417 8,944 4,913
Number
Employed  21,888 14,664  3,073 17,737  2,392 1,034   725
Full time  17,545 12,175  2,189 14,364  1,836   748   597
Part time   4,343  2,489    884  3,373    556   286   128
Unemployed  30,381 15,484  6,393 21,877  4,963 2,412 1,129
Not in labor force  71,941 39,880 12,159 52,039 11,761 5,384 2,757
No. of discharges  124,210 70,028 21,625 91,653 19,116 8,830 4,611
Column percent
Employed  17.6  20.9  14.2  19.4  12.5  11.7  15.7
Full time  14.1  17.4  10.1  15.7   9.6   8.5  12.9
Part time   3.5   3.6   4.1   3.7   2.9   3.2   2.8
Unemployed  24.5  22.1  29.6  23.9  26.0  27.3  24.5
Not in labor force  57.9  56.9  56.2  56.8  61.5  61.0  59.8
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Row percent
Employed 100.0  67.0  14.0  81.0  10.9   4.7   3.3
Full time 100.0  69.4  12.5  81.9  10.5   4.3   3.4
Part time 100.0  57.3  20.4  77.7  12.8   6.6   2.9
Unemployed 100.0  51.0  21.0  72.0  16.3   7.9   3.7
Not in labor force 100.0  55.4  16.9  72.3  16.3   7.5   3.8
Total  100.0  56.4  17.4  73.8  15.4   7.1   3.7
Median length of stay (days)
Employed  20  21  21   7  14   9
Full time  19  21  21   7  15   9
Part time  21  23  21   6  14   9
Unemployed  19  23  19   6  13  10
Not in labor force  21  27  25   7  13   8
Total   21  25  22     7  14   9
Average length of stay (days)
Employed  24  23  27  22  30  33
Full time  24  23  27  21  29  31
Part time  27  27  26  24  32  43
Unemployed  25  26  25  19  27  43
Not in labor force  25  28  28  16  24  25
Total   25  26  27    18  25  31
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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