Table 5.11
Year 2005 discharges from SHORT-TERM RESIDENTIAL 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 31 States and jurisdictions that offered short-term residential 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
122,326 69,106 21,145 90,251 18,852 8,449 4,774
Number
Fewer than 12 years  37,082 19,628  6,293 25,921  6,700 3,009 1,452
12 years (or GED)  52,634 29,639  9,718 39,357  7,906 3,528 1,843
More than 12 years  31,210 19,410  4,994 24,404  3,983 1,774 1,049
No. of discharges  120,926 68,677 21,005 89,682 18,589 8,311 4,344
Column percent
Fewer than 12 years  30.7  28.6  30.0  28.9  36.0  36.2  33.4
12 years (or GED)  43.5  43.2  46.3  43.9  42.5  42.4  42.4
More than 12 years  25.8  28.3  23.8  27.2  21.4  21.3  24.1
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Row percent
Fewer than 12 years 100.0  52.9  17.0  69.9  18.1   8.1   3.9
12 years (or GED) 100.0  56.3  18.5  74.8  15.0   6.7   3.5
More than 12 years 100.0  62.2  16.0  78.2  12.8   5.7   3.4
Total  100.0  56.8  17.4  74.2  15.4   6.9   3.6
Median length of stay (days)
Fewer than 12 years  20  25  21   6  12   8
12 years (or GED)  21  25  21   7  14   8
More than 12 years  21  25  22   7  14   9
Total   21  25  21     7  13   8
Average length of stay (days)
Fewer than 12 years  23  26  26  15  22  21
12 years (or GED)  25  26  26  17  25  27
More than 12 years  25  25  26  21  26  30
Total   24  26  26    17  24  26
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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