Table 5.4
Year 2005 discharges from SHORT-TERM RESIDENTIAL 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 31 States and jurisdictions that offered short-term residential 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 128,756 72,221 22,452 94,673 19,760 9,300 5,023
Number
White (non-Hispanic)  78,340 44,370 14,186 58,556 11,306 5,430 3,048
Black (non-Hispanic)  30,794 17,120  5,122 22,242  4,914 2,385 1,253
Hispanic origin  14,159  7,343  2,523  9,866  2,678 1,134   481
Other   4,877  3,049    512  3,561    818   331   167
No. of discharges  128,170 71,882 22,343 94,225 19,716 9,280 4,949
Column percent
White (non-Hispanic)  61.1  61.7  63.5  62.1  57.3  58.5  61.6
Black (non-Hispanic)  24.0  23.8  22.9  23.6  24.9  25.7  25.3
Hispanic origin  11.0  10.2  11.3  10.5  13.6  12.2   9.7
Other   3.8   4.2   2.3   3.8   4.1   3.6   3.4
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Row percent
White (non-Hispanic) 100.0  56.6  18.1  74.7  14.4   6.9   3.9
Black (non-Hispanic) 100.0  55.6  16.6  72.2  16.0   7.7   4.1
Hispanic origin 100.0  51.9  17.8  69.7  18.9   8.0   3.4
Other 100.0  62.5  10.5  73.0  16.8   6.8   3.4
Total  100.0  56.1  17.4  73.5  15.4   7.2   3.9
Median length of stay (days)
White (non-Hispanic)  21  25  21   7  14   9
Black (non-Hispanic)  21  25  24   8  14  10
Hispanic origin  22  27  28   7  13   8
Other  22  27  21   7  13  17
Total   21  25  22     7  14  10
Average length of stay (days)
White (non-Hispanic)  26  27  26  19  27  37
Black (non-Hispanic)  26  26  27  19  28  36
Hispanic origin  26  27  34  14  21  30
Other  28  29  30  17  25  58
Total   26  27  27    19  26  37
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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