Table 6.11
Year 2005 discharges from LONG-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 34 States and jurisdictions that offered long-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
108,388 42,013 13,785 55,798 33,891 9,049 9,650
Number
Fewer than 12 years  39,704 13,908  4,745 18,653 13,979 3,361 3,711
12 years (or GED)  45,908 18,170  5,967 24,137 14,049 3,791 3,931
More than 12 years  22,103  9,717  3,003 12,720  5,743 1,827 1,813
No. of discharges  107,715 41,795 13,715 55,510 33,771 8,979 9,455
Column percent
Fewer than 12 years  36.9  33.3  34.6  33.6  41.4  37.4  39.2
12 years (or GED)  42.6  43.5  43.5  43.5  41.6  42.2  41.6
More than 12 years  20.5  23.2  21.9  22.9  17.0  20.3  19.2
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Row percent
Fewer than 12 years 100.0  35.0  12.0  47.0  35.2   8.5   9.3
12 years (or GED) 100.0  39.6  13.0  52.6  30.6   8.3   8.6
More than 12 years 100.0  44.0  13.6  57.5  26.0   8.3   8.2
Total  100.0  38.8  12.7  51.5  31.4   8.3   8.8
Median length of stay (days)
Fewer than 12 years  51  90  33  23  49  39
12 years (or GED)  53  90  31  25  46  42
More than 12 years  51  87  31  27  45  44
Total   52  90  32    24  47  41
Average length of stay (days)
Fewer than 12 years  90 138  68  55  85  70
12 years (or GED)  86 126  64  52  74  69
More than 12 years  85 113  65  55  72  72
Total  87 127  65  54  78  70
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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