Table 6.2
Year 2005 discharges from LONG-TERM RESIDENTIAL treatment1
by gender, 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.]
Gender Total Reason for discharge, transfer, or discontinuance of treatment
Completed Transferred Completed or
transferred
Dropped
out
Terminated Other
Total discharges 117,142 45,422 15,166 60,588 36,003 10,214 10,337
Number
Male  76,120 30,104  8,971 39,075 23,541  7,005  6,499
Female  41,011 15,316  6,195 21,511 12,458  3,208  3,834
No. of discharges  117,131 45,420 15,166 60,586 35,999 10,213 10,333
Column percent
Male  65.0  66.3  59.2  64.5  65.4  68.6  62.9
Female  35.0  33.7  40.8  35.5  34.6  31.4  37.1
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Row percent
Male 100.0  39.5  11.8  51.3  30.9   9.2   8.5
Female 100.0  37.3  15.1  52.5  30.4   7.8   9.3
Total  100.0  38.8  12.9  51.7  30.7   8.7   8.8
Median length of stay (days)
Male  57  90  31  27  48  43
Female  47  89  36  21  44  39
Total   53  90  32    25  47  41
Average length of stay (days)
Male  91 130  67  58  79  76
Female  83 125  67  48  76  66
Total   88 128  67    54  78  72
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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