Table 6.3
Year 2005 discharges from LONG-TERM RESIDENTIAL treatment1
by age at admission, 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.]
Age at admission 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
Under 21 years  16,358  5,984  2,235  8,219  4,747  2,032  1,360
21 to 30 years  32,355 11,599  4,061 15,660 10,836  2,955  2,904
31 to 40 years  34,368 13,014  4,281 17,295 11,097  2,849  3,127
41 to 50 years  27,161 11,494  3,682 15,176  7,647  1,951  2,387
Over 50 years   6,808  3,281    902  4,183  1,657    420    548
No. of discharges  117,050 45,372 15,161 60,533 35,984 10,207 10,326
Column percent
Under 21 years  14.0  13.2  14.7  13.6  13.2  19.9  13.2
21 to 30 years  27.6  25.6  26.8  25.9  30.1  29.0  28.1
31 to 40 years  29.4  28.7  28.2  28.6  30.8  27.9  30.3
41 to 50 years  23.2  25.3  24.3  25.1  21.3  19.1  23.1
Over 50 years   5.8   7.2   5.9   6.9   4.6   4.1   5.3
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Row percent
Under 21 years 100.0  36.6  13.7  50.2  29.0  12.4   8.3
21 to 30 years 100.0  35.8  12.6  48.4  33.5   9.1   9.0
31 to 40 years 100.0  37.9  12.5  50.3  32.3   8.3   9.1
41 to 50 years 100.0  42.3  13.6  55.9  28.2   7.2   8.8
Over 50 years 100.0  48.2  13.2  61.4  24.3   6.2   8.0
Total  100.0  38.8  13.0  51.7  30.7   8.7   8.8
Median length of stay (days)
Under 21 years  54  91  42  24  46  41
21 to 30 years  47  90  33  22  45  40
31 to 40 years  53  90  31  26  49  40
41 to 50 years  58  90  32  28  48  46
Over 50 years  58  89  30  26  49  44
Total   53  90  32    25  47  41
Average length of stay (days)
Under 21 years  92 135  75  57  78  78
21 to 30 years  79 120  61  47  73  68
31 to 40 years  89 131  69  57  80  69
41 to 50 years  94 132  67  60  79  76
Over 50 years  94 126  63  56  90  79
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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