Table 6.4
Year 2005 discharges from LONG-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 34 States and jurisdictions that offered long-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 117,142 45,422 15,166 60,588 36,003 10,214 10,337
Number
White (non-Hispanic)  59,013 25,135  7,405 32,540 16,282  5,432  4,759
Black (non-Hispanic)  30,755 10,531  4,288 14,819 10,047  2,919  2,970
Hispanic origin  18,990  6,438  2,127  8,565  7,278  1,168  1,979
Other   7,708  2,907  1,263  4,170  2,294    648    596
No. of discharges  116,466 45,011 15,083 60,094 35,901 10,167 10,304
Column percent
White (non-Hispanic)  50.7  55.8  49.1  54.1  45.4  53.4  46.2
Black (non-Hispanic)  26.4  23.4  28.4  24.7  28.0  28.7  28.8
Hispanic origin  16.3  14.3  14.1  14.3  20.3  11.5  19.2
Other   6.6   6.5   8.4   6.9   6.4   6.4   5.8
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Row percent
White (non-Hispanic) 100.0  42.6  12.5  55.1  27.6   9.2   8.1
Black (non-Hispanic) 100.0  34.2  13.9  48.2  32.7   9.5   9.7
Hispanic origin 100.0  33.9  11.2  45.1  38.3   6.2  10.4
Other 100.0  37.7  16.4  54.1  29.8   8.4   7.7
Total  100.0  38.6  13.0  51.6  30.8   8.7   8.8
Median length of stay (days)
White (non-Hispanic)  49  89  32  22  43  38
Black (non-Hispanic)  61 113  32  30  55  52
Hispanic origin  55  92  36  25  57  36
Other  45  89  34  21  39  36
Total   53  90  32    25  47  41
Average length of stay (days)
White (non-Hispanic)  79 110  63  47  68  65
Black (non-Hispanic) 108 165  81  69  92  88
Hispanic origin  94 155  58  57 101  70
Other  70 105  57  40  57  61
Total  89 129  67  55  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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