Table 7.3
Year 2005 discharges from HOSPITAL 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 13 States and jurisdictions that offered hospital 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 7,301 4,877 1,141 6,018 842 290 151
Number
Under 21 years 1,108   829   100   929  85  70  24
21 to 30 years 1,577 1,003   245 1,248 205  96  28
31 to 40 years 1,829 1,190   311 1,501 236  60  32
41 to 50 years 1,964 1,302   324 1,626 235  50  53
Over 50 years   779   523   158   681  73  11  14
No. of discharges  7,257 4,847 1,138 5,985 834 287 151
Column percent
Under 21 years  15.3  17.1   8.8  15.5  10.2  24.4  15.9
21 to 30 years  21.7  20.7  21.5  20.9  24.6  33.4  18.5
31 to 40 years  25.2  24.6  27.3  25.1  28.3  20.9  21.2
41 to 50 years  27.1  26.9  28.5  27.2  28.2  17.4  35.1
Over 50 years  10.7  10.8  13.9  11.4   8.8   3.8   9.3
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Row percent
Under 21 years 100.0  74.8   9.0  83.8   7.7   6.3   2.2
21 to 30 years 100.0  63.6  15.5  79.1  13.0   6.1   1.8
31 to 40 years 100.0  65.1  17.0  82.1  12.9   3.3   1.7
41 to 50 years 100.0  66.3  16.5  82.8  12.0   2.5   2.7
Over 50 years 100.0  67.1  20.3  87.4   9.4   1.4   1.8
Total  100.0  66.8  15.7  82.5  11.5   4.0   2.1
Median length of stay (days)
Under 21 years   9   9  11   4  11  36
21 to 30 years  19  21  13   6  11  12
31 to 40 years  17  20  11   6  12 110
41 to 50 years  16  19  10   7  14  16
Over 50 years  15  19  10   5   9   4
Total   16  19  11     6  11  16
Average length of stay (days)
Under 21 years  42  46  38  15  17  73
21 to 30 years  55  72  27  22  22  56
31 to 40 years  54  61  24  48  57 123
41 to 50 years  48  53  23  47  33  78
Over 50 years  30  31  21  31  38  39
Total   48  56  25    37  31  79
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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