Table 8.10
Year 2005 discharges from DETOXIFICATION1
by employment status (aged 16 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 33 States and jurisdictions that offered substance abuse detoxification and reported these data to TEDS.]
Employment status Total Reason for discharge, transfer, or discontinuance of treatment
Completed Transferred Completed or
transferred
Dropped
out
Terminated Other
Total discharges
aged 16 and over
314,362 202,900 38,339 241,239 51,116 8,425 13,582
Number
Employed  54,312  37,731  5,439  43,170  6,559   966  3,617
Full time  41,329  29,137  3,946  33,083  4,876   738  2,632
Part time  12,983   8,594  1,493  10,087  1,683   228    985
Unemployed  88,600  58,251 13,155  71,406 13,698 1,563  1,933
Not in labor force 164,087 102,108 19,162 121,270 29,829 5,407  7,581
No. of discharges  306,999 198,090 37,756 235,846 50,086 7,936 13,131
Column percent
Employed  17.7  19.0  14.4  18.3  13.1  12.2  27.5
Full time  13.5  14.7  10.5  14.0   9.7   9.3  20.0
Part time   4.2   4.3   4.0   4.3   3.4   2.9   7.5
Unemployed  28.9  29.4  34.8  30.3  27.3  19.7  14.7
Not in labor force  53.4  51.5  50.8  51.4  59.6  68.1  57.7
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Row percent
Employed 100.0  69.5  10.0  79.5  12.1   1.8   6.7
Full time 100.0  70.5   9.5  80.0  11.8   1.8   6.4
Part time 100.0  66.2  11.5  77.7  13.0   1.8   7.6
Unemployed 100.0  65.7  14.8  80.6  15.5   1.8   2.2
Not in labor force 100.0  62.2  11.7  73.9  18.2   3.3   4.6
Total  100.0  64.5  12.3  76.8  16.3   2.6   4.3
Median length of stay (days)
Employed   2   2   4   2   2   1
Full time   2   2   4   2   2   1
Part time   2   2   4   2   3   1
Unemployed   3   3   4   2   3   3
Not in labor force   4   4   4   2   3   1
Total    3   4   4     2   3   1
Average length of stay (days)
Employed   8   6  16  14  19   4
Full time   8   6  17  14  17   3
Part time   9   6  15  15  26   5
Unemployed  12   8  21  18  22  12
Not in labor force   8   7  13   8   7   5
Total    9   7  17    11  11   6
1 Includes free-standing residential detoxification (n = 234,725; 74 percent), hospital detoxification (n = 68,377; 22 percent), and ambulatory detoxification (n = 11,973; 4 percent). 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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