Chapter 7

Hospital Residential Treatment Discharges: 2007

Reason for Discharge
Median Length of Stay (LOS)
Characteristics at Admission
Treatment Completion

Chapter 7 presents data on the reason for discharge and median length of stay (LOS) in treatment for the 5,982 linked admission/discharge records of discharges from hospital residential treatment in 2007. Sixteen of the 46 reporting States had discharges from this type of service [Table 7.1].

Reason for Discharge

Table 7.1 and Figure 7.1. Of the 5,982 hospital residential treatment discharges in 2007:1

Figure 7.1
Reason for discharge from hospital residential treatment: TEDS 2007

Pie chart comparing Reason for discharge from hospital residential treatment in TEDS 2007


1 Percentages do not sum to 100 percent because of rounding.

Median Length of Stay (LOS)

Table 2.4 and Figure 7.2. The median LOS for hospital residential treatment discharges was 8 days. By reason for discharge, the median LOS for hospital residential treatment discharges was:

Figure 7.2
Median length of stay in hospital residential treatment, by reason for discharge: TEDS 2007

Bar chart comparing Median length of stay in hospital residential treatment, by reason for discharge in TEDS 2007

Characteristics at Admission

Table 2.6. Hospital residential discharges displayed some major differences from all discharges combined. Of hospital residential discharges:

Treatment Completion

Tables 7.2 and 7.3. Table 7.2 enumerates the characteristics at admission of discharges from hospital residential treatment by reason for discharge. Table 7.3 is based on Table 7.2. It presents two related proportions: a) the percent distribution of characteristics at admission among discharges completing treatment or transferring to further treatment compared to those who did not complete treatment, and b) the combined rate of completion or transfer to further treatment by characteristic at admission.

Completion/Transfer Rates and Characteristics at Admission

The overall combined treatment completion/transfer rate among hospital residential treatment discharges was 78 percent.

Median LOS among Discharges Completing Treatment

The overall median LOS among discharges completing hospital residential treatment was 18 days. For most characteristics at admission, the median LOS was within 4 days of that number, between 14 days and 21 days.

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