Table 5.10
Year 2004 discharges from SHORT-TERM RESIDENTIAL treatment1
by employment status (aged 16 and over), according to reason for discharge: TEDS 2004
Number, percent distribution, and median and average lengths of stay
[Based on linked admission and discharge data reported by 25 States and jurisdictions that offered short-term residential substance abuse treatment 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
76,994 47,419 11,053 58,472 10,796 4,709 3,017
Number
Employed 14,520 10,156  1,618 11,774  1,609   650   487
Full time 11,461  8,169  1,200  9,369  1,229   464   399
Part time  3,059  1,987    418  2,405    380   186    88
Unemployed 28,463 15,959  5,199 21,158  4,315 1,884 1,106
Not in labor force 32,173 20,182  3,839 24,021  4,683 2,094 1,375
No. of discharges  75,156 46,297 10,656 56,953 10,607 4,628 2,968
Column percent
Employed  19.3  21.9  15.2  20.7  15.2  14.0  16.4
Full time  15.2  17.6  11.3  16.5  11.6  10.0  13.4
Part time   4.1   4.3   3.9   4.2   3.6   4.0   3.0
Unemployed  37.9  34.5  48.8  37.1  40.7  40.7  37.3
Not in labor force  42.8  43.6  36.0  42.2  44.2  45.2  46.3
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Row percent
Employed 100.0  69.9  11.1  81.1  11.1   4.5   3.4
Full time 100.0  71.3  10.5  81.7  10.7   4.0   3.5
Part time 100.0  65.0  13.7  78.6  12.4   6.1   2.9
Unemployed 100.0  56.1  18.3  74.3  15.2   6.6   3.9
Not in labor force 100.0  62.7  11.9  74.7  14.6   6.5   4.3
Total  100.0  61.6  14.2  75.8  14.1   6.2   3.9
Median length of stay (days)
Employed  19  21  18   7  14  11
Full time  19  21  18   7  14  11
Part time  21  23  19   8  14  11
Unemployed  17  21  17   6  12  11
Not in labor force  21  27  20   8  14   9
Total   20  25  19     7  14  10
Average length of stay (days)
Employed  24  24  33  16  28  20
Full time  24  24  33  15  28  20
Part time  25  25  31  19  28  20
Unemployed  23  24  28  15  24  21
Not in labor force  28  31  26  18  30  20
Total   26  27  28    16  27  20
1 Excludes records where methadone use was planned.
SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS). Data received through 2.1.2006.

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