Table 5.11
Year 2004 discharges from SHORT-TERM RESIDENTIAL treatment1
by education (aged 18 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.]
Years of education Total Reason for discharge, transfer, or discontinuance of treatment
Completed Transferred Completed or
transferred
Dropped
out
Terminated Other
Total discharges
aged 18 and over
74,345 45,848 10,791 56,639 10,409 4,357 2,940
Number
0 to 8 years  3,508  2,027    468  2,495    647   212   154
9 to 11 years 17,784 10,211  2,677 12,888  2,930 1,254   712
12 years (or GED) 33,187 20,462  5,008 25,470  4,640 1,935 1,142
More than 12 years 18,847 12,860  2,424 15,284  2,102   887   574
No. of discharges  73,326 45,560 10,577 56,137 10,319 4,288 2,582
Column percent
0 to 8 years   4.8   4.4   4.4   4.4   6.3   4.9   6.0
9 to 11 years  24.3  22.4  25.3  23.0  28.4  29.2  27.6
12 years (or GED)  45.3  44.9  47.3  45.4  45.0  45.1  44.2
More than 12 years  25.7  28.2  22.9  27.2  20.4  20.7  22.2
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Row percent
0 to 8 years 100.0  57.8  13.3  71.1  18.4   6.0   4.4
9 to 11 years 100.0  57.4  15.1  72.5  16.5   7.1   4.0
12 years (or GED) 100.0  61.7  15.1  76.7  14.0   5.8   3.4
More than 12 years 100.0  68.2  12.9  81.1  11.2   4.7   3.0
Total  100.0  62.1  14.4  76.6  14.1   5.8   3.5
Median length of stay (days)
0 to 8 years  17  22  19   5  11   9
9 to 11 years  20  25  19   7  13   8
12 years (or GED)  20  24  18   7  14   9
More than 12 years  21  25  19   7  13  10
Total   20  24  19     7  13   9
Average length of stay (days)
0 to 8 years  22  25  24  12  19  17
9 to 11 years  26  29  28  16  27  16
12 years (or GED)  25  26  27  16  29  17
More than 12 years  25  26  29  17  27  16
Total   25  27  28    16  28  17
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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