Table 5.2
Year 2004 discharges from SHORT-TERM RESIDENTIAL treatment1
by gender, 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.]
Gender Total Reason for discharge, transfer, or discontinuance of treatment
Completed Transferred Completed or
transferred
Dropped
out
Terminated Other
Total discharges 78,423 48,222 11,189 59,411 11,025  4,906 3,081
Number
Male 52,670 32,805  7,497 40,302  6,862 3,457 2,049
Female 25,745 15,414  3,690 19,104  4,162 1,447 1,032
No. of discharges  78,415 48,219 11,187 59,406 11,024 4,904 3,081
Column percent
Male  67.2  68.0  67.0  67.8  62.2  70.5  66.5
Female  32.8  32.0  33.0  32.2  37.8  29.5  33.5
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Row percent
Male 100.0  62.3  14.2  76.5  13.0   6.6   3.9
Female 100.0  59.9  14.3  74.2  16.2   5.6   4.0
Total  100.0  61.5  14.3  75.8  14.1   6.3   3.9
Median length of stay (days)
Male  21  24  19   7  14  11
Female  20  25  18   7  13   9
Total   20  25  19     7  14  10
Average length of stay (days)
Male  26  28  27  18  29  22
Female  25  27  31  15  23  19
Total   26  27  28    17  28  21
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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