Table 5.4
Year 2004 discharges from SHORT-TERM RESIDENTIAL treatment1
by race/ethnicity, 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.]
Race/ethnicity 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
White (non-Hispanic) 52,623 32,307  7,772 40,079  7,157 3,258 2,129
Black (non-Hispanic) 16,504  9,731  2,640 12,371  2,326 1,113   694
Hispanic origin  5,316  3,663    394  4,057    852   271   136
Other  3,628  2,344    317  2,661    632   242    93
No. of discharges  78,071 48,045 11,123 59,168 10,967 4,884 3,052
Column percent
White (non-Hispanic)  67.4  67.2  69.9  67.7  65.3  66.7  69.8
Black (non-Hispanic)  21.1  20.3  23.7  20.9  21.2  22.8  22.7
Hispanic origin   6.8   7.6   3.5   6.9   7.8   5.5   4.5
Other   4.6   4.9   2.8   4.5   5.8   5.0   3.0
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Row percent
White (non-Hispanic) 100.0  61.4  14.8  76.2  13.6   6.2   4.0
Black (non-Hispanic) 100.0  59.0  16.0  75.0  14.1   6.7   4.2
Hispanic origin 100.0  68.9   7.4  76.3  16.0   5.1   2.6
Other 100.0  64.6   8.7  73.3  17.4   6.7   2.6
Total  100.0  61.5  14.2  75.8  14.0   6.3   3.9
Median length of stay (days)
White (non-Hispanic)  20  24  18   6  14  10
Black (non-Hispanic)  21  24  20   8  14  11
Hispanic origin  23  27  15   7  13  10
Other  19  23  19   6  14   9
Total   20  25  19     7  14  10
Average length of stay (days)
White (non-Hispanic)  25  27  26  15  29  19
Black (non-Hispanic)  28  29  32  22  27  27
Hispanic origin  26  29  31  14  25  19
Other  23  25  32  12  17  20
Total   26  27  28    16  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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