Table 6.10
Year 2004 discharges from LONG-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 28 States and jurisdictions that offered long-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
91,615 39,102 11,499 50,601 26,041 6,858 8,115
Number
Employed  9,192  4,764  1,416  6,180  1,732   701   579
Full time  6,500  3,471    945  4,416  1,195   480   409
Part time  2,692  1,293    471  1,764    537   221   170
Unemployed 28,954 12,350  3,995 16,345  7,525 2,538 2,546
Not in labor force 50,815 20,940  5,817 26,757 16,195 3,270 4,593
No. of discharges  88,961 38,054 11,228 49,282 25,452 6,509 7,718
Column percent
Employed  10.3  12.5  12.6  12.5   6.8  10.8   7.5
Full time   7.3   9.1   8.4   9.0   4.7   7.4   5.3
Part time   3.0   3.4   4.2   3.6   2.1   3.4   2.2
Unemployed  32.5  32.5  35.6  33.2  29.6  39.0  33.0
Not in labor force  57.1  55.0  51.8  54.3  63.6  50.2  59.5
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Row percent
Employed 100.0  51.8  15.4  67.2  18.8   7.6   6.3
Full time 100.0  53.4  14.5  67.9  18.4   7.4   6.3
Part time 100.0  48.0  17.5  65.5  19.9   8.2   6.3
Unemployed 100.0  42.7  13.8  56.5  26.0   8.8   8.8
Not in labor force 100.0  41.2  11.4  52.7  31.9   6.4   9.0
Total  100.0  42.8  12.6  55.4  28.6   7.3   8.7
Median length of stay (days)
Employed  35  55  28  20  31  34
Full time  35  54  28  20  29  35
Part time  35  56  29  20  35  29
Unemployed  38  65  30  21  35  37
Not in labor force  51  89  43  22  36  42
Total   45  78  34    21  35  39
Average length of stay (days)
Employed  67  77  72  45  50  67
Full time  68  76  78  46  50  67
Part time  65  79  59  44  50  64
Unemployed  69  89  72  44  54  63
Not in labor force  75 104  78  43  59  67
Total   72  96  75    43  56  66
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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