Table 6.11
Year 2004 discharges from LONG-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 28 States and jurisdictions that offered long-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
86,199 36,565 10,889 47,454 24,998 6,128 7,619
Number
0 to 8 years  5,287  2,070    630  2,700  1,745   379   463
9 to 11 years 25,294  9,803  3,208 13,011  8,180 1,873 2,230
12 years (or GED) 36,984 16,038  4,705 20,743 10,580 2,552 3,109
More than 12 years 17,898  8,501  2,290 10,791  4,398 1,271 1,438
No. of discharges  85,463 36,412 10,833 47,245 24,903 6,075 7,240
Column percent
0 to 8 years   6.2   5.7   5.8   5.7   7.0   6.2   6.4
9 to 11 years  29.6  26.9  29.6  27.5  32.8  30.8  30.8
12 years (or GED)  43.3  44.0  43.4  43.9  42.5  42.0  42.9
More than 12 years  20.9  23.3  21.1  22.8  17.7  20.9  19.9
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Row percent
0 to 8 years 100.0  39.2  11.9  51.1  33.0   7.2   8.8
9 to 11 years 100.0  38.8  12.7  51.4  32.3   7.4   8.8
12 years (or GED) 100.0  43.4  12.7  56.1  28.6   6.9   8.4
More than 12 years 100.0  47.5  12.8  60.3  24.6   7.1   8.0
Total  100.0  42.6  12.7  55.3  29.1   7.1   8.5
Median length of stay (days)
0 to 8 years  39  73  34  16  38  29
9 to 11 years  43  85  34  21  35  39
12 years (or GED)  45  80  32  22  38  40
More than 12 years  43  63  32  22  33  40
Total   44  76  32    21  36  39
Average length of stay (days)
0 to 8 years  67  92  69  40  60  58
9 to 11 years  73  99  76  44  59  69
12 years (or GED)  73  96  75  43  57  67
More than 12 years  71  87  72  43  54  71
Total  72  95  74  43  57  68
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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