Table 6.2
Year 2004 discharges from LONG-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 28 States and jurisdictions that offered long-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 95,087 40,771 11,851 52,622 26,727  7,326 8,412
Number
Male 60,550 26,931  6,891 33,822 16,644 5,011 5,073
Female 34,526 13,839  4,960 18,799 10,081 2,313 3,333
No. of discharges  95,076 40,770 11,851 52,621 26,725 7,324 8,406
Column percent
Male  63.7  66.1  58.1  64.3  62.3  68.4  60.3
Female  36.3  33.9  41.9  35.7  37.7  31.6  39.7
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Row percent
Male 100.0  44.5  11.4  55.9  27.5   8.3   8.4
Female 100.0  40.1  14.4  54.4  29.2   6.7   9.7
Total  100.0  42.9  12.5  55.3  28.1   7.7   8.8
Median length of stay (days)
Male  47  80  31  23  37  42
Female  44  76  42  20  35  38
Total   46  79  35    21  36  41
Average length of stay (days)
Male  74  96  75  45  59  70
Female  74  99  79  42  57  67
Total   74  97  77    44  58  69
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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