Table 6.4
Year 2004 discharges from LONG-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 28 States and jurisdictions that offered long-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 95,087 40,771 11,851 52,622 26,727 7,326 8,412
Number
White (non-Hispanic) 50,080 22,301  5,788 28,089 13,321 4,061 4,609
Black (non-Hispanic) 23,683  9,640  3,515 13,155  6,423 2,043 2,062
Hispanic origin 14,290  6,158  1,256  7,414  4,956   739 1,181
Other  6,563  2,459  1,229  3,688  1,925   426   524
No. of discharges  94,616 40,558 11,788 52,346 26,625 7,269 8,376
Column percent
White (non-Hispanic)  52.9  55.0  49.1  53.7  50.0  55.9  55.0
Black (non-Hispanic)  25.0  23.8  29.8  25.1  24.1  28.1  24.6
Hispanic origin  15.1  15.2  10.7  14.2  18.6  10.2  14.1
Other   6.9   6.1  10.4   7.0   7.2   5.9   6.3
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Row percent
White (non-Hispanic) 100.0  44.5  11.6  56.1  26.6   8.1   9.2
Black (non-Hispanic) 100.0  40.7  14.8  55.5  27.1   8.6   8.7
Hispanic origin 100.0  43.1   8.8  51.9  34.7   5.2   8.3
Other 100.0  37.5  18.7  56.2  29.3   6.5   8.0
Total  100.0  42.9  12.5  55.3  28.1   7.7   8.9
Median length of stay (days)
White (non-Hispanic)  45  75  34  22  36  41
Black (non-Hispanic)  48  85  33  23  35  48
Hispanic origin  49  86  36  20  36  36
Other  45  80  44  21  37  32
Total   46  79  35    21  36  41
Average length of stay (days)
White (non-Hispanic)  72  92  77  44  58  69
Black (non-Hispanic)  84 110  86  52  65  77
Hispanic origin  70  99  60  40  54  65
Other  66  92  66  39  52  55
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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