Table C.4
SHORT-TERM RESIDENTIAL treatment discharges:
Average length of stay in treatment (mean), maximum length of stay, and standard deviation of the mean: TEDS 2004
SHORT-TERM RESID: Gender Mean Maximum Standard deviation
All Com-
plete
Trans-
fer
Drop
out
Termi-
nated
Other All Com-
plete
Trans-
fer
Drop
out
Termi-
nated
Other All Com-
plete
Trans-
fer
Drop
out
Termi-
nated
Other
All 25.7 27.3 28.1 16.6 27.6 20.9 1,378 1,323 1,369 1,378 1,355 836 49.1 45.5 59.3 44.5 64.5 46.5
Male 26.1 27.6 26.6 17.6 29.4 21.9 1,378 1,323 1,204 1,378 1,355 836 51.0 47.9 55.6 48.0 70.8 49.4
Female 24.8 26.5 31.2 14.9 23.4 19.0 1,369 1,288 1,369 1,047 670 554 45.1 40.1 66.2 38.2 45.6 40.3
SHORT-TERM RESID: Age Mean Maximum Standard deviation
All Com-
plete
Trans-
fer
Drop
out
Termi-
nated
Other All Com-
plete
Trans-
fer
Drop
out
Termi-
nated
Other All Com-
plete
Trans-
fer
Drop
out
Termi-
nated
Other
All 25.6 27.2 28.1 16.6 27.6 20.9 1,378 1,323 1,369 1,378 1,355 836 49.1 45.5 59.4 44.6 64.4 46.5
<15 33.2 39.2 42.9 19.3 21.2 33.2 586 586 392 532 189 164 53.3 52.1 72.0 59.9 24.6 39.5
15-19 30.4 34.5 32.1 21.2 22.6 27.1 1,288 1,288 601 533 292 305 46.4 46.7 54.1 47.3 30.3 47.7
20-29 24.9 27.4 28.4 14.6 25.4 18.4 1,369 1,323 1,369 760 1,127 836 47.4 43.7 61.4 37.1 58.5 44.6
30-39 26.0 27.4 28.0 16.9 33.9 19.9 1,378 1,306 1,204 1,378 1,355 554 56.6 52.0 62.3 52.8 92.1 44.9
40-49 24.7 25.6 26.3 17.4 28.4 22.2 1,247 1,247 1,192 1,047 705 407 44.1 41.3 49.9 43.9 56.5 49.5
50+ 24.2 24.6 28.6 15.4 26.8 23.5 1,315 1,315 1,174 391 371 404 44.2 38.6 72.0 29.0 49.7 49.5
SHORT-TERM RESID: Race/ethnicity Mean Maximum Standard deviation
All Com-
plete
Trans-
fer
Drop
out
Termi-
nated
Other All Com-
plete
Trans-
fer
Drop
out
Termi-
nated
Other All Com-
plete
Trans-
fer
Drop
out
Termi-
nated
Other
All 25.6 27.3 28.1 16.4 27.6 21.0 1,378 1,323 1,369 1,378 1,355 836 49.1 45.6 59.4 43.8 64.5 46.7
White 25.0 26.8 26.3 15.4 28.9 19.3 1,369 1,306 1,369 1,086 1,355 836 48.6 45.4 57.0 40.6 69.8 44.1
Black 28.0 28.6 32.4 21.6 26.7 26.7 1,378 1,315 1,161 1,378 776 404 54.8 49.3 66.7 59.1 57.3 56.8
Hispanic 26.5 29.2 31.4 14.4 25.0 19.1 1,323 1,323 601 450 606 164 41.0 40.5 57.3 27.8 50.4 31.1
Other 22.5 24.7 32.0 12.1 17.2 20.1 1,298 1,298 398 368 113 301 37.5 38.9 53.1 24.0 15.1 37.7
SHORT-TERM
RESID:
Primary
substance
Mean Maximum Standard deviation
All Com-
plete
Trans-
fer
Drop
out
Termi-
nated
Other All Com-
plete
Trans-
fer
Drop
out
Termi-
nated
Other All Com-
plete
Trans-
fer
Drop
out
Termi-
nated
Other
All 25.7 27.3 28.1 16.6 27.6 20.9 1,378 1,323 1,369 1,378 1,355 836 49.1 45.5 59.3 44.5 64.5 46.5
Alcohol 24.8 25.2 26.5 17.9 33.9 20.4 1,315 1,315 1,204 1,086 951 554 48.6 42.6 61.4 52.3 77.0 41.8
Opiates 21.9 25.5 24.7 11.9 23.4 13.4 1,323 1,323 685 412 1,127 518 41.1 42.2 42.9 26.7 60.7 33.6
Cocaine 27.3 28.1 30.5 20.2 31.6 21.3 1,378 1,306 1,192 1,378 1,355 404 55.7 49.5 67.8 54.5 79.8 47.2
Marijuana 30.6 34.0 32.8 21.3 24.0 24.4 1,236 1,236 755 795 606 305 51.1 51.8 54.5 52.6 39.6 45.2
Stimulants 25.3 29.4 27.1 13.1 19.7 22.7 1,369 1,103 1,369 387 560 836 44.6 46.9 51.2 25.0 32.8 60.7
Other/unk 24.8 23.3 33.2 13.1 29.3 40.3 947 442 947 179 894 355 49.6 30.3 78.3 24.7 86.6 74.2
SHORT-TERM RESID: Frequency Mean Maximum Standard deviation
All Com-
plete
Trans-
fer
Drop
out
Termi-
nated
Other All Com-
plete
Trans-
fer
Drop
out
Termi-
nated
Other All Com-
plete
Trans-
fer
Drop
out
Termi-
nated
Other
All 25.5 27.0 28.1 17.0 27.6 20.6 1,378 1,306 1,369 1,378 1,355 836 47.6 42.6 58.6 45.1 64.3 46.1
No past mth 36.3 34.2 45.6 29.4 43.1 31.7 1,236 1,236 1,174 533 861 518 60.8 50.3 85.1 52.2 75.8 63.1
1-3 past mth 27.7 27.6 35.8 20.1 30.5 15.4 894 811 814 572 894 254 45.2 38.1 63.4 44.2 63.8 26.4
1-2 past wk 24.0 24.0 29.6 18.0 21.6 26.9 1,369 1,122 1,369 753 352 554 42.2 32.0 69.6 50.0 32.5 67.6
3-6 past wk 24.1 27.0 20.6 16.6 25.5 18.5 1,378 1,306 754 1,378 1,127 836 45.6 43.2 31.7 53.8 70.4 46.0
Daily 23.4 25.6 25.3 15.1 24.5 18.8 1,355 1,298 1,204 1,086 1,355 407 45.5 42.4 54.9 40.1 61.2 40.0
SHORT-TERM RESID: Age at 1st use Mean Maximum Standard deviation
All Com-
plete
Trans-
fer
Drop
out
Termi-
nated
Other All Com-
plete
Trans-
fer
Drop
out
Termi-
nated
Other All Com-
plete
Trans-
fer
Drop
out
Termi-
nated
Other
All 25.8 27.3 28.2 17.1 27.8 20.1 1,378 1,323 1,369 1,378 1,355 836 49.6 45.5 59.0 46.3 65.3 44.3
12 & under 27.5 28.2 31.1 17.8 29.9 25.7 1,323 1,323 1,192 532 712 318 55.0 47.8 78.4 40.2 57.9 48.6
13-14 28.7 29.2 32.0 23.0 32.0 22.3 1,378 1,306 1,204 1,378 1,355 379 59.0 50.4 66.2 71.6 82.1 43.2
15-16 26.3 27.4 29.0 18.1 31.0 18.4 1,369 1,298 1,369 572 951 404 52.1 48.3 63.5 41.0 75.3 39.2
17-18 24.7 26.3 25.9 17.5 26.1 18.2 1,288 1,288 1,090 1,086 1,127 378 47.4 43.8 48.6 52.4 68.7 34.2
19-20 23.8 26.0 24.6 16.5 22.2 19.0 1,315 1,315 875 412 377 518 44.4 44.8 47.7 37.9 41.7 48.0
21-25 24.5 26.9 28.3 13.1 23.1 19.6 1,122 1,122 779 776 553 836 46.0 45.2 51.3 36.1 49.2 55.6
26+ 24.0 26.7 25.2 13.5 22.7 18.6 1,054 1,054 814 378 670 404 37.9 36.7 43.4 27.8 48.0 42.3
SHORT-TERM RESID: Prior treatment Mean Maximum Standard deviation
All Com-
plete
Trans-
fer
Drop
out
Termi-
nated
Other All Com-
plete
Trans-
fer
Drop
out
Termi-
nated
Other All Com-
plete
Trans-
fer
Drop
out
Termi-
nated
Other
All 25.0 26.7 27.3 15.4 27.6 19.4 1,378 1,306 1,369 1,378 1,355 836 45.3 40.7 56.1 40.5 64.7 43.3
No prior 26.0 27.6 30.5 15.4 28.0 21.8 1,378 1,123 1,369 1,378 1,127 836 51.3 43.7 67.1 50.9 68.4 50.0
1 prior 24.8 26.6 25.7 15.2 29.5 17.5 1,355 1,306 1,204 795 1,355 554 46.1 44.3 48.8 33.2 73.8 39.0
2 prior 23.9 25.6 25.5 15.2 24.8 15.6 1,090 958 1,090 449 407 224 34.1 29.7 49.5 29.8 42.2 23.7
3 prior 24.2 25.7 25.4 17.9 23.8 19.8 1,122 1,122 875 596 314 518 38.7 34.4 47.4 41.6 39.9 49.9
4 prior 24.6 27.7 22.9 15.3 23.8 12.5 1,103 1,103 235 367 900 89 42.2 44.4 29.1 31.3 64.9 14.2
5+ prior 24.3 25.8 25.7 14.2 30.4 22.3 1,298 1,298 947 338 861 404 41.7 36.2 51.3 26.1 71.3 45.2
SHORT-TERM
RESID:
Referral
source
Mean Maximum Standard deviation
All Com-
plete
Trans-
fer
Drop
out
Termi-
nated
Other All Com-
plete
Trans-
fer
Drop
out
Termi-
nated
Other All Com-
plete
Trans-
fer
Drop
out
Termi-
nated
Other
All 25.1 26.6 27.8 16.0 27.4 20.7 1,378 1,323 1,369 1,378 1,355 554 48.0 43.9 58.3 44.1 64.6 44.1
Individual 23.4 23.7 31.6 15.0 26.5 22.1 1,378 1,185 1,369 1,378 1,355 518 47.0 33.2 73.8 48.1 76.0 51.0
Crim justice 32.9 33.1 37.3 24.9 34.1 30.8 1,306 1,306 919 709 900 554 58.4 58.6 60.7 51.3 60.5 55.9
A/D care prov 20.6 25.3 16.5 12.1 20.2 11.7 1,323 1,323 392 442 750 162 39.9 47.7 22.6 26.6 48.9 15.2
Other hlth care 21.1 21.4 27.0 14.1 26.3 16.8 1,247 1,247 1,199 398 989 318 47.8 45.0 63.9 34.6 68.1 37.9
School 29.7 22.7 68.0 24.4 20.8 40.5 287 69 287 131 68 63 40.0 15.6 83.3 33.0 17.5 31.8
Employer 21.8 24.6 29.6 9.2 17.2 12.5 468 468 117 41 72 46 20.8 21.7 30.7 8.4 18.9 8.4
Oth community 26.2 27.9 34.2 16.0 24.6 21.9 1,204 1,082 1,204 1,086 894 260 39.5 27.7 72.4 46.5 50.4 40.6
SHORT-TERM RESID: Employment Mean Maximum Standard deviation
All Com-
plete
Trans-
fer
Drop
out
Termi-
nated
Other All Com-
plete
Trans-
fer
Drop
out
Termi-
nated
Other All Com-
plete
Trans-
fer
Drop
out
Termi-
nated
Other
All 25.6 27.3 28.1 16.6 27.2 20.5 1,378 1,323 1,369 1,378 1,355 836 49.0 45.8 58.8 44.7 62.2 45.5
Employed 24.0 23.8 32.8 15.9 27.8 19.9 1,369 1,306 1,369 795 1,127 836 48.8 41.8 76.5 39.5 67.9 57.9
Full time 23.8 23.6 33.4 15.0 27.8 19.8 1,369 1,306 1,369 795 1,127 836 50.9 43.7 81.1 40.2 75.7 58.6
Part time 24.8 24.6 31.2 19.0 27.7 20.0 1,066 1,066 645 346 261 518 39.9 32.8 61.4 36.7 43.1 54.6
Unemployed 23.2 23.9 27.6 15.4 24.0 21.4 1,378 1,123 1,204 1,378 894 316 42.1 32.4 55.5 48.1 52.9 42.9
Not in lab force 28.4 31.7 26.8 17.9 29.8 20.0 1,355 1,323 1,174 1,047 1,355 404 54.2 55.2 54.5 43.1 67.5 42.7
SHORT-TERM RESID: Education Mean Maximum Standard deviation
All Com-
plete
Trans-
fer
Drop
out
Termi-
nated
Other All Com-
plete
Trans-
fer
Drop
out
Termi-
nated
Other All Com-
plete
Trans-
fer
Drop
out
Termi-
nated
Other
All 25.5 27.2 28.0 16.5 27.2 17.3 1,378 1,323 1,369 1,378 1,355 836 48.9 45.6 59.5 44.4 64.5 37.8
0-8 24.1 27.8 27.6 13.3 19.9 19.4 601 578 601 532 308 407 37.4 35.7 50.3 31.5 31.2 37.6
9-11 27.2 30.1 28.8 18.1 26.7 17.4 1,323 1,323 1,031 1,086 951 836 53.9 54.8 53.3 49.3 58.9 44.0
12 or GED 25.0 26.5 27.3 15.9 29.3 17.5 1,369 1,288 1,369 795 1,355 390 49.6 44.3 64.9 39.4 75.8 34.7
>12 24.9 25.7 28.7 16.8 26.7 15.8 1,378 1,315 947 1,378 861 518 44.4 39.5 56.8 50.5 57.3 34.4
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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