National Addiction & HIV Data Archive Program

REASON: REASON FOR DISCHARGE

Indicates the outcome of treatment or the reason for transfer
or discontinuance of treatment.

 - TREATMENT COMPLETED: All parts of the treatment plan or
   program were completed.
 
 - LEFT AGAINST PROFESSIONAL ADVICE: Client chose not to 
   complete program, with or without specific advice to 
   continue treatment. Includes clients who "drop out" of
   treatment for unknown reason and clients who have not 
   received treatment for some time and are discharged for
   "administrative" reasons.
 
 - TERMINATED BY FACILITY: Treatment terminated by action of
   facility, generally because of client non-compliance or
   violation of rules, laws, or procedures (not because client
   dropped out of treatment, client incarcerated, or other 
   client motivated reason).
 
 - TRANSFERRED TO ANOTHER SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREATMENT PROGRAM
   OR FACILITY: Client was transferred to another substance
   abuse treatment program, provider or facility within 
   an episode of treatment.
   
 - INCARCERATED: This code is to be used for all clients 
   whose course of treatment is terminated because the 
   client has been incarcerated. Includes jail, prison, 
   and house confinement.
 
 - DEATH
 
 - OTHER: Moved, illness, hospitalization, or other reason
   somewhat out of client's control.
 
 - UNKNOWN: Client status at discharge is not known because
   for example, discharge record is lost or incomplete.
            
ValueLabelUnweighted
Frequency
%
1 TREATMENT COMPLETED 695,09846.1%
2 LEFT AGAINST PROFESSIONAL ADVICE 386,21525.6%
3 TERMINATED BY FACILITY 111,4237.4%
4 TRANSFERRED TO ANOTHER TREATMENT PROGRAM OR FACILITY 202,87413.4%
5 INCARCERATED 29,3831.9%
6 DEATH 2,7550.2%
7 OTHER 80,5635.3%
8 UNKNOWN 00.0%
Missing Data
-9 MISSING/UNKNOWN/NOT COLLECTED/INVALID 1570.0%
Total 1,508,468 100%

Based upon 1,508,311 valid cases out of 1,508,468 total cases.

Summary Statistics

  • mean: 2.21
  • median: 2.00
  • mode: 1.00
  • minimum: 1
  • maximum: 7
  • standard deviation: 1.60

Location: 59-60 (width: 2; decimal: 0)

Variable Type: numeric

(Range of) Missing Values: -9

Notes

Source: This variable was taken from: Treatment Episode Data Set -- Discharges (TEDS-D), 2006.

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Disclaimer: The frequencies for this variable may not be weighted. They are purely descriptive and may not be representative of the study population. Please use with caution and consult the study documentation.