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Table 9 Comparison of UAT’s attrition rates with published research

From: Examining attrition rates at one specialty addiction treatment provider in the United States: a case study using a retrospective chart review

Stage of assessment UAT Literature review un-weighted mean Literature review weighted mean Longi et al., 1991 [[17]]
IRS to assessment 45% 51% 46% 29%
Assessment to treatment 32% + 17% 33% 44% 44%
Treatment enrollment to 30 days retention 37% 32% 29% 36%*
Total count remaining at 30-days in treatment 362 407! 391! 463!
Mean wait time IRS to Assessment in days 7.5 8.9 8.0 NA
Mean wait time assessment to treatment enrollment in days 12.5 10.8 6.4 NA
  1. *= completed treatment, could be a high estimation for 30-day attrition; ! = extrapolated from percentages.