Table 8.3
Discharges aged 12 and older from outpatient medication-assisted opioid therapy.
Characteristics at admission, by treatment completion/transfer: TEDS 2008
Number, percent distribution, treatment completion/transfer rate, and median length of stay (LOS)
[Based on linked admission and discharge data reported by the 38 States and jurisdictions that offered outpatient medication-assisted opioid therapy and reported these data to TEDS.]
Characteristics at admission No of
outpatient
med.-asst.
opi. ther.
discharges
Completed treatment
or transferred to
further treatment
(percent distribution)
Did not complete
treatment or transfer
to further treatment
(percent distribution)
Rate of treatment
completion or
transfer to further
treatment
Median LOS
(days) among
treatment
completers
62,328      32.7     197
Gender        
Male 38,475  57.8  63.7  30.7     195
Female 23,839  42.2  36.3  36.1     202
Total 62,314 100.0 100.0  32.7     197
Age at admission        
12 to 20 years 2,110   3.7   3.2  35.5     112
21 to 30 years 16,985  29.1  26.4  34.9     177
31 to 40 years 15,764  24.7  25.6  32.0     216
41 to 50 years 17,372  26.3  28.6  30.9     236
Over 50 years 10,097  16.2  16.2  32.7     210
Total 62,328 100.0 100.0  32.7     197
Race/ethnicity        
White (non-Hispanic) 34,377  59.2  53.7  35.0     181
Black (non-Hispanic) 12,318  20.3  19.6  33.6     176
Hispanic origin 12,667  16.8  22.2  27.0     313
Other 2,617   3.6   4.5  28.3     173
Total 61,979 100.0 100.0  32.8     197
Primary substance        
Alcohol 1,563   4.1   1.7  53.6      83
Opiates 58,447  91.1  95.1  31.8     238
Marijuana   708   1.6   0.9  45.3      92
Cocaine   676   1.4   0.9  43.6      85
Stimulants   188   0.4   0.2  45.2     138
Other/unknown   746   1.3   1.1  36.3     195
Total 62,328 100.0 100.0  32.7     197
Frequency of use        
No use in the past month 9,230  20.0  12.7  43.0     163
Some use 9,138  16.0  14.4  34.9     151
Daily use 42,853  64.0  72.9  29.7     215
Total 61,221 100.0 100.0  32.5     186
No. of prior treatment episodes        
None 14,688  27.4  23.5  36.5     172
1 or more 44,619  72.6  76.5  31.8     188
Total 59,307 100.0 100.0  32.9     183
Treatment referral source        
Criminal justice/DUI 3,729   8.0   5.2  43.1     102
Individual 44,974  69.7  75.5  31.0     243
Health care/community 12,400  22.2  19.4  35.8     144
Total 61,103 100.0 100.0  32.7     192
Employment status1        
Employed 16,808  29.8  26.1  35.5     214
Unemployed/Not in labor force 44,659  70.2  73.9  31.4     186
Total 61,467 100.0 100.0  32.5     196
Years of education1        
Fewer than 12 years 21,791  32.7  37.0  30.0     208
12 years (or GED) 26,893  44.0  43.9  32.8     195
More than 12 years 12,536  23.3  19.1  37.2     199
Total 61,220 100.0 100.0  32.7     200
1 Includes only discharges aged 16 and above for employment status and aged 18 and older for years of education.
NOTE:  In LOS calculations, missing values of the associated variables were excluded.
SOURCE: Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS). Data received through 5.06.10.

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