Table 6.10a
Year 2000 discharges from METHADONE treatment by reason for discharge, according to type of service: TEDS 2000
Number and percent distribution
[Based on linked admissions and discharge data reported to TEDS by 18 States and jurisdictions.]
Type of service Total Reason for discharge, transfer, or discontinuance of treatment
Treatment completed Transferred
to other SA treatment
Left against professional advice Terminated
by facility
Incar-
cerated
Death Other
Number
Ambulatory
Outpatient  7,308  674  702  2,713  2,422  323  119  355
Intensive outpatient  579  182  25  149  191  - -  1  31
Residential/rehabilitation
Short-term (<31 days)  166  77  6  56  16  1  - -  10
Long-term (31+ days)  558  151  25  167  197  1  1  16
Hospital  154  35  54  47  13  - -  - -  5
Detoxification  1,078  323  45  480  184  - -  1  45
No. of discharges  9,843  1,442  857  3,612  3,023  325  122  462
Row percent
Ambulatory
Outpatient  100.0  9.2  9.6  37.1  33.1  4.4  1.6  4.9
Intensive outpatient  100.0  31.4  4.3  25.7  33.0  - -  0.2  5.4
Residential/rehabilitation
Short-term (<31 days)  100.0  46.4  3.6  33.7  9.6  0.6  - -  6.0
Long-term (31+ days)  100.0  27.1  4.5  29.9  35.3  0.2  0.2  2.9
Hospital  100.0  22.7  35.1  30.5  8.4  - -  - -  3.2
Detoxification  100.0  30.0  4.2  44.5  17.1  - -  0.1  4.2
Total  100.0  14.7  8.7  36.7  30.7  3.3  1.2  4.7
Column percent
Ambulatory
Outpatient  74.2  46.7  81.9  75.1  80.1  99.4  97.5  76.8
Intensive outpatient  5.9  12.6  2.9  4.1  6.3  - -  0.8  6.7
Residential/rehabilitation
Short-term (<31 days)  1.7  5.3  0.7  1.6  0.5  0.3  - -  2.2
Long-term (31+ days)  5.7  10.5  2.9  4.6  6.5  0.3  0.8  3.5
Hospital  1.6  2.4  6.3  1.3  0.4  - -  - -  1.1
Detoxification  11.0  22.4  5.3  13.3  6.1  - -  0.8  9.7
Total  100.0  100.0  100.0  100.0  100.0  100.0  100.0  100.0
- -  Quantity is zero.
SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS) - 4.1.02.