Table 6.10a
Year 2001 discharges from METHADONE treatment by reason for discharge, according to type of service:
TEDS 2001
Number and percent distribution
[Based on linked admissions and discharge data reported to TEDS by 22 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 10,271 756 1,095 4,060 3,455 338 62 505
Intensive outpatient 994 197 26 245 506 3 2 15
Residential/rehabilitation    
Short-term (<31 days) 199 65 13 77 35 1 - - 8
Long-term (31+ days) 857 207 21 212 401 3 - - 13
Hospital 185 61 41 55 24 1 - - 3
Detoxification 17,653 2,912 1,930 10,429 362 3 1 2,016
No. of discharges 30,159 4,198 3,126 15,078 4,783 349 65 2,560
Row percent
Ambulatory    
Outpatient 100.0 7.4 10.7 39.5 33.6 3.3 0.6 4.9
Intensive outpatient 100.0 19.8 2.6 24.6 50.9 0.3 0.2 1.5
Residential/rehabilitation    
Short-term (<31 days) 100.0 32.7 6.5 38.7 17.6 0.5 - - 4.0
Long-term (31+ days) 100.0 24.2 2.5 24.7 46.8 0.4 - - 1.5
Hospital 100.0 33.0 22.2 29.7 13.0 0.5 - - 1.6
Detoxification 100.0 16.5 10.9 59.1 2.1 - - * 11.4
Total 100.0 13.9 10.4 50.0 15.9 1.2 0.2 8.5
Column percent
Ambulatory    
Outpatient 34.1 18.0 35.0 26.9 72.2 96.8 95.4 19.7
Intensive outpatient 3.3 4.7 0.8 1.6 10.6 0.9 3.1 0.6
Residential/rehabilitation    
Short-term (<31 days) 0.7 1.5 0.4 0.5 0.7 0.3 - - 0.3
Long-term (31+ days) 2.8 4.9 0.7 1.4 8.4 0.9 - - 0.5
Hospital 0.6 1.5 1.3 0.4 0.5 0.5 - - 0.1
Detoxification 58.5 69.4 61.7 69.2 7.6 - - 1.5 78.8
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 99.4 100.0 100.0
* Less than 0.05 percent.
- - Quantity is zero.
SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS) - 5.31.03.