Table 10.10
Year 2005 discharges from OPIOID REPLACEMENT DETOXIFICATION1
by employment status (aged 16 and over), according to reason for discharge: TEDS 2005
Number, percent distribution, and median and average lengths of stay
[Based on linked admission and discharge data reported by 20 States and jurisdictions that offered opioid replacement detoxification and reported these data to TEDS.]
Employment status Number Reason for discharge, transfer, or discontinuance of treatment
Completed Transferred Completed or
transferred
Dropped
out
Terminated Other
Total discharges
aged 16 and over
23,622 8,267 4,617 12,884 8,528 722 1,488
Number
Employed  6,079 1,754 1,225  2,979 2,496  91   513
Full time  4,228 1,294   669  1,963 1,813  72   380
Part time  1,851   460   556  1,016   683  19   133
Unemployed  6,498 2,086 1,386  3,472 2,514 101   411
Not in labor force  8,339 2,846 1,696  4,542 3,122 119   556
No. of discharges  20,916 6,686 4,307 10,993 8,132 311 1,480
Column percent
Employed  29.1  26.2  28.4  27.1  30.7  29.3  34.7
Full time  20.2  19.4  15.5  17.9  22.3  23.2  25.7
Part time   8.8   6.9  12.9   9.2   8.4   6.1   9.0
Unemployed  31.1  31.2  32.2  31.6  30.9  32.5  27.8
Not in labor force  39.9  42.6  39.4  41.3  38.4  38.3  37.6
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Row percent
Employed 100.0  28.9  20.2  49.0  41.1   1.5   8.4
Full time 100.0  30.6  15.8  46.4  42.9   1.7   9.0
Part time 100.0  24.9  30.0  54.9  36.9   1.0   7.2
Unemployed 100.0  32.1  21.3  53.4  38.7   1.6   6.3
Not in labor force 100.0  34.1  20.3  54.5  37.4   1.4   6.7
Total  100.0  32.0  20.6  52.6  38.9   1.5   7.1
Median length of stay (days)
Employed  14  10  11  14  83  19
Full time  14   9   8  14  80  19
Part time  15  14  16  13  85  18
Unemployed   9   8   6  12  10  19
Not in labor force  13   8  10  15   4  19
Total   12   8   7    14  27  19
Average length of stay (days)
Employed  32  25  30  35 143  33
Full time  34  25  31  37 145  32
Part time  30  25  28  31 136  37
Unemployed  28  20  19  34  99  44
Not in labor force  42  26  46  52  71  47
Total   35  24  33    41 101  41
1 Includes ambulatory detoxification (n = 13,369; 57 percent), free-standing residential detoxification (n = 10,002; 42 percent), and hospital detoxification (n = 261; 1 percent) where opioid replacement therapy was planned.
SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS). Data received through 10.03.06.

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