Table 10.11
Year 2005 discharges from OPIOID REPLACEMENT DETOXIFICATION1
by years of education (aged 18 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.]
Years of education Number Reason for discharge, transfer, or discontinuance of treatment
Completed Transferred Completed or
transferred
Dropped
out
Terminated Other
Total discharges
aged 18 and over
23,610 8,260 4,616 12,876 8,525 722 1,487
Number
Fewer than 12 years  8,308 2,894 1,557  4,451 3,128 200   529
12 years (or GED) 10,435 3,508 1,998  5,506 3,930 268   731
More than 12 years  4,282 1,585   920  2,505 1,385 167   225
No. of discharges  23,025 7,987 4,475 12,462 8,443 635 1,485
Column percent
Fewer than 12 years  36.1  36.2  34.8  35.7  37.0  31.5  35.6
12 years (or GED)  45.3  43.9  44.6  44.2  46.5  42.2  49.2
More than 12 years  18.6  19.8  20.6  20.1  16.4  26.3  15.2
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Row percent
Fewer than 12 years 100.0  34.8  18.7  53.6  37.7   2.4   6.4
12 years (or GED) 100.0  33.6  19.1  52.8  37.7   2.6   7.0
More than 12 years 100.0  37.0  21.5  58.5  32.3   3.9   5.3
Total  100.0  34.7  19.4  54.1  36.7   2.8   6.4
Median length of stay (days)
Fewer than 12 years   9   7   7  13   2  19
12 years (or GED)  10   7   8  13   1  19
More than 12 years   9   7   7  14   1  19
Total   10   7   7    13   1  19
Average length of stay (days)
Fewer than 12 years  33  20  33  42  59  46
12 years (or GED)  32  21  33  39  46  36
More than 12 years  32  22  29  40  48  50
Total   32  21  32    40  50  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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