Table 10.2
Year 2005 discharges from OPIOID REPLACEMENT DETOXIFICATION1
by gender, 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.]
Gender Number Reason for discharge, transfer, or discontinuance of treatment
Completed Transferred Completed or
transferred
Dropped
out
Terminated Other
Total discharges 23,632 8,270 4,618 12,888 8,532 724 1,488
Number
Male 16,793 5,919 3,125  9,044 6,112 560 1,077
Female  6,839 2,351 1,493  3,844 2,420 164   411
No. of discharges  23,632 8,270 4,618 12,888 8,532 724 1,488
Column percent
Male  71.1  71.6  67.7  70.2  71.6  77.3  72.4
Female  28.9  28.4  32.3  29.8  28.4  22.7  27.6
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Row percent
Male 100.0  35.2  18.6  53.9  36.4   3.3   6.4
Female 100.0  34.4  21.8  56.2  35.4   2.4   6.0
Total  100.0  35.0  19.5  54.5  36.1   3.1   6.3
Median length of stay (days)
Male   9   7   7  13   1  19
Female   9   7   7  14   1  19
Total    9   7   7    13   1  19
Average length of stay (days)
Male  29  19  27  38  40  38
Female  38  25  42  45  61  50
Total   32  21  32    40  45  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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