Table 10.3
Year 2005 discharges from OPIOID REPLACEMENT DETOXIFICATION1
by age at admission, 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.]
Age at admission 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
Under 21 years    639   268   132    400   184  19    36
21 to 30 years  4,813 1,602   964  2,566 1,831 141   275
31 to 40 years  6,677 2,406 1,273  3,679 2,366 233   399
41 to 50 years  7,958 2,818 1,553  4,371 2,827 254   506
Over 50 years  3,542 1,175   695  1,870 1,323  77   272
No. of discharges  23,629 8,269 4,617 12,886 8,531 724 1,488
Column percent
Under 21 years   2.7   3.2   2.9   3.1   2.2   2.6   2.4
21 to 30 years  20.4  19.4  20.9  19.9  21.5  19.5  18.5
31 to 40 years  28.3  29.1  27.6  28.6  27.7  32.2  26.8
41 to 50 years  33.7  34.1  33.6  33.9  33.1  35.1  34.0
Over 50 years  15.0  14.2  15.1  14.5  15.5  10.6  18.3
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Row percent
Under 21 years 100.0  41.9  20.7  62.6  28.8   3.0   5.6
21 to 30 years 100.0  33.3  20.0  53.3  38.0   2.9   5.7
31 to 40 years 100.0  36.0  19.1  55.1  35.4   3.5   6.0
41 to 50 years 100.0  35.4  19.5  54.9  35.5   3.2   6.4
Over 50 years 100.0  33.2  19.6  52.8  37.4   2.2   7.7
Total  100.0  35.0  19.5  54.5  36.1   3.1   6.3
Median length of stay (days)
Under 21 years   7   7   6  11   1  20
21 to 30 years   8   7   7  12   4  19
31 to 40 years   8   6   7  13   1  19
41 to 50 years  10   7   8  13   1  19
Over 50 years  14   9  10  15   1  19
Total    9   7   7    13   1  19
Average length of stay (days)
Under 21 years  21  16  12  28  76  33
21 to 30 years  27  20  22  32  64  39
31 to 40 years  33  20  33  43  42  47
41 to 50 years  34  22  39  40  36  47
Over 50 years  33  21  29  46  37  27
Total   32  21  31    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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