Table 10.4
Year 2005 discharges from OPIOID REPLACEMENT DETOXIFICATION1
by race/ethnicity, 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.]
Race/ethnicity 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
White (non-Hispanic) 12,046 4,322 2,707  7,029 4,010 313   694
Black (non-Hispanic)  6,092 2,647 1,342  3,989 1,518 380   205
Hispanic origin  4,455 1,052   396  1,448 2,502  15   490
Other    975   231   157    388   483   6    98
No. of discharges  23,568 8,252 4,602 12,854 8,513 714 1,487
Column percent
White (non-Hispanic)  51.1  52.4  58.8  54.7  47.1  43.8  46.7
Black (non-Hispanic)  25.8  32.1  29.2  31.0  17.8  53.2  13.8
Hispanic origin  18.9  12.7   8.6  11.3  29.4   2.1  33.0
Other   4.1   2.8   3.4   3.0   5.7   0.8   6.6
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Row percent
White (non-Hispanic) 100.0  35.9  22.5  58.4  33.3   2.6   5.8
Black (non-Hispanic) 100.0  43.5  22.0  65.5  24.9   6.2   3.4
Hispanic origin 100.0  23.6   8.9  32.5  56.2   0.3  11.0
Other 100.0  23.7  16.1  39.8  49.5   0.6  10.1
Total  100.0  35.0  19.5  54.5  36.1   3.0   6.3
Median length of stay (days)
White (non-Hispanic)   8   7   7  13   3  19
Black (non-Hispanic)   6   5   7  12   1  20
Hispanic origin  16  21  15  13  44  19
Other  17  21  17  15 108  19
Total    9   7   7    13   1  19
Average length of stay (days)
White (non-Hispanic)  30  18  25  41  62  42
Black (non-Hispanic)  34  21  37  52  25  69
Hispanic origin  29  29  45  26 104  28
Other  53  30  64  61 227  44
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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