Table 10.5
Year 2005 discharges from OPIOID REPLACEMENT DETOXIFICATION1
by primary substance 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 andjurisdictions that offered opioid replacement detoxification and reported these data to TEDS.]
Primary substance 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
Alcohol  4,433 2,532 1,146  3,678   411 325    19
Opiates 15,895 3,680 2,719  6,399 7,802 234 1,460
Cocaine  2,104 1,309   427  1,736   214 149     5
Marijuana/hashish    269   177    60    237    23   9     - -
Stimulants    696   453   191    644    48   3     1
Other/unknown    235   119    75    194    34   4     3
No. of discharges  23,632 8,270 4,618 12,888 8,532 724 1,488
Column percent
Alcohol  18.8  30.6  24.8  28.5   4.8  44.9   1.3
Opiates  67.3  44.5  58.9  49.7  91.4  32.3  98.1
Cocaine   8.9  15.8   9.2  13.5   2.5  20.6   0.3
Marijuana/hashish   1.1   2.1   1.3   1.8   0.3   1.2      - -
Stimulants   2.9   5.5   4.1   5.0   0.6   0.4   0.1
Other/unknown   1.0   1.4   1.6   1.5   0.4   0.6   0.2
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Row percent
Alcohol 100.0  57.1  25.9  83.0   9.3   7.3   0.4
Opiates 100.0  23.2  17.1  40.3  49.1   1.5   9.2
Cocaine 100.0  62.2  20.3  82.5  10.2   7.1   0.2
Marijuana/hashish 100.0  65.8  22.3  88.1   8.6   3.3      - -
Stimulants 100.0  65.1  27.4  92.5   6.9   0.4   0.1
Other/unknown 100.0  50.6  31.9  82.6  14.5   1.7   1.3
Total  100.0  35.0  19.5  54.5  36.1   3.1   6.3
Median length of stay (days)
Alcohol   4   5   5   2   1   3
Opiates  17  21  14  14  72  19
Cocaine   4   4   5   2   1   9
Marijuana/hashish   4   4   6   2   1   - -
Stimulants   6   5   7   2   4   4
Other/unknown   6   6   7   5   5   6
Total    9   7   7    13   1  19
Average length of stay (days)
Alcohol   6   6  10   5   2  16
Opiates  44  40  45  43 129  42
Cocaine   9   5  21  16   8  14
Marijuana/hashish   8   8   8   5   6   - -
Stimulants   6   6   6   8   5   4
Other/unknown  11   8  10  18  46  12
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.
- - Quantity is zero.
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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