Table 10.6
Year 2005 discharges from OPIOID REPLACEMENT DETOXIFICATION1
by frequency of use, 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.]
Frequency of use 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
No use in the past month    253   108    59    167    56   9    21
1-3 times in the past month    445   241   145    386    54   - -     5
1-2 times per week    547   318   150    468    62   5    12
3-6 times per week  1,289   474   324    798   404  15    72
Daily 20,842 7,019 3,897 10,916 7,909 643 1,374
No. of discharges  23,376 8,160 4,575 12,735 8,485 672 1,484
Column percent
No use in the past month   1.1   1.3   1.3   1.3   0.7   1.3   1.4
1-3 times in the past month   1.9   3.0   3.2   3.0   0.6      - -   0.3
1-2 times per week   2.3   3.9   3.3   3.7   0.7   0.7   0.8
3-6 times per week   5.5   5.8   7.1   6.3   4.8   2.2   4.9
Daily  89.2  86.0  85.2  85.7  93.2  95.7  92.6
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Row percent
No use in the past month 100.0  42.7  23.3  66.0  22.1   3.6   8.3
1-3 times in the past month 100.0  54.2  32.6  86.7  12.1      - -   1.1
1-2 times per week 100.0  58.1  27.4  85.6  11.3   0.9   2.2
3-6 times per week 100.0  36.8  25.1  61.9  31.3   1.2   5.6
Daily 100.0  33.7  18.7  52.4  37.9   3.1   6.6
Total  100.0  34.9  19.6  54.5  36.3   2.9   6.3
Median length of stay (days)
No use in the past month   7   5   7  15   2  18
1-3 times in the past month   5   4   7   9   - -  61
1-2 times per week   5   4   5   7   6  17
3-6 times per week   8   6   6  13   4  19
Daily  10   7   7  13   1  19
Total    9   7   7    13   1  19
Average length of stay (days)
No use in the past month  54  19  52 107 130  64
1-3 times in the past month  19   8  21  51   - - 114
1-2 times per week  15   8  13  48  46  41
3-6 times per week  36  23  45  43  60  31
Daily  32  22  31  39  46  41
Total   32  21  32    40  48  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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