Table 10.7
Year 2005 discharges from OPIOID REPLACEMENT DETOXIFICATION1
by age at first 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.]
Age at first 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
12 years or under  1,060   598   290    888   112  50    10
13 to 14 years  1,181   628   294    922   171  74    14
15 to 17 years  2,579 1,382   667  2,049   384 117    29
18 to 21 years  2,371 1,077   591  1,668   519 130    54
Over 21 years  3,684 1,636   876  2,512   833 243    96
No. of discharges  10,875 5,321 2,718  8,039 2,019 614   203
Column percent
12 years or under   9.7  11.2  10.7  11.0   5.5   8.1   4.9
13 to 14 years  10.9  11.8  10.8  11.5   8.5  12.1   6.9
15 to 17 years  23.7  26.0  24.5  25.5  19.0  19.1  14.3
18 to 21 years  21.8  20.2  21.7  20.7  25.7  21.2  26.6
Over 21 years  33.9  30.7  32.2  31.2  41.3  39.6  47.3
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Row percent
12 years or under 100.0  56.4  27.4  83.8  10.6   4.7   0.9
13 to 14 years 100.0  53.2  24.9  78.1  14.5   6.3   1.2
15 to 17 years 100.0  53.6  25.9  79.4  14.9   4.5   1.1
18 to 21 years 100.0  45.4  24.9  70.4  21.9   5.5   2.3
Over 21 years 100.0  44.4  23.8  68.2  22.6   6.6   2.6
Total  100.0  48.9  25.0  73.9  18.6   5.6   1.9
Median length of stay (days)
12 years or under   5   6   5   3   1   6
13 to 14 years   5   5   6   3   1  36
15 to 17 years   5   5   6   5   1  84
18 to 21 years   5   5   5  12   2  85
Over 21 years   5   5   5  15   3  55
Total    5   5   5     7   1  56
Average length of stay (days)
12 years or under  19  12  15  63  13  27
13 to 14 years  20  11  23  44  14  60
15 to 17 years  28  16  30  59  46 137
18 to 21 years  39  23  19  77  55 147
Over 21 years  40  21  26  74  73 117
Total   33  18  24    69  52 119
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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