Table 9.10
Year 2005 discharges from OUTPATIENT OPIOID REPLACEMENT therapy1
by employment status (aged 16 and over), 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 28 States and jurisdictions that offered opioid replacement outpatient substance abuse therapy and reported these data to TEDS.]
Employment status Total Reason for discharge, transfer, or discontinuance of treatment
Completed Transferred Completed or
transferred
Dropped
out
Terminated Other
Total discharges
aged 16 and over
49,065 5,311 8,511 13,822 21,860 6,202 7,181
Number
Employed 12,624 1,759 1,785  3,544  5,824 1,786 1,470
Full time  9,120 1,288 1,211  2,499  4,284 1,330 1,007
Part time  3,504   471   574  1,045  1,540   456   463
Unemployed 13,031 1,243 2,233  3,476  5,859 1,753 1,943
Not in labor force 22,157 1,989 4,314  6,303  9,741 2,536 3,577
No. of discharges  47,812 4,991 8,332 13,323 21,424 6,075 6,990
Column percent
Employed  26.4  35.2  21.4  26.6  27.2  29.4  21.0
Full time  19.1  25.8  14.5  18.8  20.0  21.9  14.4
Part time   7.3   9.4   6.9   7.8   7.2   7.5   6.6
Unemployed  27.3  24.9  26.8  26.1  27.3  28.9  27.8
Not in labor force  46.3  39.9  51.8  47.3  45.5  41.7  51.2
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Row percent
Employed 100.0  13.9  14.1  28.1  46.1  14.1  11.6
Full time 100.0  14.1  13.3  27.4  47.0  14.6  11.0
Part time 100.0  13.4  16.4  29.8  43.9  13.0  13.2
Unemployed 100.0   9.5  17.1  26.7  45.0  13.5  14.9
Not in labor force 100.0   9.0  19.5  28.4  44.0  11.4  16.1
Total  100.0  10.4  17.4  27.9  44.8  12.7  14.6
Median length of stay (days)
Employed 129 179 146  99 175 159
Full time 131 182 149 101 180 161
Part time 123 175 133  92 149 156
Unemployed 109 170 108  80 153 146
Not in labor force 139 185 126 102 242 172
Total  127 182 123    94 195 162
Average length of stay (days)
Employed 244 301 277 200 274 278
Full time 248 307 278 204 279 285
Part time 234 283 275 188 260 263
Unemployed 218 277 220 179 262 252
Not in labor force 256 294 255 212 346 294
Total  243 292 250   200 301 279
1 Includes outpatient opioid replacement therapy clients (n = 46,702; 95 percent) and intensive outpatient opioid replacement therapy clients (n = 2,507; 5 percent).
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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