Table 9.11
Year 2005 discharges from OUTPATIENT OPIOID REPLACEMENT therapy1
by years of education (aged 18 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.]
Years of education Total Reason for discharge, transfer, or discontinuance of treatment
Completed Transferred Completed or
transferred
Dropped
out
Terminated Other
Total discharges
aged 18 and over
48,915 5,270 8,502 13,772 21,794 6,182 7,167
Number
Fewer than 12 years 18,395 1,647 3,258  4,905  8,353 2,277 2,860
12 years (or GED) 21,186 2,452 3,496  5,948  9,435 2,750 3,053
More than 12 years  9,009 1,127 1,719  2,846  3,816 1,120 1,227
No. of discharges  48,590 5,226 8,473 13,699 21,604 6,147 7,140
Column percent
Fewer than 12 years  37.9  31.5  38.5  35.8  38.7  37.0  40.1
12 years (or GED)  43.6  46.9  41.3  43.4  43.7  44.7  42.8
More than 12 years  18.5  21.6  20.3  20.8  17.7  18.2  17.2
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Row percent
Fewer than 12 years 100.0   9.0  17.7  26.7  45.4  12.4  15.5
12 years (or GED) 100.0  11.6  16.5  28.1  44.5  13.0  14.4
More than 12 years 100.0  12.5  19.1  31.6  42.4  12.4  13.6
Total  100.0  10.8  17.4  28.2  44.5  12.7  14.7
Median length of stay (days)
Fewer than 12 years 130 184 126  95 203 176
12 years (or GED) 126 176 125  94 195 165
More than 12 years 133 183 124 104 185 152
Total  129 181 125    96 196 167
Average length of stay (days)
Fewer than 12 years 250 296 260 200 323 297
12 years (or GED) 243 288 254 200 292 281
More than 12 years 246 292 244 214 294 260
Total  246 291 254   203 304 284
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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