Table 9.4
Year 2005 discharges from OUTPATIENT OPIOID REPLACEMENT therapy1
by race/ethnicity, 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.]
Race/ethnicity Total Reason for discharge, transfer, or discontinuance of treatment
Completed Transferred Completed or
transferred
Dropped
out
Terminated Other
Total discharges 49,209 5,340 8,526 13,866 21,923 6,222 7,198
Number
White (non-Hispanic) 22,977 3,075 3,543  6,618  9,997 3,045 3,317
Black (non-Hispanic) 12,745   852 2,873  3,725  5,498 1,943 1,579
Hispanic origin 11,555 1,188 1,768  2,956  5,542 1,071 1,986
Other  1,683   189   304    493    803   111   276
No. of discharges  48,960 5,304 8,488 13,792 21,840 6,170 7,158
Column percent
White (non-Hispanic)  46.9  58.0  41.7  48.0  45.8  49.4  46.3
Black (non-Hispanic)  26.0  16.1  33.8  27.0  25.2  31.5  22.1
Hispanic origin  23.6  22.4  20.8  21.4  25.4  17.4  27.7
Other   3.4   3.6   3.6   3.6   3.7   1.8   3.9
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Row percent
White (non-Hispanic) 100.0  13.4  15.4  28.8  43.5  13.3  14.4
Black (non-Hispanic) 100.0   6.7  22.5  29.2  43.1  15.2  12.4
Hispanic origin 100.0  10.3  15.3  25.6  48.0   9.3  17.2
Other 100.0  11.2  18.1  29.3  47.7   6.6  16.4
Total  100.0  10.8  17.3  28.2  44.6  12.6  14.6
Median length of stay (days)
White (non-Hispanic) 119 161 143  85 158 146
Black (non-Hispanic) 128 191  77 107 247 210
Hispanic origin 149 201 176 101 240 175
Other 130 191 248 104 159 123
Total  128 180 125    95 195 166
Average length of stay (days)
White (non-Hispanic) 229 271 266 184 255 260
Black (non-Hispanic) 261 316 215 225 352 329
Hispanic origin 257 311 275 210 354 289
Other 257 328 360 198 281 255
Total  245 289 254   202 303 283
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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