Table 9.5
Year 2005 discharges from OUTPATIENT OPIOID REPLACEMENT therapy1
by primary substance at admission, 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.]
Primary substance at admission 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
Alcohol  1,287   495   108    603    378   167   139
Opiates 46,098 4,492 8,205 12,697 20,738 5,776 6,887
Cocaine    687   123   114    237    255   137    58
Marijuana/hashish    490   107    27    134    233    68    55
Stimulants    360    58    29     87    200    37    36
Other/unknown    287    65    43    108    119    37    23
No. of discharges  49,209 5,340 8,526 13,866 21,923 6,222 7,198
Column percent
Alcohol   2.6   9.3   1.3   4.3   1.7   2.7   1.9
Opiates  93.7  84.1  96.2  91.6  94.6  92.8  95.7
Cocaine   1.4   2.3   1.3   1.7   1.2   2.2   0.8
Marijuana/hashish   1.0   2.0   0.3   1.0   1.1   1.1   0.8
Stimulants   0.7   1.1   0.3   0.6   0.9   0.6   0.5
Other/unknown   0.6   1.2   0.5   0.8   0.5   0.6   0.3
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Row percent
Alcohol 100.0  38.5   8.4  46.9  29.4  13.0  10.8
Opiates 100.0   9.7  17.8  27.5  45.0  12.5  14.9
Cocaine 100.0  17.9  16.6  34.5  37.1  19.9   8.4
Marijuana/hashish 100.0  21.8   5.5  27.3  47.6  13.9  11.2
Stimulants 100.0  16.1   8.1  24.2  55.6  10.3  10.0
Other/unknown 100.0  22.6  15.0  37.6  41.5  12.9   8.0
Total  100.0  10.9  17.3  28.2  44.6  12.6  14.6
Median length of stay (days)
Alcohol  44  71  24  24  36  36
Opiates 139 210 132 102 212 174
Cocaine  32  47  14  24  27  41
Marijuana/hashish  44  78  60  32  52  39
Stimulants  14  59   3   8  15  52
Other/unknown  59  84  55  39  88 127
Total  128 180 125    95 195 166
Average length of stay (days)
Alcohol  85  99 101  64  71  98
Opiates 256 324 260 209 319 291
Cocaine  79  88  88  79  48 118
Marijuana/hashish  79 116 107  59  86  71
Stimulants  52  98  27  37  38  97
Other/unknown 155 150 163 107 306 157
Total  245 289 254   202 302 283
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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