Table 9.9
Year 2005 discharges from OUTPATIENT OPIOID REPLACEMENT therapy1
by treatment referral source, 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.]
Treatment referral source 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
Self- or individual 34,091 3,259 5,615  8,874 16,063 4,300 4,854
Criminal justice/DUI  3,246   632   395  1,027  1,326   369   524
Alcohol/drug abuse care provider  6,533   624 1,603  2,227  2,286   927 1,093
Other health care provider  2,279   320   435    755    911   257   356
Other community referral  1,950   180   319    499    982   223   246
No. of discharges  48,099 5,015 8,367 13,382 21,568 6,076 7,073
Column percent
Self- or individual  70.9  65.0  67.1  66.3  74.5  70.8  68.6
Criminal justice/DUI   6.7  12.6   4.7   7.7   6.1   6.1   7.4
Alcohol/drug abuse care provider  13.6  12.4  19.2  16.6  10.6  15.3  15.5
Other health care provider   4.7   6.4   5.2   5.6   4.2   4.2   5.0
Other community referral   4.1   3.6   3.8   3.7   4.6   3.7   3.5
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Row percent
Self- or individual 100.0   9.6  16.5  26.0  47.1  12.6  14.2
Criminal justice/DUI 100.0  19.5  12.2  31.6  40.9  11.4  16.1
Alcohol/drug abuse care provider 100.0   9.6  24.5  34.1  35.0  14.2  16.7
Other health care provider 100.0  14.0  19.1  33.1  40.0  11.3  15.6
Other community referral 100.0   9.2  16.4  25.6  50.4  11.4  12.6
Total  100.0  10.4  17.4  27.8  44.8  12.6  14.7
Median length of stay (days)
Self- or individual 132 195 141  96 197 172
Criminal justice/DUI 101 101 137  87 113 106
Alcohol/drug abuse care provider 137 155  87 118 225 192
Other health care provider  85  85  95  62 115 110
Other community referral  93 101  92  74 207 136
Total  126 172 124    95 195 163
Average length of stay (days)
Self- or individual 248 303 271 202 303 285
Criminal justice/DUI 196 152 245 181 245 213
Alcohol/drug abuse care provider 257 276 208 225 331 323
Other health care provider 208 210 232 178 241 232
Other community referral 199 199 201 163 321 233
Total  242 271 253   201 302 281
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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