Table 10.2
Discharges from medication-assisted opioid detoxification.
Characteristics at admission, by reason for discharge: TEDS 2006
Number 
[Based on linked admission and discharge data reported by 22 States and jurisdictions that offered medication-assisted opioid detoxification and reported these data to TEDS.]
Characteristics at admission Reason for discharge (number)
Total Completed Transferred
to further
treatment
Dropped out Terminated
by facility
Other
All medication-assisted opioid detoxification discharges 16,652 5,565 3,653 6,827 245 362
Gender
Male 11,650 3,887 2,511 4,839 178 235
Female  4,994 1,674 1,142 1,984  67 127
No. of discharges 16,644 5,561 3,653 6,823 245 362
Age at admission
Under 21 years    509   173   100   204  11  21
21 to 30 years  3,619 1,179   873 1,400  74  93
31 to 40 years  4,248 1,451   923 1,702  70 102
41 to 50 years  5,509 1,861 1,205 2,273  71  99
Over 50 years  2,766   900   552 1,248  19  47
No. of discharges 16,651 5,564 3,653 6,827 245 362
Race/ethnicity
White (non-Hispanic)  8,603 2,932 2,153 3,152 158 208
Black (non-Hispanic)  3,426 1,500   668 1,111  61  86
Hispanic origin  3,816   909   646 2,188  21  52
Other    790   217   180   373   4  16
No. of discharges 16,635 5,558 3,647 6,824 244 362
Primary substance
Alcohol  2,080 1,255   591   168  53  13
Opiates 13,093 3,405 2,696 6,482 170 340
Marijuana    114    77    23    11   1   2
Cocaine    979   614   228   115  17   5
Stimulants    171   100    55    11   3   2
Other/unknown    215   114    60    40   1   - -
No. of discharges 16,652 5,565 3,653 6,827 245 362
Frequency of use in past month
No use    259    91    85    74   4   5
Some use  2,502   988   592   868  17  37
Daily use 13,803 4,423 2,961 5,877 223 319
No. of discharges 16,564 5,502 3,638 6,819 244 361
No. of prior treatment episodes
None  5,136 1,648 1,171 2,124  79 114
1 or more 11,095 3,727 2,380 4,582 164 242
No. of discharges 16,231 5,375 3,551 6,706 243 356
Treatment referral source
Criminal justice/DUI    914   410   192   282   8  22
Individual 10,734 2,770 2,027 5,532 164 241
Health care/community  4,308 1,972 1,258   922  61  95
No. of discharges 15,956 5,152 3,477 6,736 233 358
Employment status
Employed  4,560 1,383   936 2,079  76  86
Unemployed/Not in labor force 10,919 3,299 2,559 4,633 157 271
No. of discharges 15,479 4,682 3,495 6,712 233 357
Years of education
Fewer than 12 years  5,578 1,730 1,269 2,367  91 121
12 years (or GED)  7,408 2,513 1,546 3,075  94 180
More than 12 years  3,302 1,146   737 1,309  55  55
No. of discharges 16,288 5,389 3,552 6,751 240 356
SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS). Data received through 9.03.08.

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