Table 10.3
Discharges from medication-assisted opioid detoxification.
Characteristics at admission, by treatment completion/transfer: TEDS 2006
Number, percent distribution, treatment completion/transfer rate, and median LOS
[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 No. of
med.-asst.
opi. detox
discharges
Completed treatment
or transferred to
further treatment
(percent distribution)
Did not complete
treatment or transfer
to further treatment
(percent
distribution)
Rate of treatment
completion or
transfer to further
treatment
Median LOS
(days) among
treatment
completers
16,652      55.4 10
Gender        
Male 11,650  69.4  70.7  54.9 10
Female  4,994  30.6  29.3  56.4 10
16,644 100.0 100.0  55.4 10
Age at admission        
Under 21 years    509   3.0   3.2  53.6  9
21 to 30 years  3,619  22.3  21.1  56.7  9
31 to 40 years  4,248  25.8  25.2  55.9  7
41 to 50 years  5,509  33.3  32.9  55.7  9
Over 50 years  2,766  15.8  17.7  52.5 20
16,651 100.0 100.0  55.4 10
Race/ethnicity        
White (non-Hispanic)  8,603  55.2  47.3  59.1  9
Black (non-Hispanic)  3,426  23.6  16.9  63.3  6
Hispanic origin  3,816  16.9  30.4  40.7 21
Other    790   4.3   5.3  50.3 20
16,635 100.0 100.0  55.3 10
Primary substance        
Alcohol  2,080  20.0   3.1  88.8  5
Opiates 13,093  66.2  94.1  46.6 21
Marijuana    114   1.1   0.2  87.7  4
Cocaine    979   9.1   1.8  86.0  4
Stimulants    171   1.7   0.2  90.6  6
Other/unknown    215   1.9   0.6  80.9  7
16,652 100.0 100.0  55.4 10
Frequency of use in past month        
No use    259   1.9   1.1  68.0 19
Some use  2,502  17.3  12.4  63.1 14
Daily use 13,803  80.8  86.5  53.5  9
16,564 100.0 100.0  55.2 10
No. of prior treatment episodes        
None  5,136  31.6  31.7  54.9 10
1 or more 11,095  68.4  68.3  55.0 10
16,231 100.0 100.0  55.0 10
Treatment referral source        
Criminal justice/DUI    914   7.0   4.3  65.9  8
Individual 10,734  55.6  81.0  44.7 20
Health care/community  4,308  37.4  14.7  75.0  7
15,956 100.0 100.0  54.1 12
Employment status        
Employed  4,560  28.4  30.7  50.9 18
Unemployed/Not in labor force 10,919  71.6  69.3  53.6 14
15,479 100.0 100.0  52.8 15
Years of education        
Fewer than 12 years  5,578  33.5  35.1  53.8  9
12 years (or GED)  7,408  45.4  45.6  54.8 11
More than 12 years  3,302  21.1  19.3  57.0 10
  16,288 100.0 100.0  54.9 10
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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