Table 10.2
Discharges from medication-assisted opioid detoxification.
Characteristics at admission, by reason for discharge: TEDS 2007
Number 
[Based on linked admission and discharge data reported by 23 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 12,697 3,746 2,615 5,803 109 424
Gender
Male  8,694 2,523 1,715 4,087  71 298
Female  4,002 1,223   899 1,716  38 126
No. of discharges 12,696 3,746 2,614 5,803 109 424
Age at admission
Under 21 years    481   160   118   180   7  16
21 to 30 years  3,094   974   733 1,227  47 113
31 to 40 years  2,865   806   598 1,312  25 124
41 to 50 years  3,932 1,129   692 1,971  24 116
Over 50 years  2,321   674   474 1,112   6  55
No. of discharges 12,693 3,743 2,615 5,802 109 424
Race/ethnicity
White (non-Hispanic)  6,916 2,307 1,601 2,686  81 241
Black (non-Hispanic)  1,568   468   276   707  17 100
Hispanic origin  3,412   768   591 1,991   3  59
Other    766   193   143   406   3  21
No. of discharges 12,662 3,736 2,611 5,790   104   421
Primary substance
Alcohol    399   312    37    33   3  14
Opiates 12,000 3,261 2,523 5,715 103 398
Marijuana     20    12     2     4   - -   2
Cocaine    110    78    16    11   1   4
Stimulants     45    27    10     5   1   2
Other/unknown    123    56    27    35   1   4
No. of discharges 12,697 3,746 2,615 5,803 109 424
Frequency of use in past month
No use    265    58    67   125   6   9
Some use  1,611   608   365   598   7  33
Daily use 10,809 3,076 2,180 5,076  96 381
No. of discharges 12,685 3,742 2,612 5,799 109 423
No. of prior treatment episodes
None  3,994 1,219   859 1,749  37 130
1 or more  8,602 2,515 1,736 3,987  70 294
No. of discharges 12,596 3,734 2,595 5,736 107 424
Treatment referral source
Criminal justice/DUI    371   152    79   108   2  30
Individual 10,169 2,705 1,977 5,110  77 300
Health care/community  2,125   870   553   580  30  92
No. of discharges 12,665 3,727 2,609 5,798 109 422
Employment status
Employed  3,536 1,008   709 1,687  38  94
Unemployed/Not in labor force  9,144 2,733 1,904 4,108  70 329
No. of discharges 12,680 3,741 2,613 5,795 108 423
Years of education
Fewer than 12 years  4,280 1,099   833 2,161  35 152
12 years (or GED)  5,710 1,740 1,185 2,564  52 169
More than 12 years  2,647   890   590 1,044  22 101
No. of discharges 12,637 3,729 2,608 5,769 109 422
- -  Quantity is zero.
SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS). Data received through 8.31.09.

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