Table 10.3
Discharges from medication-assisted opioid detoxification.
Characteristics at admission, by treatment completion/transfer: TEDS 2007
Number, percent distribution, treatment completion/transfer rate, and median LOS
[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 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
12,697      50.1 21
Gender        
Male  8,694  66.6  70.3  48.7 21
Female  4,002  33.4  29.7  53.0 20
12,696 100.0 100.0  50.1 21
Age at admission        
Under 21 years    481   4.4   3.2  57.8  9
21 to 30 years  3,094  26.8  21.9  55.2 16
31 to 40 years  2,865  22.1  23.1  49.0 21
41 to 50 years  3,932  28.6  33.3  46.3 21
Over 50 years  2,321  18.1  18.5  49.5 21
12,693 100.0 100.0  50.1 21
Race/ethnicity        
White (non-Hispanic)  6,916  61.6  47.6  56.5 21
Black (non-Hispanic)  1,568  11.7  13.0  47.4 30
Hispanic origin  3,412  21.4  32.5  39.8 21
Other    766   5.3   6.8  43.9 21
12,662 100.0 100.0  50.1 21
Primary substance        
Alcohol    399   5.5   0.8  87.5  3
Opiates 12,000  90.9  98.1  48.2 21
Marijuana     20   0.2   0.1  70.0  7
Cocaine    110   1.5   0.3  85.5  7
Stimulants     45   0.6   0.1  82.2  8
Other/unknown    123   1.3   0.6  67.5  8
12,697 100.0 100.0  50.1 21
Frequency of use in past month        
No use    265   2.0   2.2  47.2 21
Some use  1,611  15.3  10.1  60.4 21
Daily use 10,809  82.7  87.7  48.6 20
12,685 100.0 100.0  50.1 21
No. of prior treatment episodes        
None  3,994  32.8  30.6  52.0 21
1 or more  8,602  67.2  69.4  49.4 20
12,596 100.0 100.0  50.2 21
Treatment referral source        
Criminal justice/DUI    371   3.6   2.2  62.3 14
Individual 10,169  73.9  86.7  46.0 21
Health care/community  2,125  22.5  11.1  67.0 17
12,665 100.0 100.0  50.0 21
Employment status        
Employed  3,536  27.0  28.8  48.6 21
Unemployed/Not in labor force  9,144  73.0  71.2  50.7 20
12,680 100.0 100.0  50.1 21
Years of education        
Fewer than 12 years  4,280  30.5  37.3  45.1 21
12 years (or GED)  5,710  46.2  44.2  51.2 21
More than 12 years  2,647  23.4  18.5  55.9 20
  12,637 100.0 100.0  50.1 21
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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