Table C.9
METHADONE DETOXIFICATION discharges:
Average length of stay in treatment (mean), maximum length of stay, and standard deviation of the mean: TEDS 2004
METHADONE DETOX: Gender Mean Maximum Standard deviation
All Com-
plete
Trans-
fer
Drop
out
Termi-
nated
Other All Com-
plete
Trans-
fer
Drop
out
Termi-
nated
Other All Com-
plete
Trans-
fer
Drop
out
Termi-
nated
Other
All 37.2 34.6 54.6 33.9 108.6 31.7 1,349 1,249 1,272 1,349 890 1,205 104.2 89.7 152.9 97.8 138.9 78.2
Male 33.6 31.8 49.3 30.5 101.9 29.8 1,272 1,214 1,272 1,214 619 1,205 92.4 74.2 138.9 88.9 131.2 69.7
Female 45.7 41.4 64.4 42.0 123.7 37.3 1,349 1,249 1,234 1,349 890 1,149 127.5 119.4 175.8 116.3 155.2 99.0
METHADONE DETOX: Age Mean Maximum Standard deviation
All Com-
plete
Trans-
fer
Drop
out
Termi-
nated
Other All Com-
plete
Trans-
fer
Drop
out
Termi-
nated
Other All Com-
plete
Trans-
fer
Drop
out
Termi-
nated
Other
All 37.2 34.6 54.6 33.9 109.1 31.7 1,349 1,249 1,272 1,349 890 1,205 104.2 89.7 153.0 97.8 139.2 78.2
<15 15.0 - - - - 15.0 - - - - 15 - - - - 15 - - - - n/a - - - - n/a - - - -
15-19 40.1 32.7 29.5 41.6 77.0 68.2 569 382 306 413 109 569 81.8 57.0 61.6 84.5 44.6 146.8
20-29 34.5 30.2 52.5 31.1 95.4 30.6 1,256 1,087 1,256 1,147 619 925 93.4 74.9 145.3 86.7 134.2 65.6
30-39 44.2 43.5 69.3 39.2 127.8 30.8 1,349 1,249 1,111 1,349 890 787 122.3 116.6 181.6 111.6 167.2 66.5
40-49 36.6 34.3 54.2 33.8 124.3 28.9 1,272 1,166 1,272 1,229 476 1,026 104.0 87.8 157.6 99.9 125.6 59.9
50+ 31.8 29.5 40.7 29.2 45.1 36.5 1,214 1,214 1,099 1,184 215 1,205 88.7 71.0 109.8 82.7 58.7 114.9
METHADONE DETOX: Race/ethnicity Mean Maximum Standard deviation
All Com-
plete
Trans-
fer
Drop
out
Termi-
nated
Other All Com-
plete
Trans-
fer
Drop
out
Termi-
nated
Other All Com-
plete
Trans-
fer
Drop
out
Termi-
nated
Other
All 36.7 33.8 53.0 33.7 112.6 31.7 1,349 1,249 1,272 1,349 890 1,205 102.5 85.3 149.3 97.5 141.8 78.3
White 38.9 31.3 54.0 37.7 103.7 33.7 1,349 1,166 1,272 1,349 890 1,040 107.5 78.2 154.7 105.7 151.0 79.1
Black 54.0 55.0 67.2 47.7 144.5 38.8 1,229 1,168 1,147 1,229 476 1,149 131.2 123.2 169.8 118.4 129.0 98.8
Hispanic 22.4 25.5 29.7 19.5 106.6 24.9 1,249 1,249 1,015 1,214 183 1,205 67.8 67.3 92.0 65.2 62.7 62.1
Other 44.9 33.3 55.5 47.1 29.5 44.3 1,034 730 1,014 1,034 55 1,026 110.9 76.3 140.9 114.9 36.1 109.5
METHADONE DETOX: Primary substance Mean Maximum Standard deviation
All Com-
plete
Trans-
fer
Drop
out
Termi-
nated
Other All Com-
plete
Trans-
fer
Drop
out
Termi-
nated
Other All Com-
plete
Trans-
fer
Drop
out
Termi-
nated
Other
All 37.2 34.6 54.6 33.9 108.6 31.7 1,349 1,249 1,272 1,349 890 1,205 104.2 89.7 152.9 97.8 138.9 78.2
Alcohol 59.2 18.6 108.8 128.5 8.5 2.5 1,184 1,166 1,099 1,184 10 6 212.8 113.9 274.8 322.8 2.1 2.1
Opiates 36.5 34.7 52.6 33.2 113.1 31.8 1,349 1,249 1,272 1,349 890 1,205 100.1 83.4 146.1 94.8 141.0 78.3
Cocaine 122.8 106.0 125.8 172.3 39.3 1.0 1,147 1,116 1,147 974 113 1 285.4 293.5 279.4 306.5 63.8 n/a
Marijuana 128.5 104.6 401.0 4.0 19.0 - - 794 697 794 4 19 - - 247.4 201.4 555.8 n/a n/a - -
Stimulants 9.1 9.9 4.0 8.3 19.0 5.0 115 115 14 21 19 5 16.0 17.3 3.5 11.0 n/a n/a
Other/unk 20.3 12.2 3.7 62.0 24.0 16.0 270 99 8 270 24 20 42.0 19.4 2.6 81.6 n/a 5.7
METHADONE DETOX: Frequency Mean Maximum Standard deviation
All Com-
plete
Trans-
fer
Drop
out
Termi-
nated
Other All Com-
plete
Trans-
fer
Drop
out
Termi-
nated
Other All Com-
plete
Trans-
fer
Drop
out
Termi-
nated
Other
All 37.2 34.6 54.7 33.9 108.6 31.7 1,349 1,249 1,272 1,349 890 1,205 104.2 89.8 153.1 97.8 138.9 78.2
No past mth 72.2 103.5 59.6 64.2 28.4 9.2 1,116 1,116 794 974 79 20 204.8 266.8 159.0 191.3 33.1 7.3
1-3 past mth 53.8 20.9 126.6 50.3 113.0 20.7 1,190 185 1,190 531 113 48 155.5 37.1 300.8 102.7 n/a 12.8
1-2 past wk 31.2 14.9 58.3 31.4 - - 68.6 670 177 575 307 - - 670 85.3 22.9 145.9 67.3 - - 165.0
3-6 past wk 25.5 24.9 75.8 21.0 94.4 23.2 1,166 1,166 1,147 1,151 242 427 90.0 68.1 234.5 75.1 103.1 44.1
Daily 38.5 35.9 52.7 35.8 112.2 32.4 1,349 1,249 1,272 1,349 890 1,205 104.5 89.6 144.6 100.5 142.8 80.0
METHADONE DETOX: Age at 1st use Mean Maximum Standard deviation
All Com-
plete
Trans-
fer
Drop
out
Termi-
nated
Other All Com-
plete
Trans-
fer
Drop
out
Termi-
nated
Other All Com-
plete
Trans-
fer
Drop
out
Termi-
nated
Other
All 87.2 77.1 103.2 82.6 109.2 102.8 1,272 1,249 1,272 1,214 890 925 168.1 170.0 220.8 141.3 139.1 155.8
12 & under 184.5 177.0 232.4 166.1 4.3 196.0 1,272 1,214 1,272 1,184 10 196 348.4 337.5 398.8 335.8 4.9 n/a
13-14 95.6 41.6 167.6 96.0 149.0 78.0 1,147 1,074 1,147 818 343 287 212.5 142.5 294.5 202.2 144.2 114.0
15-16 111.9 99.9 124.1 104.8 155.9 248.9 1,214 1,166 1,099 1,214 890 925 230.5 235.2 271.2 203.0 226.5 319.4
17-18 82.4 74.0 88.6 81.2 118.4 79.5 1,084 1,084 801 833 606 257 136.6 151.1 158.4 113.3 151.2 92.2
19-20 78.5 60.0 105.0 72.6 105.0 107.5 1,234 376 1,234 959 619 756 145.6 86.7 239.7 117.8 134.2 230.3
21-25 75.9 76.0 67.4 78.6 78.9 85.3 1,168 1,168 874 911 273 387 126.1 129.1 156.2 115.5 71.2 116.4
26+ 75.9 68.7 82.3 71.3 114.7 86.1 1,249 1,249 1,111 826 502 434 129.4 148.4 170.9 96.4 139.9 101.1
METHADONE DETOX: Prior treatment Mean Maximum Standard deviation
All Com-
plete
Trans-
fer
Drop
out
Termi-
nated
Other All Com-
plete
Trans-
fer
Drop
out
Termi-
nated
Other All Com-
plete
Trans-
fer
Drop
out
Termi-
nated
Other
All 36.0 33.7 54.0 32.6 100.6 31.0 1,349 1,249 1,272 1,349 890 1,205 102.8 87.7 153.0 96.3 134.4 77.0
No prior 37.3 33.7 63.5 30.6 98.8 38.1 1,256 1,116 1,256 1,184 493 1,040 109.6 93.8 181.7 89.7 133.7 95.3
1 prior 38.2 40.6 64.1 31.4 98.6 24.8 1,249 1,249 1,228 1,229 417 746 104.9 106.1 173.2 85.5 108.6 47.7
2 prior 36.3 31.3 48.8 35.1 117.7 29.6 1,214 1,166 822 1,214 619 382 97.7 79.3 128.6 100.7 158.1 54.2
3 prior 39.4 32.2 53.7 37.4 71.7 40.8 1,272 544 1,272 1,143 178 787 103.1 60.8 148.5 103.2 51.5 92.8
4 prior 38.0 39.8 42.0 40.2 39.6 21.5 1,168 1,168 1,111 1,117 88 196 105.7 107.5 127.2 111.0 30.3 24.1
5+ prior 31.9 27.7 43.5 30.4 119.7 30.0 1,349 1,087 1,151 1,349 890 1,205 97.2 65.0 124.6 98.3 186.5 90.6
METHADONE
DETOX:
Referral
source
Mean Maximum Standard deviation
All Com-
plete
Trans-
fer
Drop
out
Termi-
nated
Other All Com-
plete
Trans-
fer
Drop
out
Termi-
nated
Other All Com-
plete
Trans-
fer
Drop
out
Termi-
nated
Other
All 37.3 35.2 54.4 34.0 112.8 31.7 1,349 1,249 1,272 1,349 890 1,205 104.3 90.8 151.6 98.1 140.7 78.3
Individual 36.7 35.2 50.9 34.1 113.8 30.6 1,349 1,249 1,272 1,349 890 1,205 103.0 90.2 146.0 98.5 148.0 77.7
Crim justice 37.4 29.8 93.8 33.0 91.6 25.9 1,017 916 1,017 818 213 372 106.3 83.4 211.9 95.6 83.3 56.1
A/D care prov 58.8 61.6 80.5 41.7 113.5 35.4 1,184 1,116 1,099 1,184 345 196 156.9 150.9 196.3 141.9 115.6 57.4
Other hlth care 38.8 36.1 53.6 29.4 127.8 65.5 1,190 1,168 1,190 974 343 756 92.7 82.8 134.6 68.0 149.0 110.3
School 10.9 11.8 5.0 11.4 - - - - 20 20 5 17 - - - - 7.2 9.0 n/a 6.7 - - - -
Employer 10.0 10.0 - - - - - - - - 10 10 - - - - - - - - n/a n/a - - - - - - - -
Oth community 33.4 20.8 95.2 31.7 106.0 41.9 909 788 909 613 318 288 96.4 62.7 227.5 80.4 124.1 69.9
METHADONE DETOX: Employment Mean Maximum Standard deviation
All Com-
plete
Trans-
fer
Drop
out
Termi-
nated
Other All Com-
plete
Trans-
fer
Drop
out
Termi-
nated
Other All Com-
plete
Trans-
fer
Drop
out
Termi-
nated
Other
All 37.5 35.6 55.2 33.9 109.8 31.7 1,349 1,249 1,272 1,349 890 1,205 104.4 89.8 153.7 97.9 139.8 78.2
Employed 33.5 33.1 36.1 31.7 131.6 30.0 1,151 1,074 1,111 1,151 619 787 86.7 64.7 105.6 87.5 162.7 63.6
Full time 35.5 33.0 45.3 33.3 142.8 30.0 1,151 1,007 1,111 1,151 619 670 89.9 60.9 124.3 91.4 169.7 57.7
Part time 29.0 33.3 28.0 26.9 91.4 30.1 1,117 1,074 1,014 1,117 476 787 78.8 73.6 85.0 74.7 132.9 78.8
Unemployed 31.8 35.5 49.2 26.1 114.5 27.5 1,272 1,214 1,272 1,214 890 1,149 89.9 91.0 144.8 76.1 140.4 70.2
Not in lab force 44.6 37.1 78.6 41.1 62.5 38.4 1,349 1,249 1,256 1,349 345 1,205 124.3 100.0 192.9 116.7 72.0 98.2
METHADONE DETOX: Education Mean Maximum Standard deviation
All Com-
plete
Trans-
fer
Drop
out
Termi-
nated
Other All Com-
plete
Trans-
fer
Drop
out
Termi-
nated
Other All Com-
plete
Trans-
fer
Drop
out
Termi-
nated
Other
All 37.2 34.7 54.8 33.9 109.1 31.7 1,349 1,249 1,272 1,349 890 1,205 104.3 89.9 153.1 97.9 139.2 78.2
0-8 51.3 34.2 84.0 52.8 34.9 41.7 1,184 697 1,151 1,184 97 1,026 135.7 69.2 220.8 134.2 37.8 115.1
9-11 37.3 34.6 53.8 34.4 121.8 35.5 1,249 1,249 1,190 1,214 476 1,205 106.4 91.3 147.0 104.0 122.3 91.3
12 or GED 34.5 33.1 51.6 30.6 111.5 28.8 1,272 1,168 1,272 1,229 619 1,149 95.2 83.0 142.3 88.5 134.1 67.4
>12 38.9 39.7 53.9 33.6 109.4 30.3 1,349 1,214 1,256 1,349 890 1,040 108.8 111.0 157.1 90.0 179.4 68.1
n/a Number of discharges is 1; standard deviation cannot be computed.
- - Quantity is zero.
SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS). Data received through 2.1.2006.

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