Table 9.2
Discharges aged 12 and older from medication-assisted opioid detoxification.
Characteristics at admission, by reason for discharge: 2009
Number 
[Based on linked admission and discharge data reported by the 25 States and jurisdictions that offered medication-assisted
opioid detoxification and reported these data to TEDS.]
Characteristics at admission Reason for discharge 
Total Completed Transferred to
further treatment
Dropped out Terminated
by facility
Other
All intensive outpatient.
treatment discharges
.
 22,341  11,017   3,476   6,959     302     587
Gender
Male  15,113   7,440   2,280   4,808     193     392
Female   7,227   3,576   1,196   2,151     109     195
No. of discharges   22,340  11,016   3,476   6,959     302     587
Age at admission
12 to 20 years   1,231     625     206     357      14      29
21 to 30 years   7,127   3,491   1,251   2,060     136     189
31 to 40 years   4,963   2,512     736   1,479      78     158
41 to 50 years   5,693   2,877     767   1,872      52     125
Over 50 years   3,327   1,512     516   1,191      22      86
No. of discharges   22,341  11,017   3,476   6,959     302     587
Race/ethnicity
White (non-Hispanic)  13,425   6,383   2,217   4,244     204     377
Black (non-Hispanic)   3,658   2,438     434     644      55      87
Hispanic origin   3,852   1,549     628   1,552      36      87
Other   1,364     629     186     511       7      31
No. of discharges   22,299  10,999   3,465   6,951     302     582
Primary substance
Alcohol   1,975   1,383     188     339      18      47
Opiates  19,653   9,193   3,190   6,477     267     526
Marijuana/hashish      57      26      18      10       2       1
Cocaine     236     149      39      39       7       2
Stimulants      69      34      10      20       1       4
Other/unknown     351     232      31      74       7       7
No. of discharges   22,341  11,017   3,476   6,959     302     587
Frequency of use
No use in the past month     410     142     109     135       5      19
Some use   1,970     796     419     686      18      51
Daily use  19,860  10,020   2,940   6,106     279     515
No. of discharges   22,240  10,958   3,468   6,927     302     585
No. of prior treatment episodes
None   6,944   3,298   1,234   2,148      58     206
1 or more  15,311   7,707   2,217   4,766     244     377
No. of discharges   22,255  11,005   3,451   6,914     302     583
Treatment referral source
Criminal justice/DUI     501     295      88      78      10      30
Self or individual  18,005   8,668   2,572   6,141     171     453
Health care/community   3,588   1,863     803     712     115      95
No. of discharges   22,094  10,826   3,463   6,931     296     578
Employment status1
Employed   3,764   1,438     671   1,459      55     141
Unemployed/Not in labor force  18,392   9,442   2,792   5,470     245     443
No. of discharges   22,156  10,880   3,463   6,929     300     584
Years of education1
Fewer than 12 years   7,082   3,148     996   2,670     102     166
12 years (or GED)  10,379   5,293   1,617   3,038     141     290
More than 12 years   4,585   2,386     843   1,174      57     125
No. of discharges   22,046  10,827   3,456   6,882     300     581
1 Includes only discharges aged 16 and above for employment status and aged 18 and older for years of education.
NOTE: The "Other" category includes clients who were discharged because they were incarcerated, died, moved, became ill, were hospitalized, or other reason somewhat out of client's control, or if the client status at discharge was not known.
SOURCE: Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS). Data received through 10.10.11.

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