Table 9.3
Discharges aged 12 and older from medication-assisted opioid detoxification.
Characteristics at admission, by treatment completion/transfer: 2009
Number, percent distribution, treatment completion/transfer rate, and median length of stay (LOS)
[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 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
  22,341      64.9       5
Gender
Male 15,113  67.1  68.7  64.3       5
Female 7,227  32.9  31.3  66.0       5
Total  22,340 100.0 100.0  64.9       5
Age at admission
12 to 20 years 1,231   5.7   5.1  67.5       5
21 to 30 years 7,127  32.7  30.4  66.5       5
31 to 40 years 4,963  22.4  21.9  65.4       5
41 to 50 years 5,693  25.1  26.1  64.0       4
Over 50 years 3,327  14.0  16.6  61.0       5
Total  22,341 100.0 100.0  64.9       5
Race/ethnicity
White (non-Hispanic) 13,425  59.5  61.6  64.1       5
Black (non-Hispanic) 3,658  19.9  10.0  78.5       4
Hispanic origin 3,852  15.1  21.4  56.5       6
Other 1,364   5.6   7.0  59.8       4
Total  22,299 100.0 100.0  64.9       5
Primary substance
Alcohol 1,975  10.8   5.1  79.5       4
Opiates 19,653  85.4  92.6  63.0       5
Marijuana/hashish    57   0.3   0.2  77.2       6
Cocaine   236   1.3   0.6  79.7       5
Stimulants    69   0.3   0.3  63.8       6
Other/unknown   351   1.8   1.1  74.9       6
Total  22,341 100.0 100.0  64.9       5
Frequency of use
No use in the past month   410   1.7   2.0  61.2      21
Some use 1,970   8.4   9.7  61.7      17
Daily use 19,860  89.8  88.3  65.3       5
Total  22,240 100.0 100.0  64.9       5
No. of prior treatment episodes
None 6,944  31.4  30.9  65.3       5
1 or more 15,311  68.6  69.1  64.8       5
Total  22,255 100.0 100.0  65.0       5
Treatment referral source
Criminal justice/DUI   501   2.7   1.5  76.4       5
Self or individual 18,005  78.7  86.7  62.4       5
Health care/community 3,588  18.7  11.8  74.3       5
Total  22,094 100.0 100.0  64.7       5
Employment status1
Employed 3,764  14.7  21.2  56.0       7
Unemployed/Not in labor force 18,392  85.3  78.8  66.5       5
Total  22,156 100.0 100.0  64.7       5
Years of education1
Fewer than 12 years 7,082  29.0  37.8  58.5       5
12 years (or GED) 10,379  48.4  44.7  66.6       5
More than 12 years 4,585  22.6  17.5  70.4       5
Total  22,046 100.0 100.0  64.8       5
1 Includes only discharges aged 16 and above for employment status and aged 18 and older for years of education.
NOTE: In LOS calculations, missing values of the associated variables were excluded.
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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