TABLE 4

Characteristics of Home Treatment Programs

CategoryResponse%No. of Institutions
Pharmacotherapy, n = 51Methadone39.220
Phenobarbital32.717
Morphine17.39
Tincture of opium7.74
Clonidine1.91
Frequency of physician visits, n = 51Daily0.00
2−3 times per week11.76
Once per week50.926
Once every other week7.84
As-needed23.512
Home health nursing only5.93
Length of at-home treatment, n = 46≤10 d6.53
11−30 d54.325
31−60 d34.816
≥1 d4.32