Table 2

Administrative dataset variables (Patients)
Addiction treatment services • Start/completion of detoxification program
• Start/completion of residential treatment  program
• Start/discontinuation of opioid dependency  program
• Start/completion of outpatient addiction  programming
• Primary substance for which treatment   was sought
Ambulatory health services • Service date and time
• Triage level
• Disposition
• Major Ambulatory Category code   (high level diagnostic grouping)
• Ambulance transport (yes or no)
Inpatient health services • Service date and time
• Admit category (elective, urgent)
• Length of stay
• Disposition
• Resource Intensity Weight
• Case Mix Group

Salvalaggio et al.

Salvalaggio et al. BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:108   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-108

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