Table 3.5
Clients under age 18 in treatment, by type of care received,
and clients under age 18 in facilities with special programs or groups for adolescents: 1997-20031
Number and percent distribution
Type of care received and clients under age 18
in facilities with special programs or groups for
adolescents
Number of clients under age 18 Percent distribution
1997 1998 2000 2002 2003 1997 1998 2000 2002 2003
Total 81,456 100,322 84,917 91,851 92,251 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Type of care received  
Outpatient 70,656  86,480 74,474 80,383 80,945  86.7  86.2  87.7  87.5  87.7
Non-hospital residential  9,719  11,748  9,400 10,342 10,357  11.9  11.7  11.1  11.3  11.2
Hospital inpatient  1,081   2,094  1,043  1,126    949   1.3   2.1   1.2   1.2   1.0
Clients under age 18 in facilities with special programs or groups for adolescents 69,793  79,794 75,819 83,236 78,330  85.7  79.5  89.3  90.6  84.9
1 Survey reference dates were: Oct. 1, 1997-1998 and 2000, March 29, 2002, and March 31, 2003. See Appendix C for changes in the survey base, methods, and instruments that affect analysis of trends over time. No client data were collected in the 1999 survey.
SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Uniform Facility Data Set (UFDS), 1997-1998; National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services (N-SSATS), 2000, 2002-2003.