Table 4.13
Facilities offering services in sign language for the hearing impaired and in languages other than English,
by facility operation and primary focus of facility: March 31, 2003
Number and percent
Facility operation and primary focus Total   Number of facilities1   Percent1
Sign
language
Language Sign
language
Language
Any
language
other than
English
Spanish American
Indian/Alaska
Native
language
Other Any
language
other than
English
Spanish American
Indian/Alaska
Native
language
Other
Total  13,623 3,741 5,939 5,442 330 1,578  27.5  43.6  39.9   2.4  11.6
Facility operation        
Private non-profit  8,258 2,519 3,789 3,527 161   996  30.5  45.9  42.7   1.9  12.1
Private for-profit  3,403   563 1,317 1,206  44   365  16.5  38.7  35.4   1.3  10.7
Local, county, or community govt    979   418   499   465  21   146  42.7  51.0  47.5   2.1  14.9
State government    475   176   191   175  20    49  37.1  40.2  36.8   4.2  10.3
Federal government    339    39    77    58  23    22  11.5  22.7  17.1   6.8   6.5
Dept. of Veterans Affairs    196    22    30    28   3     7  11.2  15.3  14.3   1.5   3.6
Dept. of Defense    102    14    26    25   3    15  13.7  25.5  24.5   2.9  14.7
Indian Health Service     34     3    17     1  17     - -   8.8  50.0   2.9  50.0      - -
Other      7     - -     4     4   - -     - -      - -  57.1  57.1      - -      - -
Tribal government    169    26    66    11  61     - -  15.4  39.1   6.5  36.1      - -
Primary focus of facility        
Substance abuse treatment services  8,351 1,942 3,627 3,373 169   835  23.3  43.4  40.4   2.0  10.0
Mental health services  1,157   389   428   365  24   156  33.6  37.0  31.5   2.1  13.5
Mix of mental health and substance
    abuse treatment services
 3,600 1,284 1,689 1,540 122   522  35.7  46.9  42.8   3.4  14.5
General health care    249    72    96    72  13    40  28.9  38.6  28.9   5.2  16.1
Other/unknown    266    54    99    92   2    25  20.3  37.2  34.6   0.8   9.4
1 Number of facilities sums to more than the Total column, and percents sum to more than 100 percent, because a facility could offer services in more than one language.
- -  Quantity is zero.
SOURCE:  Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services (N-SSATS), 2003.