Table 5.4
Clients under age 18 in treatment, by facility operation and primary focus of facility: March 31, 2003
Number and percent distribution
Primary focus Number of clients under age 181
Total Facility operation
Private
non-
profit
Private
for-
profit
Local
govt.
State
govt.
Total
Federal
govt.
Federal govt. Tribal
govt.
Dept. of
Veterans
Affairs
Dept. of
Defense
Indian
Health
Service
Other
Number, by primary focus of facility 92,251 60,475 15,315 10,609 3,983 351 - - 29 292 30 1,518
Substance abuse treatment services 53,460 36,118  8,354  5,933 2,309 120 - - 18  95  7   626
Mental health services  7,121  5,139  1,092    802    80   - - - - - -   - - - -     8
Mix of mental health and substance abuse treatment services 29,845 17,981  5,719  3,622 1,493 184 - - 10 151 23   846
General health care    500    356       - -     61     - -  47 - -  1  46 - -    36
Other/unknown  1,325    881    150    191   101   - - - - - -   - - - -     2
Percent distribution, by primary focus of facility 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0      - - 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Substance abuse treatment services  58.0  59.7  54.5  55.9  58.0  34.2      - -  62.1  32.5  23.3  41.2
Mental health services   7.7   8.5   7.1   7.6   2.0      - -      - -      - -      - -      - -   0.5
Mix of mental health and substance abuse treatment services  32.4  29.7  37.3  34.1  37.5  52.4      - -  34.5  51.7  76.7  55.7
General health care   0.5   0.6      - -   0.6      - -  13.4      - -   3.4  15.8      - -   2.4
Other/unknown   1.4   1.5   1.0   1.8   2.5      - -      - -      - -      - -      - -   0.1
Percent distribution, by facility operation 100.0  65.6  16.6  11.5   4.3   0.4      - -      *   0.3      *   1.6
Substance abuse treatment services 100.0  67.6  15.6  11.1   4.3   0.2      - -      *   0.2      *   1.2
Mental health services 100.0  72.2  15.3  11.3   1.1      - -      - -      - -      - -      - -   0.1
General health care 100.0  71.2      - -  12.2      - -   9.4      - -   0.2   9.2      - -   7.2
Mix of mental health and substance abuse treatment services 100.0  60.2  19.2  12.1   5.0   0.6      - -      *   0.5   0.1   2.8
Other/unknown 100.0  66.5  11.3  14.4   7.6      - -      - -      - -      - -      - -   0.2
1 51 facilities reporting 4,493 total clients did not respond to the question about clients under age 18.
- -  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.