Appendix B

Item Percentage Response Rates for N-SSATS 2004

This Appendix contains a table of response rates for selected questions from the N-SSATS 2004 questionnaire. As seen in the table, the majority of response rates exceeded 99 percent.

Table B.1
N-SSATS item percentage response rates: 2004
Question
number
Description Response rate (%) Question number Description Response rate (%)
Q2 Primary focus substance abuse/mental health/general health/mix  99.8 Q14b Substance abuse treatment in Hopi  98.2
Q3 Operated by  99.9 Q14b Substance abuse treatment in Lakota  98.3
Q3a Federal govt. agency  99.4 Q14b Substance abuse treatment in Navajo  98.2
Q9 Substance abuse hotline  99.8 Q14b Substance abuse treatment in Yupik  98.2
Q10 Assessment: Substance abuse  99.7 Q14b Substance abuse treatment in other Amer. Indian/Alaska lang  97.6
Q10 Assessment: Mental health  95.6 Q14b Substance abuse treatment in Arabic  98.3
Q10 Therapy: Family counseling  99.0 Q14b Substance abuse treatment in Chinese  98.2
Q10 Therapy: Group  99.5 Q14b Substance abuse treatment in Creole  98.0
Q10 Therapy: Individual  99.7 Q14b Substance abuse treatment in French  98.3
Q10 Therapy: Relapse prevention  98.8 Q14b Substance abuse treatment in German  98.2
Q10 Therapy: Aftercare counseling  98.9 Q14b Substance abuse treatment in Hmong  98.3
Q10 Pharmacotherapies: Antabuse  98.9 Q14b Substance abuse treatment in Korean  98.1
Q10 Pharmacotherapies: Naltrexone  98.5 Q14b Substance abuse treatment in Polish  98.2
Q10 Pharmacotherapies: Buprenorphine  98.2 Q14b Substance abuse treatment in Portuguese  98.0
Q10 Pharmacotherapies: Methadone  98.8 Q14b Substance abuse treatment in Russian  98.2
Q10 Testing: Breathalyzer or blood alcohol  99.2 Q14b Substance abuse treatment in Spanish  98.7
Q10 Testing: Drug/alcohol urine screen  99.8 Q14b Substance abuse treatment in Vietnamese  98.1
Q10 Testing Hepatitis B  98.1 Q14b Substance abuse treatment in other language  94.9
Q10 Testing Hepatitis C  98.2 Q15a Accepts adolescents  99.9
Q10 Testing: HIV  98.6 Q15a Accepts clients with co-occurring disorders  99.8
Q10 Testing: STD  98.1 Q15a Accepts non-DUI/DWI criminal justice clients  99.8
Q10 Testing: TB screen  98.6 Q15a Accepts persons with HIV/aids  99.8
Q10 Transitional: Assistance with social services  99.4 Q15a Accepts gays/lesbians  99.7
Q10 Transitional: Discharge planning  99.7 Q15a Accepts seniors/older adults  99.9
Q10 Transitional: Employment counseling or training  98.8 Q15a Accepts adult women  99.8
Q10 Transitional: Housing  99.1 Q15a Accepts pregnant/postpartum women  99.8
Q10 Other services: Case management  99.7 Q15a Accepts adult men  99.9
Q10 Other services: Child care  99.0 Q15b Program/group for adolescents  99.0
Q10 Other services: Domestic violence  99.2 Q15b Program/group for clients with co-occurring disorders  99.2
Q10 Other services: HIV/AIDS education  99.5 Q13 Program/group for non-DUI/DWI criminal justice clients  99.2
Q10 Other services: Outcome follow-up  99.4 Q15b Program/group for persons with HIV/AIDS  99.2
Q10 Other services: Transportation assistance  99.3 Q15b Program/group for gays/lesbians  99.3
Q10 Other services: Acupuncture  98.8 Q15b Program/group for seniors/older adults  99.3
Q10 Other services: Residential beds for clients' children  98.7 Q15b Program/group for adult women  99.2
Q11 Operates Opioid Treatment Program  99.9 Q15b Program/group for pregnant/postpartum women  99.2
Q11a OTP is maintenance/detoxification/both  99.8 Q15b Program/group for adult men  99.1
Q12 Program for DUI/DWI offenders  99.4 Q15b Program/group for other groups  98.7
Q13 Substance abuse treatment in sign language  99.6 Q16 Hospital inpatient substance abuse services offered 100.0
Q14 Substance abuse treatment in language other than English  99.9 Q16 Hospital inpatient services - Detoxification 100.0
Q14a Provider of services in language other than English  99.6 Q16 Hospital inpatient services - Rehab 100.0
Continued. See notes at end of table.
Table B.1 (cont.)
N-SSATS item percentage response rates: 2004
Question
number
Description Response rate (%) Question number Description Response rate (%)
Q17 Residential substance abuse services offered 100.0 Q25c Residential clients - Methadone detoxification/maintenance  99.7
Q17 Residential services - Detoxification 100.0 Q25c Residential - Buprenorphine detoxification/maintenance  99.5
Q17 Residential services - Short-term 100.0 Q25d Beds designated for substance abuse treatment - Residential  97.0
Q17 Residential services - Long-term 100.0 Q26 Outpatient substance abuse clients 3/31/04  99.9
Q18 Outpatient substance abuse services offered 100.0 Q26a Outpatient clients - Detoxification  99.6
Q18 Outpatient services - Detoxification 100.0 Q26a Outpatient clients - Methadone maintenance  99.7
Q18 Outpatient services - Methadone/LAAM maintenance 100.0 Q26a Outpatient clients - Day treatment/partial hospitalization  99.6
Q18 Outpatient services - Day treatment/partial hospitalization 100.0 Q26a Outpatient clients - Intensive outpatient  99.5
Q18 Outpatient- Intensive 100.0 Q26a Outpatient clients - Regular outpatient  99.4
Q18 Outpatient services - Regular 100.0 Q26a Outpatient clients - Total  99.5
Q19 Uses sliding fee scale  99.7 Q26b Outpatient clients under age 18  99.3
Q19b Offers treatment at no charge  99.5 Q26c Outpatient clients - Methadone detoxification/maintenance  99.6
Q20 Cash or self-payment for substance abuse treatment  98.8 Q26c Outpatient clients - Buprenorphine detoxification/maintenance  99.5
Q20 Medicare payments for substance abuse treatment  94.4 Q27 Percent treated for alcohol & drug abuse  99.3
Q20 Medicaid payments for substance abuse treatment  96.1 Q27 Percent treated for alcohol abuse only  99.2
Q20 State-financed health insurance  89.0 Q27 Percent treated for drug abuse only  99.2
Q20 Federal military insurance for substance abuse treatment  88.4 Q29 Other facilities included in client counts  99.9
Q20 Private health insurance for substance abuse treatment  96.8 Q29 Number of other facilities in client counts 100.0
Q20 Free treatment for all clients  99.4 Q32 Licensed/certified by state substance abuse agency  96.7
Q20 Other payments for substance abuse treatment  62.0 Q32 Licensed/certified by state mental health dept.  94.5
Q21 Receives Federal, state, county, local funds for subst abuse trtmt  97.7 Q32 Licensed/certified by state public health dept.  91.4
Q22 Agreements/contracts with managed care organizations  95.1 Q32 Licensed/certified by hospital licensing authority  93.3
Q23 Client counts for this facility only  99.9 Q32 Accredited by JCAHO  95.0
Q23 Client counts for this facility & others in organization  99.9 Q32 Accredited by CARF  92.7
Q23 Client counts reported by another facility  99.9 Q32 Accredited by NCQA  89.3
Q24 Hospital inpatient substance abuse clients 3/31/04  99.9 Q32 Accredited by COA  91.1
Q24a Hospital inpatient clients - Detoxification  97.7 Q32 Licensed/certified by other state agency  99.6
Q24a Hospital inpatient clients - Rehab  97.7 Q33 Has Internet access  82.6
Q24a Hospital inpatient clients - total  98.2 Q34 Has web site  98.2
Q24b Hospital inpatient clients under age 18  97.7  
Q24c Hospital inpatient clients - Methadone detoxification/maintenance  97.2  
Q24c Hospital inpatient clients - Buprenorphine detoxification/maintenance  96.5  
Q24d Beds designated for substance abuse treatment - Hosp inpatient  80.4  
Q25 Residential substance abuse clients 3/31/04 100.0  
Q25a Residential clients - Detoxification  99.6  
Q25a Residential clients - Short-term  99.6  
Q25a Residential clients - Long-term  99.7  
Q25a Residential clients -Total  99.7  
Q25b Residential clients under age 18  99.7      
SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services (N-SSATS), 2004.