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: 1998-20041
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
1998 2000 2002 2003 2004 1998 2000 2002 2003 2004
Total 100,322  84,917  91,851  92,251  91,112 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Type of care received  
Outpatient  86,480 74,474 80,383 80,945 79,405  86.2  87.7  87.5  87.7  87.2
Residential  11,748  9,400 10,342 10,357 10,492  11.7  11.1  11.3  11.2  11.5
Hospital inpatient   2,094  1,043  1,126    949  1,215   2.1   1.2   1.2   1.0   1.3
Clients under age 18 in facilities with special programs or groups for adolescents  79,794 75,819 83,236 78,330 75,878  79.5  89.3  90.6  84.9  83.3
1 Survey reference dates were: Oct. 1, 1998-2000, March 29, 2002, and March 31, 2003-2004. See Appendix C for changes in the survey base, methods, and instruments that affect analysis of trends over time. 
SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Uniform Facility Data Set (UFDS), 1998; National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services (N-SSATS), 2000, 2002-2004. No client data were collected in 1999, and no survey was conducted in 2001.