Table 4.4
Facility size, according to type of care offered, by facility operation and primary focus of facility: March 31, 2005
Median number of clients
Facility operation and primary focus   Median number of clients per facility1
All
facilities1
Type of care offered
Total
out-
patient
Outpatient Total
residen-
tial
Non-hospital residential Hospital inpatient
Regular Intensive Day
treatment
or partial
hospitali-
zation
Detox Methadone
maintenance
Short-
term
Long-
term
Detox Total
hospital
inpatient
Treat-
ment
Detox
Total 40 46 30 12 6 2 157 19 10 16 4 9 7 4
Facility operation      
Private non-profit 39 47 30 14 6 2 147 19 9 16 5 8 6 4
Private for-profit 40 40 20 10 4 2 179 18 9 12 3 14 9 5
Local, county, or community govt. 54 65 45 15 10 1 174 17 11 14 6 6 6 2
State government 49 62 50 18 15 3 67 27 25 18 2 24 23 6
Federal government 60 52 37 14 14 1 55 24 18 15 2 3 6 2
Dept. of Veterans Affairs 99 84 50 17 15 2 61 25 18 18 2 3 8 3
Dept. of Defense 33 30 18 9 11 - - 54 54 2 - - - - - -
Indian Health Service 30 34 32 4 9 - - - - 10 8 10 - - - - 3
Other 33 15 15 - - 42 10 37 10 8 2
Tribal government 32 30 24 12 4 - - - - 12 7 10 6 4 8 1
Primary focus of facility      
Substance abuse treatment services 45 56 30 14 5 2 185 19 12 16 5 11 10 6
Mental health services 22 23 20 10 6 1 - - 10 4 10 2 8 8 2
Mix of mental health and substance
abuse treatment services
40 40 30 12 7 1 - - 19 6 16 3 10 6 4
General health care 38 50 30 20 10 1 58 17 17 10 - - 5 5 4
Other/unknown 23 21 15 4 4 2 129 18 5 18 5 1 1 1
1 Of 13,371 facilities, 980 facilities whose clients counts were reported by another facility were not asked to respond to this question. Of the remaining 12,391 facilities, 649 facilities that included client counts for other facilities were excluded from tabulations for this table, and thus, tabulations are based on 11,742 facilities that responded to this question for their facility alone.
No facilities in this category.
- - Quantity is zero.
SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services (N-SSATS), 2005.

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