Table 5.3
Clients in treatment, according to substance abuse problem treated, by facility operation and primary focus of facility: March 31, 2005
Number and percent distribution
Facility operation and primary focus   Number of clients   Percent distribution
Total1 Substance abuse problem Total Substance abuse problem
Both alcohol
and drug
abuse
Drug
abuse only
Alcohol
abuse only
Both alcohol
and drug
abuse
Drug
abuse only
Alcohol
abuse only
Total  1,066,860 500,234 366,640 199,986 100.0  46.9  34.4  18.7
Facility operation  
Private non-profit   590,976 302,781 182,630 105,565 100.0  51.2  30.9  17.9
Private for-profit   294,957 106,229 133,434  55,294 100.0  36.0  45.2  18.7
Local, county, or community govt.    94,455  49,183  27,498  17,774 100.0  52.1  29.1  18.8
State government    42,158  19,418  15,896   6,844 100.0  46.1  37.7  16.2
Federal government    35,852  17,612   6,394  11,846 100.0  49.1  17.8  33.0
Dept. of Veterans Affairs    28,578  15,774   5,414   7,390 100.0  55.2  18.9  25.9
Dept. of Defense     5,693   1,016     697   3,980 100.0  17.8  12.2  69.9
Indian Health Service     1,458     747     250     461 100.0  51.2  17.1  31.6
Other       123      75      33      15 100.0  61.0  26.8  12.2
Tribal government     8,462   5,011     788   2,663 100.0  59.2   9.3  31.5
Primary focus of facility  
Substance abuse treatment services   738,220 326,318 291,898 120,004 100.0  44.2  39.5  16.3
Mental health services    45,992  23,600   9,856  12,536 100.0  51.3  21.4  27.3
Mix of mental health and substance
    abuse treatment services
  254,345 135,563  58,248  60,534 100.0  53.3  22.9  23.8
General health care    20,462  10,514   4,358   5,590 100.0  51.4  21.3  27.3
Other/unknown     7,841   4,239   2,280   1,322 100.0  54.1  29.1  16.9
1 Tabulations exclude 14,189 clients (1% of all clients) reported by 307 facilities that did not respond to this question.
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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