Table 3.1
Clients in treatment, by facility operation: 2002-20061
Number and percent distribution
Facility operation Number of clients Percent distribution
2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Total 1,136,287 1,092,546 1,072,251 1,081,049 1,130,881 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Private non-profit   637,835   615,410   588,170   595,633   623,604  56.1  56.3  54.9  55.1  55.1
Private for-profit   291,122   282,161   296,533   302,595   328,763  25.6  25.8  27.7  28.0  29.1
Local, county, or community govt.   112,820   101,826    97,261    95,667    89,690   9.9   9.3   9.1   8.8   7.9
State government    43,746    45,649    43,455    42,431    41,298   3.8   4.2   4.1   3.9   3.7
Federal government    40,637    37,155    36,378    36,194    36,660   3.6   3.4   3.4   3.3   3.2
Dept. of Veterans Affairs    31,213    28,386    28,306    28,842    29,243   2.7   2.6   2.6   2.7   2.6
Dept. of Defense     7,749     6,020     6,335     5,771     5,452   0.7   0.6   0.6   0.5   0.5
Indian Health Service     1,339     2,331     1,582     1,458     1,910   0.1   0.2   0.1   0.1   0.2
Other       336       418       155       123        55      *      *      *      *      *
Tribal government
   10,127    10,345    10,454     8,529    10,866   0.9   0.9   1.0   0.8   1.0
1 Survey reference dates were: March 29, 2002, and March 31, 2003-2006. See Appendix A for changes in the survey base, methods, and instruments that affect analysis of trends over time. 
*  Less than 0.05 percent.
SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services (N-SSATS), 2002-2006. 

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