Table 4.4
Facility size, according to type of care offered, by facility operation and primary focus of facility: March 31, 2006
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 47 27 12 5 - - 140 19 8 16 4 9 8 4
Facility operation      
Private non-profit 39 48 30 13 5 - - 127 19 7 16 4 8 5 4
Private for-profit 40 40 20 10 2 2 164 18 7 12 3 15 11 5
Local, county, or community govt. 56 61 46 12 10 - - 172 17 12 16 6 10 4 3
State government 43 50 35 12 9 1 184 21 15 15 2 22 23 4
Federal government 55 49 32 10 9 - - 46 20 17 14 2 3 7 2
Dept. of Veterans Affairs 110 87 45 15 10 - - 48 22 17 19 2 3 8 2
Dept. of Defense 30 27 20 6 9 - - 10 4 - - 10 - - 1 - -
Indian Health Service 28 28 23 6 1 - - 38 9 - - 8 4 3 15 1
Other 28 23 23 10 5 5
Tribal government 32 32 25 10 5 - - 3 12 9 10 - - - - - - - -
Primary focus of facility      
Substance abuse treatment services 45 56 28 12 4 1 181 20 9 16 4 12 10 6
Mental health services 20 20 15 8 4 - - 8 11 3 10 1 6 8 2
Mix of mental health and substance
abuse treatment services
40 40 30 10 6 - - 10 18 6 15 3 9 7 4
General health care 32 40 27 10 6 1 16 17 14 9 2 5 6 3
Other/unknown
22 23 22 7 3 1 - - 16 2 14 - - 3 - - 5
1 Of 13,771 facilities, 1,054 facilities (8%) whose client counts were reported by another facility were not asked to respond to this question. Of the remaining 12,717 facilities, 661 facilities (5%) that included client counts for other facilities were excluded from tabulations for this table, and thus, tabulations are based on 12,056 facilities that responded to this question for their facility alone.
- - Quantity is zero.
No facilities in this category.
SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services (N-SSATS), 2006.

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