Table 5.4
Clients under age 18 in treatment, by facility operation and primary focus of facility: March 31, 2006
Number and percent distribution
Primary focus Total1 Facility operation
Private
non-
profit
Private
for-
profit
Local,
county, or
community
govt.
State
govt.
Total
Federal
govt.
Federal govt. Tribal
govt.
Dept. of
Veterans
Affairs
Dept. of
Defense
Indian
Health
Service
Other
Number of clients under age 18
Number, by primary focus of facility 91,873 57,879 17,772 10,279 3,932 448 22 53 373 - - 1,563
Substance abuse treatment services 50,952 32,653 9,649 5,638 2,210 282 - - 14 268 - - 520
Mental health services 5,944 3,318 1,637 759 208 13 13 - - - - 9
Mix of mental health and substance abuse treatment services 33,698 21,270 6,354 3,546 1,449 103 9 29 65 976
General health care 436 247 88 10 - - 50 - - 10 40 41
Other/unknown 843 391 44 326 65 - - - - 17
Column percent distribution
Percent distribution, by primary focus of facility 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 - - 100.0 100.0 - - 100.0
Substance abuse treatment services 55.5 56.4 54.3 54.8 56.2 62.9 - - 26.4 71.8 - - 33.3
Mental health services 6.5 5.7 9.2 7.4 5.3 2.9 - - - - - - 0.6
Mix of mental health and substance abuse treatment services 36.7 36.7 35.8 34.5 36.9 23.0 - - 54.7 17.4 62.4
General health care 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.1 - - 11.2 - - 18.9 10.7 2.6
Other/unknown 0.9 0.7 0.2 3.2 1.7 - - - - 1.1
Row percent distribution
Percent distribution, by facility operation 100.0 63.0 19.3 11.2 4.3 0.5 * 0.1 0.4 - - 1.7
Substance abuse treatment services 100.0 64.1 18.9 11.1 4.3 0.6 - - * 0.5 - - 1.0
Mental health services 100.0 55.8 27.5 12.8 3.5 0.2 0.2 - - - - 0.2
General health care 100.0 63.1 18.9 10.5 4.3 0.3 * 0.1 0.2 2.9
Mix of mental health and substance abuse treatment services 100.0 56.7 20.2 2.3 - - 11.5 - - 2.3 9.2 9.4
Other/unknown 100.0 46.4 5.2 38.7 7.7 - - - - 2.0
1 One hundred fifty-six facilities reporting 3,471 total clients did not respond to the question about clients under age 18.
* Less than 0.05 percent.
- - 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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