Table 3.2
Clients in treatment by type of care received and clients receiving methadone or buprenorphine: 2003-20071
Number and percent distribution
Type of care received and clients receiving methadone Number of clients Percent distribution
2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
Total  1,092,546 1,072,251 1,081,049 1,130,881 1,135,425 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Type of care received  
Outpatient   968,719   954,551   961,805 1,008,915 1,016,913  88.7  89.0  89.0  89.2  89.6
Regular   587,975   564,300   569,272   589,542   595,459  53.8  52.6  52.7  52.1  52.4
Intensive    128,127   121,862   125,573   128,706   132,977  11.7  11.4  11.6  11.4  11.7
Detoxification    11,770    12,064    13,474    12,579    12,705   1.1   1.1   1.2   1.1   1.1
Day treatment/partial hospitalization    27,728    28,133    24,928    24,039    22,297   2.5   2.6   2.3   2.1   2.0
Methadone/buprenorphine maintenance    213,119   228,192   228,558   254,049   253,475  19.5  21.3  21.1  22.5  22.3
Residential (non-hospital)   108,592   101,713   104,015   107,790   103,709   9.9   9.5   9.6   9.5   9.1
Detoxification     9,061     7,021     7,306     6,487     7,536   0.8   0.7   0.7   0.6   0.7
Short-term treatment (30 days or fewer)    22,926    21,758    23,360    22,234    24,171   2.1   2.0   2.2   2.0   2.1
Long-term treatment (more than 30 days)    76,605    72,934    73,349    79,069    72,002   7.0   6.8   6.8   7.0   6.3
Hospital inpatient    15,235    15,987    15,229    14,176    14,803   1.4   1.5   1.4   1.3   1.3
Detoxification     7,067     6,214     6,381     5,220     6,319   0.6   0.6   0.6   0.5   0.6
Treatment     8,168     9,773     8,848     8,956     8,484   0.7   0.9   0.8   0.8   0.7
Clients receiving methadone or buprenorphine  
Total    227,003   243,358   240,935   265,786   265,716  20.8  22.7  22.3  23.5  23.4
Clients receiving methadone   227,003   240,961   235,836   258,752   262,684  20.8  22.5  21.8  22.9  23.1
Clients receiving buprenorphine           - -     2,397     5,099     7,034     3,032 - -   0.2   0.5   0.6   0.3
1 Survey reference dates were: March 31, 2003-2006, and March 30, 2007. See Appendix A for changes in the survey base, methods, and instruments that affect analysis of trends over time. 
SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services (N-SSATS), 2003-2007. 

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