Table 3.5
Clients under age 18 in treatment by type of care received,
and clients under age 18 in treatment in facilities offering special programs or groups for adolescents: 2003-20071
Number and percent distribution
Type of care received and clients under age 18 in facilities with special programs or groups for adolescents Number of clients under age 182 Percent distribution
2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
Total  92,251  91,112  87,611  91,873  85,518 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Type of care received  
Outpatient 80,945 79,405 76,240 80,252 74,500  87.7  87.2  87.0  87.4  87.1
Residential (non-hospital) 10,357 10,492 10,313 10,713 10,134  11.2  11.5  11.8  11.7  11.9
Hospital inpatient    949  1,215  1,058    908    884   1.0   1.3   1.2   1.0   1.0
Clients under age 18 in facilities with special programs or groups for adolescents 78,330 75,878 73,731 76,874 70,275  84.9  83.3  84.2  83.7  82.2
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. 
2 Excludes clients in a small number of facilities that did not respond to this question: in 2003, 4,493 total clients reported by 51 facilities; in 2004, 2,482 total clients reported by 58 facilities; in 2005, 9,324 total clients reported by 81 facilities; in 2006, 3,471 total clients reported by 156 facilities; and in 2007, 550 total clients reported by 34 facilities.
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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