Table 4.12b
Facilities offering services in sign language for the hearing impaired and in languages other than English,
by facility operation and primary focus of facility: March 30, 2007
Percent
Facility operation and primary focus Number of facilities Percent1
Sign
language
Any language other than English Language services provided by Languages provided by staff counselor
Total Staff counselor On-call interpreter Both staff counselor and on-call interpreter Spanish American
Indian/Alaska Native language
Other
Total  13,648  29.6  48.6 100.0  41.7  37.8  20.4  91.4   3.5  23.6
Facility operation        
Private non-profit  7,907  33.8  52.0 100.0  40.4  39.4  20.2  92.5   2.2  21.8
Private for-profit  3,906  17.0  39.6 100.0  54.4  27.6  18.0  91.6   1.6  28.8
Local, county, or community govt.    887  48.1  62.6 100.0  25.2  45.4  29.4  94.4   1.0  24.4
State government    431  42.7  57.1 100.0  25.6  58.5  15.9  94.1   2.0  15.7
Federal government    328  15.9  28.0 100.0  22.8  52.2  25.0  77.3  29.5  22.7
Dept. of Veterans Affairs    183  16.4  25.1 100.0  19.6  56.5  23.9  95.0  10.0  30.0
Dept. of Defense     94  14.9  26.6 100.0  12.0  68.0  20.0 100.0      - -  37.5
Indian Health Service     42  16.7  47.6 100.0  45.0  25.0  30.0  40.0  73.3   6.7
Other      9  11.1  11.1 100.0      - -      - - 100.0 100.0      - -      - -
Tribal government    189  16.9  40.2 100.0  52.6  21.1  26.3  28.3  90.0  11.7
Primary focus of facility        
Substance abuse treatment services  8,360  25.9  47.3 100.0  48.8  32.1  19.2  92.1   2.4  21.5
Mental health services    949  39.2  49.0 100.0  20.2  59.6  20.2  88.8   2.1  36.7
Mix of mental health and substance
    abuse treatment services
 3,957  35.5  52.0 100.0  33.5  43.9  22.6  90.6   5.7  26.1
General health care    189  25.4  40.2 100.0  23.7  48.7  27.6  87.2  17.9  25.6
Other/unknown    193  23.8  37.3 100.0  47.2  30.6  22.2  80.0   6.0  32.0
1 Percentages sum to more than 100 percent because a facility could offer services in more than one language.
- - Quantity is zero.
SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services (N-SSATS), 2007.

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