Table 4.5
Facility size, by facility operation and primary focus of facility: March 31, 2008
Number and percent distribution
Facility operation and primary focus Clients per facility
Number of facilities1 Percent distribution
Total Fewer
than 15
clients
15-29
clients
30-59
clients
60-119
clients
120
clients or
more
Total Fewer
than 15
clients
15-29
clients
30-59
clients
60-119
clients
120
clients or
more
Total  11,940 2,360 2,302 2,501 2,260 2,517 100.0  19.8  19.3  20.9  18.9  21.1
Facility operation  
Private non-profit  6,892 1,397 1,415 1,438 1,291 1,351 100.0  20.3  20.5  20.9  18.7  19.6
Private for-profit  3,509   720   644   723   635   787 100.0  20.5  18.4  20.6  18.1  22.4
Local, county, or community govt.    698   108   105   145   171   169 100.0  15.5  15.0  20.8  24.5  24.2
State government    387    55    69    88    85    90 100.0  14.2  17.8  22.7  22.0  23.3
Federal government    295    49    37    63    49    97 100.0  16.6  12.5  21.4  16.6  32.9
Dept. of Veterans Affairs    169    12    13    31    31    82 100.0   7.1   7.7  18.3  18.3  48.5
Dept. of Defense     87    29    11    24    11    12 100.0  33.3  12.6  27.6  12.6  13.8
Indian Health Service     37     8    12     8     6     3 100.0  21.6  32.4  21.6  16.2   8.1
Other      2     - -     1     - -     1     - - 100.0      - -  50.0      - -  50.0      - -
Tribal government    159    31    32    44    29    23 100.0  19.5  20.1  27.7  18.2  14.5
Primary focus of facility  
Substance abuse treatment services  7,458 1,283 1,455 1,506 1,447 1,767 100.0  17.2  19.5  20.2  19.4  23.7
Mental health services    786   315   155   147   105    64 100.0  40.1  19.7  18.7  13.4   8.1
Mix of mental health and substance
    abuse treatment services
 3,391   657   637   784   667   646 100.0  19.4  18.8  23.1  19.7  19.1
General health care    164    55    27    32    21    29 100.0  33.5  16.5  19.5  12.8  17.7
Other/unknown    141    50    28    32    20    11 100.0  35.5  19.9  22.7  14.2   7.8
1  Of 13,688 facilities, 1,123 facilities (8 percent) whose client counts were reported by another facility were not asked to respond to this question. Of the remaining 12,565 facilities, 625 facilities (5 percent) that included client counts for other facilities were excluded from tabulations for this table, and thus, tabulations are based on 11,940 facilities that responded to this question for their facility alone.
- -  Quantity is zero.
SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services (N-SSATS), 2008.

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