Table 5.4
Clients under age 18 in treatment, by facility operation and primary focus of facility: March 31, 2008
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 86,465 54,464 19,352 7,301 3,158 279 9 55 215 - - 1,911
Substance abuse treatment services 46,271 30,674 8,517 4,578 1,837 142 - - 52 90 - - 523
Mental health services 5,053 3,226 1,120 502 199 - - - - - - 6
Mix of mental health and substance abuse treatment services 34,023 19,921 9,648 1,964 1,122 84 4 - - 80 - - 1,284
General health care 282 168 10 11 53 5 3 45 40
Other/unknown 836 475 57 246 - - - - - - 58
Column percent distribution
Percent distribution, by primary focus of facility 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 44.4 100.0 100.0 - - 100.0
Substance abuse treatment services 53.5 56.3 44.0 62.7 58.2 50.9 - - 94.5 41.9 - - 27.4
Mental health services 5.8 5.9 5.8 6.9 6.3 - - - - - - 0.3
Mix of mental health and substance abuse treatment services 39.3 36.6 49.9 26.9 35.5 30.1 44.4 - - 37.2 - - 67.2
General health care 0.3 0.3 0.1 0.2 19.0 - - 5.5 20.9 2.1
Other/unknown 1.0 0.9 0.3 3.4 - - - - - - 3.0
Row percent distribution
Percent distribution, by facility operation 100.0 63.0 22.4 8.4 3.7 0.3 * 0.1 0.2 - - 2.2
Substance abuse treatment services 100.0 66.3 18.4 9.9 4.0 0.3 - - 0.1 0.2 - - 1.1
Mental health services 100.0 63.8 22.2 9.9 3.9 - - - - - - 0.1
Mix of mental health and substance abuse treatment services 100.0 58.6 28.4 5.8 3.3 0.2 * - - 0.2 - - 3.8
General health care 100.0 59.6 3.5 3.9 18.8 1.8 1.1 16.0 14.2
Other/unknown 100.0 56.8 6.8 29.4 - - - - - - 6.9
1 Nine facilities reporting 911 total clients did not respond to the question about clients under age 18.
* Less than 0.05 percent.
No facilities in this category.
- - 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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