Table 5.5
Clients under age 18 in treatment, according to type of care received, by facility operation and primary focus of facility:
March 31, 2008
Number and percent distribution
Facility operation and primary focus   Number of clients under age 18   Percent distribution
Total1 Type of care received Total Type of care received
Outpatient Residential
(non-
hospital)
Hospital
inpatient
Outpatient Residential
(non-
hospital)
Hospital
inpatient
Total 86,465 76,484 9,219 762 100.0 88.5 10.7 0.9
Facility operation  
Private non-profit 54,464 47,655 6,628 181 100.0 87.5 12.2 0.3
Private for-profit 19,352 16,895 2,029 428 100.0 87.3 10.5 2.2
Local, county, or community govt. 7,301 7,108 184 9 100.0 97.4 2.5 0.1
State government 3,158 2,810 221 127 100.0 89.0 7.0 4.0
Federal government 279 233 36 10 100.0 83.5 12.9 3.6
Dept. of Veterans Affairs 9 9 - - - - 100.0 100.0 - - - -
Dept. of Defense 55 51 4 - - 100.0 92.7 7.3 - -
Indian Health Service 215 173 32 10 100.0 80.5 14.9 4.7
Other - - - - - - - - - - - -
Tribal government 1,911 1,783 121 7 - - - - - - - -
Primary focus of facility  
Substance abuse treatment services 46,271 39,940 6,130 201 100.0 86.3 13.2 0.4
Mental health services 5,053 4,095 678 280 100.0 81.0 13.4 5.5
Mix of mental health and substance abuse treatment services 34,023 31,388 2,364 271 100.0 92.3 6.9 0.8
General health care 282 270 2 10 100.0 95.7 0.7 3.5
Other/unknown 836 791 45 - - 100.0 94.6 5.4 - -
1 Nine facilities reporting 911 total clients did not respond to the question about clients under age 18.
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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