Table 5.4
Clients under age 18 in treatment, by facility operation and primary focus of facility: March 31, 2009
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 84,326 56,034 16,280 7,044 2,980 440 18  88 332   2 1,548
Substance abuse treatment services 47,528 32,089 8,379 4,614 1,690 171 - -  41 130   - -   585
Mental health services  5,508  3,831 1,157   358   155   2 - -   - -   - -   2     5
Mix of mental health and substance abuse treatment services 30,656 19,817 6,670 1,945 1,135 165 18   2 145   - -   924
General health care    232     78   - -    20   - - 102 - -  45  57   - -    32
Other/unknown    402    219  74   107   - -   - - - -   - -   - -   - -     2
Column percent distribution
Percent distribution, by primary focus of facility 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 - - 100.0
Substance abuse treatment services  56.4  57.3  51.5  65.5  56.7  38.9      - -  46.6  39.2 - -  37.8
Mental health services   6.5   6.8   7.1   5.1   5.2   0.5      - -      - -      - - - -   0.3
Mix of mental health and substance abuse treatment services  36.4  35.4  41.0  27.6  38.1  37.5 100.0   2.3  43.7 - -  59.7
General health care   0.3   0.1      - -   0.3      - -  23.2      - -  51.1  17.2 - -   2.1
Other/unknown   0.5   0.4   0.5   1.5      - -      - -      - -      - -   - - - -   0.1
Row percent distribution
Percent distribution, by facility operation 100.0  66.4  19.3   8.4   3.5   0.5      *   0.1   0.4      *   1.8
Substance abuse treatment services 100.0  67.5  17.6   9.7   3.6   0.4      - -   0.1   0.3   - -   1.2
Mental health services 100.0  69.6  21.0   6.5   2.8      *      - -      - -      - -      *   0.1
Mix of mental health and substance abuse treatment services 100.0  64.6  21.8   6.3   3.7   0.5   0.1      *   0.5   - -   3.0
General health care 100.0  33.6      - -   8.6      - -  44.0      - -  19.4  24.6   - -  13.8
Other/unknown 100.0  54.5  18.4  26.6      - -      - -      - -      - -   - -   - -   0.5
1 Five facilities reporting 346 total clients did not respond to the question about clients under age 18.
*  Less than 0.05 percent.
- -  Quantity is zero.
NOTE: Percentages may not sum to 100 percent because of rounding.
SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services (N-SSATS), 2009.

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