Table 3.4
Clients under age 18 in treatment by type of care received,
and clients under age 18 in treatment in facilities offering special programs or groups for adolescents: 2006-20101
Number and percent distribution
Type of care received and clients under age 18
in facilities with special programs or groups for
adolescents
Number of clients under age 182 Percent distribution
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Total 91,873 85,518 86,465 84,326 81,863 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Type of care received  
Outpatient 80,252 74,500 76,484 74,623 71,303  87.4  87.1  88.5  88.5  87.1
Residential (non-hospital) 10,713 10,134  9,219  8,947  9,302  11.7  11.9  10.7  10.6  11.4
Hospital inpatient    908    884    762    756  1,258   1.0   1.0   0.9   0.9   1.5
Clients under age 18 in facilities with special programs or groups for adolescents 76,874 70,275 71,613 68,448 66,064  83.7  82.2  82.8  81.2  80.7
1 Survey reference dates were: March 31, 2006, March 30, 2007, and March 31, 2008-2010. See Appendix A for changes in the survey base, methods, and instruments that affect analysis of trends over time.
2 Excludes clients in facilities that did not respond to the question about clients under age 18 (in 2006, 3,471 total clients reported by 156 facilities; in 2007, 550 total clients reported by 34 facilities; in 2008, 911 total clients reported by 9 facilities; and in 2009, 346 total clients reported by 5 facilities; in 2010, all facilities responded to the question about clients under 18). 
NOTE: Percentages may not sum to 100 percent because of rounding.
SOURCE: Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services (N-SSATS), 2006-2010.

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