Table 4.4
Facility size, according to type of care offered, by facility operation and primary focus of facility: March 31, 2010
Median number of clients
Facility operation and primary focus   Median number of clients per facility1
All
facilities1
Type of care received
Total out-
patient 
Outpatient Total
residen-
tial
Residential
(non-hospital)
  Hospital
inpatient
Regular Intensive Day
treatment
or partial
hospitali-
zation
Detox Methadone
maintenance
Short-
term
Long-
term
Detox Total
hospital
inpatient
Treat-
ment
Detox
Total   43 50 35 17 12  8 235 20 14 17  6 12 11  6
Facility operation      
Private non-profit  40 50 36 19 13  8 284 19 14 17  7 10  9  6
Private for-profit  45 48 30 14 10  9 225 20 12 13  5 16 15  7
Local, county, or community govt.  57 66 50 18 16  5 194 21 18 18  8 12 11  4
State government  50 78 51 25 12 30 376 28 26 24 10 25 26 14
Federal government  67 62 45 18 18  5  82 20 17 19  4  8  8  3
Dept. of Veterans Affairs 101 94 75 20 17  5  82 21 18 20  4  7  8  3
Dept. of Defense  30 30 21 10 23  3  1  5  5 - - - - 17 17 - -
Indian Health Service  30 32 20 15 10  2   - - 10  6 10  5 - - - - - -
Other  10  8  8 - - - - - -   - - 35 - - 35 - - 10  9  1
Tribal government  35 36 24 12 25  6  78 12 13  9 - - 21  1 40
Primary focus of facility      
Substance abuse treatment services  46 60 35 19 14  8 245 20 15 17  6 16 14  8
Mental health services  24 24 21 12 10 10  80 18 12 17  4  6 11  3
Mix of mental health and substance
    abuse treatment services
 43 45 36 15 10  8 130 18 13 15  7 11 10  6
General health care  43 48 38 15 15  5  69 21 18 21  3  6  5  4
Other/unknown  28 26 25 18 48  5  50 28 18 29  2 - - - - - -
1 Of 13,339 facilities, 807 facilities (6.0 percent) whose client counts were reported by another facility were not asked to respond to these questions. Of the remaining 12,532 facilities, 536 facilities (4.0 percent) that included client counts for other facilities were excluded from tabulations for this table, and thus, tabulations are based on 11,996 facilities that responded to this question for their facility alone.
- -  Quantity is zero.
SOURCE: Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services (N-SSATS), 2010.

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