Table 4.4. Facility size, according to type of care offered, by facility operation and primary focus of facility: March 31, 2011
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  42 50 28 12 3 1 200 20 9 16 4 10 7 5
Facility operation      
Private non-profit 39 50 30 14 4 1 221 19 8 17 4 9 4 5
Private for-profit 44 45 20 10 2 1 205 20 10 8 3 15 10 7
Local, county, or community govt. 60 69 50 16 5 - - 234 21 15 14 6 11 4 4
State government 53 75 50 15 10 1 280 30 25 25 7 25 23 12
Federal government 68 60 40 12 3 2 50 23 17 22 2 4 3 3
Dept. of Veterans Affairs 107 90 53 15 2 2 50 23 17 22 2 3 3 3
Dept. of Defense 30 30 26 6 3 - - - - 53 20 67 - - 21 10 11
Indian Health Service 30 30 30 2 8 9 - - 13 23 13 - - - - - - - -
Other 25 25 16 - - - - - - 18 35 5 30 - - 11 10 1
Tribal government 33 35 30 10 7 5 10 11 8 10 - - 15 - - 15
Primary focus of facility      
Substance abuse treatment services 46 60 27 12 3 1 230 20 10 16 4 15 9 8
Mental health services 20 21 20 8 5 - - - - 13 6 10 7 5 4 3
Mix of mental health and substance
    abuse treatment services
42 44 30 11 4 2 20 19 8 14 3 11 7 5
General health care 36 38 30 13 4 1 50 20 15 20 2 3 3 2
Other/unknown 28 30 21 10 8 3 - - 16 4 14 2 6 4 2
1 Of 13,720 facilities, 888 facilities (6 percent) whose client counts were reported by another facility were not asked to respond to these questions. Of the remaining 12,832 facilities,
530 facilities (4 percent) that included client counts for other facilities were excluded from tabulations for this table, and thus, tabulations are based on 12,302 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), 2011.

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