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: 2007-20111
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
2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Total 85,518 86,465 84,326 81,863 82,532 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Type of care received    
Outpatient 74,500 76,484 74,623 71,303 71,687 87.1 88.5 88.5 87.1 86.9
Residential (non-hospital) 10,134 9,219 8,947 9,302 9,738 11.9 10.7 10.6 11.4 11.8
Hospital inpatient 884 762 756 1,258 1,107 1.0 0.9 0.9 1.5 1.3
Clients under age 18 in facilities with special programs or groups for adolescents 70,275 71,613 68,448 66,064 65,918 82.2 82.8 81.2 80.7 79.9
1 Survey reference dates were March 30, 2007, and March 31, 2008-2011. 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 2007, 550 total clients reported by 34 facilities; in 2008, 911 total clients reported by 9 facilities; in 2009, 346 total clients reported by 5 facilities; in 2010, all facilities responded to the question about clients under 18; and in 2011, 1,417 total clients reported by 9 facilities). 
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), 2007-2011.

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