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Table TDI-16. Source of referral of clients entering treatment, 2011 or most recent year available

Part (ii) All outpatient clients by country and source of referral (%)

CountrySelf-referredFamily/friendsOther drug treatment centresGeneral practitionersHospital/medical sourceSocial servicesCourt/probation/policeOtherSource known (n)Source not known
Belgium19.511.99.85.95.38.733.75.1312369
Bulgaria32.750.84.36.90.50.70.14.1153648
Czech Republic40.617.011.01.82.99.012.05.71919106
Denmark(1)100.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.054720
Germany43.07.77.612.62.98.615.02.6523777792
Estonia83.811.5::2.10.20.91.55311
Ireland(2)38.610.111.87.78.511.27.84.3529564
Greece28.845.45.11.41.41.12.814.1384643
Spain(2)33.713.212.29.56.04.916.54.14323510273
France34.59.56.17.15.23.829.44.4369248323
Italy43.95.78.41.53.91.79.425.5545463031
Cyprus45.725.62.20.50.50.522.62.58104
Latvia(3)58.28.18.60.010.50.513.80.31767243
Lithuania::::::::::
Luxembourg65.717.1::2.98.62.92.935:
Hungary14.03.03.20.21.70.576.50.9372317
Malta51.027.06.11.04.20.26.34.3183329
Netherlands22.70.93.826.86.80.14.934.011105236
Austria25.78.68.52.93.411.030.89.2295582
Poland(4)44.520.123.62.31.80.34.72.87911
Portugal(5)32.512.58.33.08.73.112.119.73884504
Romania49.610.02.19.616.60.08.63.57526
Slovenia74.38.36.14.33.00.21.02.850615
Slovakia54.331.93.11.32.70.45.60.87722
Finland39.15.016.00.020.310.83.25.788226
Sweden(2)43.012.84.71.84.525.53.83.9251930
United Kingdom(6)29.11.19.08.611.12.430.18.61101451963
Croatia60.28.80.710.91.23.911.23.06946156
Turkey::::::::::
Norway(7)2.60.00.037.434.513.22.110.234901406
Total36.36.88.18.26.74.120.09.736171934470
 

Notes:

: Indicates data are not available

Percentages are of clients whose source of referral is known (n).

(1) All cases are reported as self-referred.

(2) Data are from 2010.

(3) In 2010 Latvia submitted a new dataset with a more precise TDI EMCDDA definition. Caution should be made when comparing data with previous years.

(4) Data are from 2010. Data presented in the table come from TDI pilot project. Caution should be made when interpreting the data.

(5) In 2010 came into implementation a new national information system implying methodological changes particularly in the registration criteria. Caution should be made when comparing 2010 data with previous years. Other includes persons referred by National Commission for Protection of Children and Youth at Risk, Commissions for the Dissuasion of Drug Use, self-help groups, school institution, telephone helpline, harm reduction without low-threshold methadone.

(6) Data are from 1st of April 2010 to 31st March 2011.

(7) The Norwegian system lacks a category for 'family / friends'. 'Other drug treatment centre' is included in category 'hospital / other medical source'.

For more information relative to the treatment centre type, please see Table TDI-7.

See also ‘General notes for interpreting data’ on the Explanatory notes and help page.

Source:

Reitox national reports 2012 — TDI — outpatient treatment centres.

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