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Figure HSR-1. Opioid substitution treatment coverage

Part (ii). Overall estimated number of problem opioid users in treatment (in opioid substitution treatment and other treatments) as a percentage of the estimated number of problem opioid users, 2010 or most recent year available

 
 
CountryTotal POUsPOUs in treatmentOST clientsOther treatment clients Out of treatment
Netherlands17700142381008541533462
Hungary3130236810311337762
Ireland2079013657872749307133
Cyprus647413294119234
England2640721647071481211658699365
Germany1576588711177400971170547
Italy2184231206711035641710797752
Greece2251581516264188714364

Notes:

The total number of POUs in treatment is based on estimates based on various methods as reported by each country.

Based on countries' estimates of problem opiate use (POU), estimates or estimates of problem drug use and injecting drug use, where case definitions in the country's estimates correspond to POU.

See the data on number of clients in substitution treatment in Table HSR-10 part (ii) .

The problem opioid use estimates can be found in Table PDU-1 part (iii) and Figure PDU-1.

For Netherlands, the POUs in treatment include 12 313 primary optiate clients and 1 925 secondary opiate clients.

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

Sources:

Standard Tables 24 (ST24) on 'treatment availability' Section 3 and Section 5, submitted by NFPs in 2011.

Reitox National Reports, 2011.

Country Out of treatment Other treatment clients OST clients
Netherlands 3462 4153 10085
Hungary 762 1337 1031
Ireland 7133 4930 8727
Cyprus 234 119 294
England 99365 16586 148121
Germany 70547 9711 77400
Italy 97752 17107 103564
Greece 14364 1887 6264

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