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Table TDI-16. Source of referral of clients entering treatment, 2010 or most recent year available

Part (i) New 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
Belgium19.417.65.65.85.29.532.44.529809
Bulgaria16.265.25.90.01.00.01.510.32041
Czech Republic30.624.24.23.01.611.520.44.580753
Denmark(1)100.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.018180
Germany35.913.54.26.52.113.521.72.713406406
Estonia(2)76.118.20.00.61.70.00.62.81760
Ireland33.816.13.49.111.114.111.60.8222224
Greece22.155.84.01.41.81.93.39.6166012
Spain(3)26.419.08.312.24.86.618.54.2208173788
France23.79.53.15.13.53.648.13.49296871
Italy32.86.710.83.710.91.210.123.7342121385
Cyprus30.041.63.40.30.91.517.44.93273
Latvia(4)74.60.012.30.00.00.013.10.026819
Lithuania::::::::::
Luxembourg::::::::::
Hungary8.52.51.10.20.30.785.11.624411
Malta(5)55.329.33.60.72.00.05.63.63049
Netherlands(6)22.80.62.926.37.10.33.136.9618963
Austria22.913.53.03.22.614.727.912.2153554
Poland(7)41.739.91.40.62.00.68.35.53480
Portugal(8)30.916.53.34.57.53.114.519.72998122
Romania48.113.14.41.23.61.723.54.35865
Slovenia62.918.91.93.15.40.03.93.925918
Slovakia49.536.51.52.82.00.36.60.83942
Finland25.514.73.30.019.617.912.07.11845
Sweden30.825.21.42.65.523.74.06.89529
Uk(9)32.21.55.810.88.72.324.514.142033821
Croatia21.919.60.23.61.313.431.88.395721
Turkey::::::::::
Norway::::::::::
Total31.19.26.58.27.04.320.513.11473737701
 

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 outpatient, inpatient treatment centres and prisons (aggregated data).

(3) Data are from 2009. Data are from Outpatient treatment centres and some treatment units in prison (aggregated data).

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

(5) Data refers to outpatient and inpatient treatment centres, low-threshold services and prisons (aggregated data).

(6) Data are from outpatient, inpatient treatment centres and Low-threshold services (aggregated data).

(7) Data are from 2009. Data presented in the table come from TDI pilot project. Caution should be made when interpreting the data.

(8) 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.

(9) Data are from 1st of April 2009 to 31st March 2010.

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

Source:

Reitox national reports 2011 — TDI — outpatient treatment centres.

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