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First admissions to drug treatment centres per 100 000

Full name:
First admissions to drug treatment centres per 100 000
Unit:
admissions per 100 000 population
Type of measure:
Population-weighted country group average, Rate
Categories:
Visualizations:
Data source:
European Health for All database
Data source notes:
The following abbreviations are used in the indicator titles:
•    SDR: age-standardized death rates (see HFA-DB user manual/Technical notes, page 13, for details)
•    FTE: full-time equivalent
•    PP: physical persons
•    PPP$: purchasing power parities expressed in US $, an internationally comparable scale reflecting the relative domestic purchasing powers of currencies.

Indicator notes:
First admissions to drug treatment centres per 100 000
Indicator code: E170816.T This indicator shares the definition with the parent indicator \"Number of first admissions to drug treatment centres\".

Number of persons during the calendar year which were admitted for the first time in their life for treatment related to drug abuse._
Country notes:
Albania
National drug treatment center. Number of admission in given year.
Belgium
Data source: Data is extracted from the Belgian Treatment Demand Indicator Register (BTDIR) managed
by the Scientific Institute of Public Health (WIV-ISP). The BTDIR is following the European
Monitoring Center for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) protocol for the collection of this European
indicator. The data is collected on a yearly basis. More information can be found on
https://tdi.wiv-isp.be.
Coverage:
The TDI registration in Belgium is done at country level in specialized treatment centres, centers
for mental health and in some hospitals. Some centres are obliged to register, other are only
invited. Coverage is not always the same from year to year: 2011: 69 centres (34% coverage among
outpatient facilities, 57% among inpatient facilities, 23% among hospitals); 2012: 89 centres (45%
coverage outpatient, 43% inpatient, 34% hospitals); 2013: 115 centres (64% coverage outpatient, 55%
inpatient, 40% hospitals); 2014: 138 centres (68% coverage outpatient, 42% inpatient, 59%
hospitals).Environment
Croatia
Ambulatory care included.
Cyprus
No data are available
Czechia
Source: Institute of Health Information and Statistics of CR (IHIS CR). Survey on activity of health
establishments (psychiatric care). Data refer to newly diagnosed disorders for diagnoses under
ICD-10 codes F11-F19 at out-patient departments of psychiatric care in the given year.
In 2014 data not available
Denmark
Source: The National Registry of Drug Abusers Receiving Treatment, The Danish Health Data Authority.
From years 2008 and onwards, data are extracted from a newly formed ?Drug Abuse database?. This new
dataset is based on the merging of other drug abuse databases (incl. the National Registry of Drug
Abusers Receiving Treatment).
Figures only provided for years after 1995.
Latest available data from 2011.
Estonia
Source: National Drug Treatment Database, National Institute for Health Development.
Due to technical issues in 2014 and 2015 approximately 30-40% less treatment cases were registered.
Finland
Data are not available.
France
Estimation according to the European OEDT protocol.
Source of data: Observatoire francais des drogues et toxicomanies.
Germany
Data are not available.
Hungary
Data between 1997-1999 include the number of new patients appearing during the calendar year for the
first treatment.
From 2000 the data include the number of drug-consumers taking part in treatment for the first time
in his/her life, by his/her word.
Ireland
Source: Health Research Board, National Drug Treatment Reporting System. Refers to the number of
new cases entering treatment each year. Data for the most recent year are provisional.
Israel
Number of patients admitted in a given year into government centres.
Source: Mental Health Services, Department for the Treatment of Substance Abuse, Ministry of Health.
Note: Sharp decrease in 2010 is due to a change in the types of drug treatments.
Italy
Data is referred to people who start a treatment for drug abuse in public centres. That might not be
their first attempt however. Source: Ministry of Health.
Kazakhstan
Number of initial hospitalization of persons a year with diagnoses F 11, F12 and F 14.
Lithuania
Source: HI HIC, annual report data.
Luxembourg
Data are not available.
Malta
Source: SEDQA Agency for Drug Abuse and Alcohol. From 2006, the figure quoted is from a national
focalpoint gathering information from all drug treatment centres. This is in contrast to data
submitted before 2006 which reflects data obtained only from the Substance Misuse Outpatients Unit
only.
Montenegro
Data are not available.
Netherlands
Source: LADIS (Landelijk Alcohol en Drugs Informatie Systeem) of the Stichting Informatie
Voorziening Zorg (SIVZ, Foundation Information Supply Care).
Coverage: Data exclude first admissions for treatment of alcohol abuse and gambling addiction, but
include medicines abuse.
Break in time series: a new system was introduced in year 2007. Some centres registered clients that
were first admitted to the drug treatment system in years 2005 and 2006 only in year 2007, which
also contributes to the high numbers in year 2007.
Norway
Data are not available.
Poland
Source of data: Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology
Portugal
In 2010, it was adopted a new information system in this area. This change forced migration of data
from different information systems and progressive adjustments in the system. In this process, it
was possible to recover the data from 2004, considering this year the start of a new data series,
which relates to the number of individuals admitted for the first time for treatments related to
drug abuse. The data series 91- 2003 refers to the number of first consultations that took place in
the health network providers in the field of drug addiction.
Source of data: Ministry of Health ? Institute on Drugs and Drug Addition (IDT) Coverage: National
Republic of Moldova
Number of in-patient addmisions due to new cases of drug abuse.
Romania
Source: Routine reporting system (data received from drug treatment centers)
Russian Federation
In 2002, the number of first admissions to drug treatment centres declined, following fewer patients
registered for follow-up by outpatient departments (dispensaries). At the same time, the number of
patients with alcoholic psychoses and toxicomanias registering for follow-up has increased.
Serbia
No data are available.
Slovakia
Source: National Health Information Centre (NIC)
The low data values in 1988-1992 are probably because the political situation was different and the
boundaries were closed so that citizens did not have the easy access to drugs which they now have.

Web page: http://www.nczisk.sk/Publikacie/Edicia_Zdravotnicka_statistika/Pages/default.aspx

Selection of data - residents, respectively patients with permanent address in Slovakia (including
the homeless, residents without registration of permanent address, foreigners with permanent
address in Slovakia.
Slovenia
Source of data: National Institute of Public Health, Slovenia (NIJZ), Information Unit for Illicit
Drugs, Drug Users Treatment Evidence, Outpatient Treatment Centres. Data by Gender, 1991-2004
Spain
Source: Ministry of Health, SocialÿServicesÿandÿEquality. Governmental Delegation for the National
Plan on Drugs. Spanish Observatory on Drugs. www.pnsd.msssi.gob.es
Before 1996 figures include only persons admitted for the first time in their lifetime for
outpatient treatment related to opioids or cocaine abuse. Since 1996 figures include persons
admitted for the first time in their lifetime for outpatient treatment related to psychotropic drug
abuse (except alcohol and tobacco).
Sweden
Data are not available.
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
Source: Drug treatment centres.
Turkey
Source of data: General Directorate of Health Services, Ministry of Health of Turkey.