Number of admissions for alcohol and other drug abuse

DefinitionNumber of patients admitted for treatment by treatment centres who are part of the SACENDU Project sentinel surveillance system.

As at 15 May 2007 these included 28 centres in Cape Town, 6 centres in Durban/Pietermaritzburg, 9 centres in the Eastern Cape, 19 centres in Johannesburg and Pretoria (GP), 4 centres in Mpumalanga and 7 centres in Free State, Northern Cape and North West provinces.
Where data for the latter 3 have not been disaggregated these are included in the national total.
ReferenceSouth African Community Epidemiology Network on Drug Use (SACENDU).
Ref. URLhttp://www.sahealthinfo.org/admodule/sacendu.htm
Keywords
Indicator Type: -> Health Status -> Behaviour & Awareness

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Indicator Data
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Number of admissions for alcohol and other drug abuse [Definition]
2006 Jul-Dec-----------[1] 8 771--
2007 Jul-Dec-----------[2] 8 924--
2008 Jul-Dec-----------[3] 9 479--
2009 Jul-Dec-----------[4] 8 217--
2010 Jul-Dec-----------[5] 8 407--
2011 Jul-Dec-----------[6] 8 291--
2012 Jul-Dec-----------[7] 9 190--
2013 Jan-Jun-----------[8] 10 677--
AO: Angola  BW: Botswana  CD: Congo, Democratic Republic of  LS: Lesotho  MG: Madagascar  MU: Mauritius  MW: Malawi  MZ: Mozambique  NA: Namibia  SZ: Swaziland  TZ: Tanzania  ZA: South Africa  ZM: Zambia  ZW: Zimbabwe  

Notes and References

  1. SACENDU: South African Community Epidemiology Network on Drug Use (SACENDU). http://www.sahealthinfo.org/admodule/sacendu.htm Regular Updates, Research briefs and reports produced.
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    Update 15 May 2007. The total figure includes 572 patients from FS, NW and NC combined.
  2. SACENDU: South African Community Epidemiology Network on Drug Use (SACENDU). http://www.sahealthinfo.org/admodule/sacendu.htm Regular Updates, Research briefs and reports produced.
    Local copy: -
    Update 27 May 2008. The total figure includes 602 patients from MP and LP (Northern Region) and 657 from FS, NW and NC combined (Central Region).
  3. SACENDU: South African Community Epidemiology Network on Drug Use (SACENDU). http://www.sahealthinfo.org/admodule/sacendu.htm Regular Updates, Research briefs and reports produced.
    Local copy: -
    Update 29 May 2009. Data for Jul-Dec 2008. The total figure includes patients from MP and LP (Northern Region) and from FS, NW and NC combined (Central Region).
  4. SACENDU: South African Community Epidemiology Network on Drug Use (SACENDU). http://www.sahealthinfo.org/admodule/sacendu.htm Regular Updates, Research briefs and reports produced.
    Local copy: -
    Update June 2010. Data for Jul-Dec 2009. The total figure includes patients from MP and LP (Northern Region) and from FS, NW and NC combined (Central Region).
  5. SACENDU: South African Community Epidemiology Network on Drug Use (SACENDU). http://www.sahealthinfo.org/admodule/sacendu.htm Regular Updates, Research briefs and reports produced.
    Local copy: -
    Update June 2011. Data for Jul Dec 2010 (Phase 29). The total figure includes patients from MP and LP (Northern Region) and from FS, NW and NC combined (Central Region).
  6. SACENDU: South African Community Epidemiology Network on Drug Use (SACENDU). http://www.sahealthinfo.org/admodule/sacendu.htm Regular Updates, Research briefs and reports produced.
    Local copy: -
    Update June 2012. Data for Jul Dec 2011 (Phase 31). The total figure includes patients from MP and LP (Northern Region) and from FS, NW and NC combined (Central Region).
  7. SACENDU: South African Community Epidemiology Network on Drug Use (SACENDU). http://www.sahealthinfo.org/admodule/sacendu.htm Regular Updates, Research briefs and reports produced.
    Local copy: -
    Update June 2013. Data for Jul - Dec 2012. The total figure includes patients from MP and LP (Northern Region) and from FS, NW and NC combined (Central Region).
  8. SACENDU: South African Community Epidemiology Network on Drug Use (SACENDU). http://www.sahealthinfo.org/admodule/sacendu.htm Regular Updates, Research briefs and reports produced.
    Local copy: -
    Update Dec 2013. Data for Jan - Jun 2013. The total figure includes patients from MP and LP (Northern Region) and from FS, NW and NC combined (Central Region).