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).
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