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Table 4 Comparison of Services at New York City Drug Treatment Programs in 1989 and 1993

From: Substance use during pregnancy: time for policy to catch up with research

  1989 1993
Services Provided, by City No. Sites No. Accepted % Accepted No. Sites No. Accepted % Accepted
Accept pregnant women       
Methadone maintenance 31 21 68 55 47 85
Drug free 47 15 32 99 79 80
Total 78 36 46 154 126 82
Accept pregnant women on Medicaid or for free       
Methadone maintenance 21 21 100 47 47 100
Drug free 15 5 33 79 65 82
Total 36 26 72 126 112 89
Accept pregnant women and provide for prenatal care       
Methadone maintenance 21 13 62 47 23 49
Drug free 15 2 13 79 40 51
Total 36 15 42 126 63 50
Accept pregnant women and provide or arrange child care       
Methadone maintenance 21 1 5 47 8 17
Drug free 15 1 7 79 23 29
Total 36 2 6 126 31 25
  1. (Breitbart et al., 1994)