Appendix Table 7

This report contains estimates of mental health treatment expenditures and selected population characteristics by health insurance status among low income individuals in the community population from the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS).

Appendix Table 7. Standard errors for Table 7. Mental health utilization and expenditures by urban/rural status and family incomes, children and adolescents aged 5-17 with Medicaid/SCHIP coverage all year, civilian non-institutionalized population, 2004-2006

Urban/rural statusFamily income relative to federal poverty line
% Rural2.1%2.1%1.9%
Rural (non-MSA)
mean per capita MH spending $ 2006534137
% with any MH treatment1.6%1.5%1.5%
mean MH expenditures if treatment295207196
Urban (resides in MSA)
mean per capita MH spending $ 2006171719
% with any MH treatment0.9%0.8%0.8%
mean MH expenditures if treatment117119145

Source: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey 2004-2006, Center for Financing, Access and Cost Trends, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
Note: Standard errors adjust for stratified and clustered sampling of the MEPS using Taylor series methods.

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Page last reviewed May 2009
Internet Citation: Appendix Table 7. May 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.