Table 15_3_1-1b

2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

The National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) is a comprehensive national overview of quality of health care in the United States. It is organized around four dimensions of quality of care: effectiveness, patient safety, timeliness, and patient centeredness.

Table 15_3_1.1b
Adults who received mental health treatment or counseling in the last 12 months,a by ethnicity, United States, 2006
Population groupTotalNon-HispanicHispanic, all races
All racesWhiteBlack
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total12.90.313.80.315.20.37.40.67.00.6
Age18–4412.90.314.20.316.40.47.00.66.50.6
45–6415.00.515.60.616.80.68.51.59.41.6
65 and over8.50.78.80.79.40.86.42.44.71.8
GenderMale8.90.39.50.310.20.46.30.95.60.8
Female16.60.417.70.420.00.58.30.98.60.8
EducationLess than high school10.90.613.40.815.01.09.61.65.50.8
High school graduate11.80.412.60.513.80.56.40.96.20.9
At least some college14.20.414.50.416.10.57.11.010.01.2
County typeMSA12.60.313.60.315.20.47.80.76.80.6
Non-MSA14.10.614.40.615.30.73.91.09.92.5

a Mental health treatment or counseling is defined as having received inpatient or outpatient care or using prescription medication for problems with emotions, nerves, or mental health. Respondents were not to include treatment for drug or alcohol use. Respondents with missing treatment or counseling information are excluded.

Key: MSA: metropolitan statistical area; SE: standard error.

Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health.

 

Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 15_3_1-1b: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr08/15_healthcareutilization/T15_3_1-1b.html