Table 15_3_2-1a

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_2.1a
Adults who received outpatient mental health treatment or counseling in the last 12 months,a by race, United States, 2006
Population groupTotalSingle raceMultiple races
WhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/AN
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total6.70.27.10.24.40.53.40.8**5.21.212.92.8
Age18–447.00.27.70.34.50.54.41.11.40.84.11.18.51.9
45–647.60.47.90.54.81.02.31.3**10.23.3**
65 and over3.70.53.90.52.91.6********
GenderMale4.80.35.00.33.60.73.01.0**1.90.7**
Female8.40.39.10.35.10.73.71.20.40.39.12.214.73.3
EducationLess than high school5.00.45.30.53.60.7****2.30.7**
High school graduate5.40.35.70.34.00.81.40.7**8.62.94.71.7
At least some college8.00.38.50.35.20.84.11.0**5.01.5**
County typeMSA6.80.27.30.34.70.53.40.8**4.51.213.03.1
Non-MSA6.20.46.40.52.30.7****6.92.8**

a Outpatient mental health treatment or counseling is defined as having received outpatient care 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.

* - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; 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_2-1a: 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_2-1a.html