Table 7_1_3-1

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 7_1_3.1
Adults diagnosed with a new episode of depression and initiated on an antidepressant drug who received a continuous trial of medication treatment during the acute treatment phase, United States, 2001 and 2007
Population group20072001
Number of health plansPercentSENumber of health plansPercentSE
Total44966.816.042361.812.4
RegionNortheast10962.718.6***
South12858.412.913353.412.6
Midwest10962.118.311658.214.8
West******

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

Key: SE: standard error.

Source: National Committee for Quality Assurance, Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set.

 

Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 7_1_3-1: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr08/7_mentalhealthsubstanceabuse/T7_1_3-1.html