Table 7_1_5-2a

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_5.2a
Adults with a major depressive episode in the last 12 months who received treatment for depression in the last 12 months,a by race, United States, 2006
Population groupTotalSingle raceMultiple races
WhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/AN
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total69.11.0871.11.1558.93.81********
Age18–4460.81.2763.41.3847.94.26********
45–6482.12.0182.52.13**********
65 and over**************
GenderMale60.82.1663.22.33**********
Female73.71.2375.41.3164.64.36********
EducationLess than high school65.72.9867.13.29**********
High school graduate67.71.9970.52.10**********
At least some college71.11.4672.81.5766.15.22********
County typeMSA68.61.2570.71.3460.53.94********
Non-MSA71.22.1772.42.23**********

a Major depressive episode (MDE) is defined as a period of at least 2 weeks when a person experienced a depressed mood or loss of interest or pleasure in daily activities and had a majority of the symptoms for depression as described in the 4th edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV). Respondents with unknown data for past year MDE measures were 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 7_1_5-2a: 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_5-2a.html