Table 7_1_5-2b

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_5.2b
Adults with a major depressive episode in the last 12 months who received treatment for depression in the last 12 months,a by ethnicity, United States, 2006
Population groupTotalNon-HispanicHispanic, all races
All racesWhiteBlack
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total69.11.171.01.173.31.260.13.851.84.4
Age18–4460.81.362.61.366.01.447.54.446.54.2
45–6482.12.083.12.083.02.2****
65 and over**********
GenderMale60.82.262.62.265.12.4****
Female73.71.275.51.277.71.364.54.556.04.9
EducationLess than high school65.73.068.13.270.43.5****
High school graduate67.72.069.72.073.22.0****
At least some college71.11.572.51.574.21.668.54.7**
County typeMSA68.61.371.01.373.71.361.83.949.94.6
Non-MSA71.22.271.02.272.32.3****

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: 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_5-2b: 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_5-2b.html