Table 17_3_3-1b

2009 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 17_3_3.1b
Adults who received prescription medications for mental health treatment in the last 12 months,a by ethnicity, United States, 2007
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 11.10.312.00.313.80.35.10.55.60.6
Age18–4410.40.311.60.313.80.44.60.54.80.5
45–6414.10.514.80.616.70.76.91.28.31.8
65 and over7.10.67.30.78.20.8DSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale7.50.38.20.49.30.44.40.82.80.4
Female14.50.415.40.417.90.55.50.68.61.0
EducationLess than high school9.90.613.20.815.31.08.21.33.10.8
High school graduate10.90.411.40.513.00.54.90.86.71.3
At least some college11.60.412.00.413.90.53.60.77.71.0
County typeMSA10.90.311.80.313.80.44.90.55.50.6
Non-MSA12.50.612.80.613.50.76.51.47.51.9

a Received prescription medication for mental health treatment/counseling refers to having received prescription medication for problems with emotions, nerves, or mental health. Respondents who received treatment for drug or alcohol use, or 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 March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 17_3_3-1b: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr09/17_utilization/T17_3_3-1b.html