Table 7_1_2-2a

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 7_1_2.2a
Children ages 12–17 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, 2007
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 38.91.539.91.739.34.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Age12–1341.43.740.74.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
14–1536.92.540.12.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
16–1739.62.139.62.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale36.72.837.13.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Female39.91.841.02.038.44.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
County typeMSA38.41.739.22.040.64.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Non-MSA41.93.443.13.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

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.

DSU - 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 March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 7_1_2-2a: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr09/7_mentalhealthsubstanceabuse/T7_1_2-2a.html