Table 7_1_2-2b

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_2.2b
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 ethnicity, United States, 2007
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 38.91.541.01.642.61.839.94.428.13.7
Age12–1341.43.744.14.244.04.7DSUDSUDSUDSU
14–1536.92.538.82.742.73.2DSUDSUDSUDSU
16–1739.62.141.62.342.22.6DSUDSU27.85.3
GenderMale36.72.838.83.240.43.6DSUDSUDSUDSU
Female39.91.841.91.943.52.239.85.029.34.3
County typeMSA38.41.740.71.942.32.241.34.527.83.8
Non-MSA41.93.442.63.544.03.5DSUDSUDSUDSU

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: 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_2-2b: 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_2-2b.html