Table 7_1_2-2c

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_2.2c
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 family income,b United States, 2007
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 38.91.539.43.736.93.339.22.640.02.8
Age12–1341.43.7DSUDSUDSUDSU34.95.8DSUDSU
14–1536.92.5DSUDSU29.14.640.34.439.54.9
16–1739.62.140.55.437.04.840.03.740.23.9
GenderMale36.72.8DSUDSUDSUDSU33.54.937.05.1
Female39.91.841.74.534.53.841.73.041.13.4
RaceWhite only39.91.736.64.335.63.742.52.941.63.0
Black only39.34.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Asian onlyDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
NHOPI onlyDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN onlyDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple racesDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityHispanic28.13.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Non-Hispanic41.01.643.44.441.93.840.72.839.62.9
County typeMSA38.41.740.64.336.73.837.42.939.43.0
Non-MSA41.93.4DSUDSU38.15.947.95.1DSUDSU

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.

b Estimates are based on a revised definition of Poverty Level that incorporates information on family income, size, and composition and is calculated as a percentage of the U.S. Census Bureau's poverty thresholds. Negative/poor refers to household incomes below the Federal poverty line; near poor/low, the poverty line to just below 200 percent of the poverty line; middle, 200 percent to just below 400 percent of the poverty line; and high, 400 percent of the poverty line and over. Respondents with unknown poverty information 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_2-2c: 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_2-2c.html