Table 17_3_1-2d

2010 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_1.2d
Adults who received mental health treatment or counselinga in the last 12 months, by education, 2008
  TotalLess than high schoolHigh school graduateAt least some college
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 13.40.311.30.812.30.514.60.4
65 and over10.30.811.
RaceWhite only14.50.311.30.913.30.616.20.5
Black only8.70.710.
Asian only4.50.9DSUDSUDSUDSU4.21.1
AI/AN only9.
Multiple races17.73.1DSUDSU14.43.718.23.9
County typebMetropolitan13.20.310.90.912.10.614.50.4
  Large central and fringe metro12.80.411.31.311.60.713.70.5
  Medium metro14.10.710.41.413.81.315.30.9
  Small metro14.20.810.11.611.31.317.31.3

a Mental health treatment or counseling is defined as having received inpatient or outpatient care or using prescription medication for problems with emotions, nerves, or mental health. Respondents who received treatment for drug or alcohol use or had missing treatment or counseling information are excluded.

b Metropolitan refers to all metropolitan areas; Large central and fringe metro, central and suburban counties in metro area of 1 million or more population; Medium metro, counties in metro area of 250,000 to less than 1,000,000; Small metro, counties in metro area of less than 250,000 population; Nonmetropolitan, all nonmetropolitan areas.

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; SE: standard error.

Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health.


Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Table 17_3_1-2d: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.