Table 17_3_2-2a

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_2.2a
Adults who received outpatient mental health treatment or counselinga in the last 12 months, by race, 2008
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 6.80.27.20.25.50.62.20.6DSUDSU6.11.36.81.4
Age18-447.30.28.00.35.00.62.50.6DSUDSU6.01.48.21.6
45-647.70.48.20.56.21.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
65 and over3.40.53.30.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale5.00.35.30.33.60.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Female8.50.39.10.47.00.9DSUDSUDSUDSU6.61.98.72.3
EducationLess than high school4.70.44.50.46.21.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate5.50.35.60.44.80.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college8.20.38.90.45.70.82.60.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
County typebMetropolitan7.00.27.60.35.70.62.30.6DSUDSU6.51.57.41.7
  Large central and fringe metro6.90.37.60.35.70.71.90.5DSUDSU3.20.9DSUDSU
  Medium metro7.30.57.50.56.81.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU6.41.7
  Small metro7.10.67.40.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan5.60.55.80.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

a Outpatient mental health treatment or counseling is defined as having received outpatient care 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 February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 17_3_2-2a: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. February 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr10/17_utilization/T17_3_2-2a.html