Table 17_3_2-2c

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_2.2c
Adults who received outpatient mental health treatment or counselinga� in the last 12 months, by family income,b 2008
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 6.80.28.40.66.80.55.90.37.10.3
Age18-447.30.28.30.66.70.56.40.48.10.4
45-647.70.410.41.59.61.37.30.87.00.6
65 and over3.40.5DSUDSUDSUDSU2.30.54.40.9
GenderMale5.00.36.70.85.10.74.70.54.80.4
Female8.50.39.60.88.10.77.00.59.50.6
RaceWhite only7.20.29.00.67.00.66.50.47.50.4
Black only5.50.67.41.57.81.42.80.64.91.1
Asian only2.20.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
NHOPI onlyDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN only6.11.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple races6.71.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityHispanic3.80.44.60.92.60.63.60.95.31.2
Non-Hispanic7.30.29.80.78.00.66.20.37.20.3
County typecMetropolitan7.00.28.60.76.90.55.90.47.50.4
  Large central and fringe metro6.90.37.20.87.10.75.50.47.60.5
  Medium metro7.30.510.31.57.71.16.50.86.90.7
  Small metro7.10.612.22.14.50.86.41.07.71.2
Nonmetropolitan5.60.57.51.06.41.25.70.74.00.7

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 Estimates are based on a revised definition of poverty 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 or poor refers to family incomes below the Federal poverty line for a given household size and composition; near poor/low, over 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.

c 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_2-2c: 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_2-2c.html