Table 17_3_3-1

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_3.1
Adults who received prescription medications for mental health treatmenta in the last 12 months, 2002-2008
  2008200720062005200420032002
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 11.30.311.10.310.90.210.70.210.50.210.90.310.50.3
Age18-4410.40.310.40.310.40.310.20.310.30.310.20.310.00.3
45-6413.70.614.10.513.40.513.00.512.60.513.90.612.50.6
65 and over9.00.77.10.67.20.67.80.77.00.77.60.68.00.7
GenderMale7.50.37.50.37.20.37.00.36.90.36.60.36.70.3
Female14.80.414.50.414.20.414.10.413.90.414.90.413.90.4
RaceWhite only12.50.312.60.312.00.311.80.311.50.311.90.311.30.3
Black only6.20.75.00.55.70.66.20.66.10.66.60.65.80.5
Asian only3.40.92.40.63.00.82.90.63.70.93.30.95.81.7
NHOPI onlyDSUDSUDSUDSU6.22.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN only7.21.37.81.68.91.510.71.98.21.68.21.512.42.0
Multiple races16.13.111.31.816.93.011.62.110.21.613.12.112.62.2
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races12.30.312.00.311.70.311.40.311.20.311.60.311.10.3
  Non-Hispanic, White13.90.413.80.313.20.312.80.312.50.312.90.312.10.3
  Non-Hispanic, Black6.20.75.10.55.60.66.20.66.10.76.50.65.90.5
Hispanic, all races5.20.55.60.65.00.55.70.65.40.56.20.66.10.5
Family incomebNegative/poor12.80.814.10.711.20.6DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
Near poor/low12.10.710.50.610.50.5DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
Middle10.20.410.50.410.80.4DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
High11.50.411.10.411.00.4DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
Education, age 18 and overLess than high school9.20.69.90.68.90.58.60.58.90.58.90.59.40.6
High school graduate10.70.510.90.410.30.410.30.49.80.410.60.410.00.5
At least some college12.30.411.60.411.80.311.60.311.50.411.90.411.20.4
County typecMetropolitan11.00.3DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
  Large central and fringe metro10.40.4DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
  Medium metro12.10.6DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
  Small metro12.20.8DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
Nonmetropolitan12.80.7DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA

a Received prescription medication for mental health treatment/counseling refers to having received 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 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.

DNA - Data have not been analyzed.

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.

 

Current as of February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 17_3_3-1: 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_3-1.html