T17_3_3_1

2011 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, 2002-2009
  20092008200720062005200420032002
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 11.30.311.30.311.10.310.90.210.70.210.50.210.90.310.50.3
Age18-4411.00.310.40.310.40.310.40.310.20.310.30.310.20.310.00.3
45-6413.30.513.70.614.10.513.40.513.00.512.60.513.90.612.50.6
65 and over7.90.79.00.77.10.67.20.67.80.77.00.77.60.68.00.7
GenderMale7.60.37.50.37.50.37.20.37.00.36.90.36.60.36.70.3
Female14.70.414.80.414.50.414.20.414.10.413.90.414.90.413.90.4
RaceWhite only12.60.312.50.312.60.312.00.311.80.311.50.311.90.311.30.3
Black only5.60.66.20.75.00.55.70.66.20.66.10.66.60.65.80.5
Asian only1.80.53.40.92.40.63.00.82.90.63.70.93.30.95.81.7
NHOPI onlyDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU6.22.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN only11.03.17.21.37.81.68.91.510.71.98.21.68.21.512.42.0
Multiple races14.42.116.13.111.31.816.93.011.62.110.21.613.12.112.62.2
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races12.20.312.30.312.00.311.70.311.40.311.20.311.60.311.10.3
  Non-Hispanic, White13.90.313.90.413.80.313.20.312.80.312.50.312.90.312.10.3
  Non-Hispanic, Black5.60.66.20.75.10.55.60.66.20.66.10.76.50.65.90.5
Hispanic, all races5.40.55.20.55.60.65.00.55.70.65.40.56.20.66.10.5
Family incomebNegative/poor13.00.612.80.814.10.711.20.6DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
Near poor/low11.00.612.10.710.50.610.50.5DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
Middle10.90.510.20.410.50.410.80.4DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
High11.20.411.50.411.10.411.00.4DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
Education, age 18 and overLess than high school9.30.69.20.69.90.68.90.58.60.58.90.58.90.59.40.6
High school graduate11.00.510.70.510.90.410.30.410.30.49.80.410.60.410.00.5
At least some college12.00.312.30.411.60.411.80.311.60.311.50.411.90.411.20.4
County typecMetropolitan10.90.3DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
  Large central metro9.30.4DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
  Large fringe metro10.90.5DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
  Medium metro12.50.6DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
  Small metro12.50.8DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
Nonmetropolitan13.10.6DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
  Micropolitan13.10.7DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
  Noncore13.11.0DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA

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 with missing treatment or counseling information are excluded.

b. Negative/poor refers to family 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.

c. Specification of metropolitan and nonmetropolitan subgroups changed in 2009; results should not be compared to those of previous years. For information on the urban-rural classification scheme, refer to http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data_access/urban_rural.htm#documentation for details.

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.

 

Page last reviewed March 2012
Internet Citation: T17_3_3_1: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr11/17_utilization/T17_3_3_1.html