T7_1_1_2b

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 7_1_1.2b
Adults with a major depressive episode in the last 12 months who received treatment,a by ethnicity, 2009
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 64.41.366.51.368.71.453.24.249.34.1
Age18-4458.01.560.21.663.71.745.44.443.94.2
45-6475.62.576.72.576.42.7DSUDSUDSUDSU
65 and overDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale59.02.461.02.563.72.6DSUDSUDSUDSU
Female67.41.669.51.671.61.759.64.651.75.3
EducationLess than high school58.13.561.73.961.04.5DSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate61.52.563.52.766.42.8DSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college67.81.769.31.771.61.855.15.9DSUDSU
County typebMetropolitan63.71.566.01.668.81.751.84.449.44.3
  Large central metro60.22.864.53.070.83.4DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro61.03.062.53.163.93.3DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro68.52.568.52.870.52.9DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro70.43.473.13.473.13.6DSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan67.82.668.82.868.43.0DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan69.33.771.23.771.43.9DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore64.94.264.94.263.44.5DSUDSUDSUDSU

a. Major depressive episode (MDE) is defined as a period of at least 2 weeks when a person experienced a depressed mood or loss of interest or pleasure in daily activities and had a majority of the symptoms of depression as described in the 4th edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV). Treatment is defined as seeing or talking to a medical doctor or other professional or using prescription medication for depression in the past year. Respondents with unknown data for past year MDE measures or unknown treatment data were excluded.

b. Specification of metropolitan and nonmetropolitan subgroups changed in 2009; results should not be compared with 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.

DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: 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: T7_1_1_2b: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr11/7_mentalhealthsubstanceabuse/T7_1_1_2b.html