Table T9_2_3_1-3b

2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

This appendix provides detailed data tables for all measures analyzed for the 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. Tables are included for measures discussed in the main text of the reports as well as for other measures that were examined but not included in the main text.
Table 9_2_3_1.3b
Adults who received mental health treatment or counseling in the last 12 months,a by ethnicity, United States, 2010
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 13.80.314.70.316.
65 and over10.30.810.40.810.80.8DSUDSU8.42.5
EducationLess than high school11.10.613.80.815.
High school graduate12.50.513.10.514.
At least some college15.20.415.80.417.
County typebMetropolitan13.70.314.80.316.
  Large central metro12.30.613.80.716.
  Large fringe metro13.70.614.10.615.
  Medium metro15.10.616.30.717.
  Small metro15.10.815.90.816.80.9DSUDSU6.31.3

a Mental health treatment or counseling is defined as having received inpatient or outpatient care or using 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 Specification of metropolitan and nonmetropolitan subgroups changed in 2009; results should not be compared to previous years. For information on the urban-rural classification scheme, refer to 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 June 2013
Internet Citation: Table T9_2_3_1-3b: 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. June 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.