Table T9_2_3_3-1

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_3.1
Adults who received prescription medications for mental health treatmenta in the last 12 months, United States, 2010
Population groupPercentSE
Total 11.70.2
65 and over8.70.7
RaceWhite only12.90.3
Black only7.00.6
Asian only2.80.6
AI/AN only7.51.4
Multiple races12.02.2
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races12.50.3
  Non-Hispanic, White14.10.3
  Non-Hispanic, Black6.80.6
Hispanic, all races6.50.6
  Mexican, Mexican American5.20.7
  Puerto Rican11.62.1
  Other Hispanic/Latino/Spanish origin6.61.1
Family incomebNegative/poor13.40.7
Near poor/low11.70.6
Education, age 18 and overLess than high school9.20.6
High school graduate11.00.5
At least some college12.70.4
County typecMetropolitan11.50.3
  Large central metro9.80.5
  Large fringe metro11.60.5
  Medium metro13.10.6
  Small metro13.20.8

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 are excluded.

c 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: 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 June 2013
Internet Citation: Table T9_2_3_3-1: 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. June 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.