Table T9_2_3_3-3b

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_3.3b
Adults who received prescription medications for mental health treatment in the last 12 months,a by ethnicity, United States, 2010
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 11.70.212.50.314.10.36.80.66.50.6
Age18–4411.10.312.30.314.60.45.80.55.50.5
45–6413.90.514.50.616.10.78.91.38.71.6
65 and over8.70.78.90.79.50.8DSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale7.70.38.30.39.20.45.50.93.90.6
Female15.40.416.30.418.80.57.90.89.21.0
EducationLess than high school9.20.611.50.713.10.98.81.64.40.8
High school graduate11.00.511.50.513.00.65.20.87.61.3
At least some college12.70.413.20.414.90.47.01.07.71.0
County typebMetropolitan11.50.312.50.314.40.46.70.66.40.6
  Large central metro9.80.510.80.513.50.86.00.76.60.9
  Large fringe metro11.60.512.10.613.70.67.21.57.61.5
  Medium metro13.10.614.30.715.90.86.81.35.30.9
  Small metro13.20.814.00.814.80.9DSUDSU4.61.1
Nonmetropolitan12.30.612.50.613.20.77.41.77.82.1
  Micropolitan12.30.912.60.913.51.0DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore12.20.912.40.912.61.0DSUDSUDSUDSU

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 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 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 June 2013
Internet Citation: Table T9_2_3_3-3b: 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. June 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr12/9_facilitators_barriers/T9_2_3_3-3b.html