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Appendix C: Adult Stays in U.S. Community Hospitals, Most Common Principal And Secondary Diagnoses of Mental Health or Substance Abuse Disorder, by Gender and Age, 2004


Principal MHSA Diagnosis* Total Number of
Hospital Stays
(in thousands)
All Principal MHSA Stays Gender Age Group
Female Male 18-44 Yrs. 45-64 Yrs. 65-79 Yrs. 80+ Yrs.
Percentage Of Hospital Stays With Principal MHSA Disorder
Mood disorders including bipolar disorders and depressive disorders 707 37.9 45.0 31.0 41.0 38.2 31.9 18.2
Substance-related disorders including drug and alcohol abuse disorders 471 25.2 16.2 33.9 27.1 29.5 14.5 5.3
Schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders 411 22.0 19.7 24.0 22.2 25.7 17.2 9.7
Delirium, dementia, and amnestic and cognitive disorders 145 7.8 9.3 6.4 0.3 1.9 31.4 63.3
Miscellaneous mental disorders 44 2.4 4.3 0.5 3.6 0.9 1.1 0.7
Anxiety disorders 39 2.1 2.7 1.5 1.9 2.2 2.9 2.0
Adjustment disorders 37 2.0 2.1 2.0 2.8 1.3 0.8 0.5
Impulse control disorders 8 0.4 0.3 0.5 0.6 0.2 0.1 0.2
Personality disorders 4 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.0
Disruptive behavior disorders 1 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1
Disorders usually diagnosed in infancy, childhood, and adolescence 1 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0

Note: Percentages represent column percents. "0.0" percent indicates < .05 percent.
*Includes stays principally for MHSA disorders regardless of whether a secondary MHSA disorder is present.

Secondary MHSA Diagnosis** Total Number of
Hospital Stays
(in thousands)

All Principal MHSA Stays

Gender Age Group
Female Male 18-44 Yrs. 45-64 Yrs. 65-79 Yrs. 80+ Yrs.

Percentage Of Hospital Stays for Secondary MHSA Disorder

Mood disorders including bipolar disorders and depressive disorders 2,330 40.7 46.9 31.3 44.7 49.0 41.7 26.6
Delirium, dementia, and amnestic and cognitive disorders 1,488 26.0 27.4 23.9 1.3 4.1 31.0 69.0
Substance-related disorders including drug and alcohol abuse disorders 1,332 23.3 13.3 38.4 40.9 33.9 14.3 3.5
Anxiety disorders 873 15.3 17.6 11.8 15.6 18.4 17.6 9.1
Schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders 343 6.0 5.4 7.0 5.0 7.5 6.8 4.4
Miscellaneous mental disorders 258 4.5 6.7 1.2 16.4 1.3 1.2 0.8
Adjustment disorders 63 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.8 1.1 1.0 0.6
Personality disorders 43 0.8 0.8 0.7 1.8 0.9 0.3 0.1
Disruptive behavior disorders 25 0.4 0.3 0.6 1.2 0.5 0.1 0.1
Disorders usually diagnosed in infancy, childhood, and adolescence 7 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.0
Impulse control disorders 3 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.0

Note: Percentages represent column percents. Secondary diagnoses are not mutually exclusive; therefore, the sum of column percent is greater than 100. “0.0” percent indicates < .05 percent.
**Includes only stays principally for non-MHSA diagnoses with a secondary MHSA disorder.

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