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Care of Adults With Mental Health and Substance Abuse Disorders in U.S. Community Hospitals, 2004

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Table 4. Stays for All-Listed MHSA Diagnoses, by Age Group

All-Listed MHSA Diagnoses Age Group
18-44 Years 45-64 Years 65-79 Years 80+ Years
Number of All-Listed MHSA Diagnoses, in Thousands
(percentage of age-specific hospital stays)
Mood disorders including bipolar disorders and depressive disorders 1,128 (10.9) 1,130 (13.2) 631 (8.1) 423 (8.0)
Substance-related disorders including drug and alcohol abuse disorders 1,104 (10.7) 862 (10.1) 226 (2.9) 61 (1.1)
Delirium, dementia, and amnestic and cognitive disorders 23 (0.2) 90 (1.1) 487 (6.3) 1,090 (20.6)
Anxiety disorders 365 (3.5) 394 (4.6) 252 (3.3) 141 (2.7)
Schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders 319 (3.1) 289 (3.4) 129 (1.7) 84 (1.6)
Miscellaneous mental disorders 265 (2.6) 36 (0.4) 20 (0.3) 13 (0.2)
Personality disorders 168 (1.6) 70 (0.8) 11 (0.2) 4 (0.1)
Adjustment disorders 65 (0.6) 31 (0.4) 17 (0.2) 11 (0.2)
Disruptive behavior disorders 34 (0.3) 12 (0.1) 3 (0.0) 3 (0.1)
Impulse control disorders 19 (0.2) 5 (0.1) 1 (0.0) 1 (0.0)
Disorders usually diagnosed in infancy, childhood, and adolescence 8 (0.1) 2 (0.0) < 1 (0.0) < 1 (0.0)

Note: “All-listed MHSA diagnoses” refers to all MHSA diagnoses listed on the discharge record; patients can have more than 1 MHSA diagnosis. “0.0”
percent indicates < .05 percent.

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