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Table 193b: Persons age 18 or older who received outpatient mental health treatment or counseling in the past year, by ethnicity, United States, 2002a

      Non-Hispanic      
  Total All races White Black or African American Hispanic (all races)
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
                     
Total 7.4 0.2 7.8 0.2 8.3 0.3 5.4 0.6 4.5 0.5
                     
Age                    
    18-44 8.3 0.3 8.9 0.3 9.9 0.3 4.8 0.6 5.1 0.6
    45-64 8.3 0.5 8.7 0.5 8.9 0.6 7.1 1.4 * *
    65 and over 3.2 0.5 3.3 0.5 3.1 0.5 * * * *
                     
Gender                    
    Male 4.7 0.2 4.9 0.3 5.0 0.3 4.4 0.8 3.6 0.6
    Female 9.9 0.4 10.5 0.4 11.3 0.5 6.2 0.8 5.4 0.7
                     
Education                    
    Less than high school graduate 5.5 0.4 6.5 0.5 6.3 0.6 7.3 1.5 2.8 0.5
    High school graduate 5.9 0.3 6.1 0.4 6.6 0.4 3.1 0.6 4.6 1.0
    At least some college 9.1 0.4 9.3 0.4 9.9 0.4 6.2 1.0 6.7 0.9
                     
Residence location                    
    Urban (MSA) 7.7 0.3 8.2 0.3 8.8 0.3 5.7 0.6 4.4 0.5
    Rural (Non-MSA) 6.4 0.4 6.5 0.4 6.6 0.4 3.7 1.1 * *
                     

*Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

aOutpatient Mental Health Treatment/Counseling is defined as having received outpatient care for problems with emotions, nerves, or mental health. Respondents were not to include treatment for alcohol or drug use. Respondents with missing treatment/counseling information are excluded.

Key: SE: Standard error; MSA: Metropolitan Statistical Area

Note: The population categories used in this table are as reported from the source of the data (see below).

Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

 

 

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