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Table 196a: Persons age 18 or older with serious mental illness who received mental health treatment or counseling in the past year, by race, United States, 2002a

  Total White Black or African American Asian NHOPI AI/AN Multiple race
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
                             
Total 47.9 1.3 50.6 1.4 36.1 3.8 * * * * * * * *
                             
Age                            
    18-44 45.4 1.3 48.9 1.4 31.0 3.7 * * * * * * * *
    45-64 60.2 3.0 61.7 3.2 * * * * * * * * * *
    65 and over * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
                             
Gender                            
    Male 39.5 2.2 42.0 2.5 * * * * * * * * * *
    Female 52.3 1.5 54.8 1.7 42.0 5.0 * * * * * * * *
                             
Education                            
    Less than high school graduate 39.3 3.1 38.3 3.4 * * * * * * * * * *
    High school graduate 45.1 2.2 49.4 2.5 23.2 4.9 * * * * * * * *
    At least some college 53.7 1.7 56.5 1.8 40.1 5.9 * * * * * * * *
                             
Residence location                            
    Urban (MSA) 48.5 1.4 51.9 1.6 37.4 4.1 * * * * * * * *
    Rural (Non-MSA) 45.7 2.9 46.5 3.1 * * * * * * * * * *
                             

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

aMental Health Treatment/Counseling is defined as having received inpatient care, outpatient care, or using prescription medication 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. Serious Mental Illness SMI is defined as having a diagnosable mental, behavioral, or emotional disorder that met the criteria found in the 4th edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders DSM-IV and resulted in functional impairment that substantially interfered with or limited one or more major life activities. See Section B.6 of Appendix B of the Results from the 2002 National Survey on Drug Use and Health: National Findings.

Key: NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; 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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