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Racial and ethnic differences
Table 2.7a. Racial and Ethnic Differences in Effectiveness of Care: Mental Health
|Treatment of Depression
|Suicide deaths per 100,000 populationiii
iCompared with whites.
iiCompared with non-Hispanic whites.
iiiSource: National vital Statistics System-Mortality, 2001. This source did not collect information on Asians and NHOPIs seperately but in aggregate as Asians or Pacific Islander. This source did not collect information for >1 race. This source did not collect information on income or insurance
ivCompared with persons with family incomes 400% of Federal poverty thresholds or above.
vCompared with persons with any college education.
ivCompared with persons under 65 with any private health insurance.
Key: NHOPI=Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; AI/AN=American Indian or Alaska Native; HS=high school.
Key to Symbols Used in Quality of Health Care Tables:
=: Group and comparison group receive about same quality of health care or have similar outcomes
↑Group receives better quality of health care than the comparison group or has better outcomes.
↓Group receives poorer quality of health care than the comparison group or has worse outcomes.
Blank cell: Reliable estimate for group could not be made.