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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2006

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Table 93b
Adults age 18 and over with past year major depressive episode who received treatment for the depression in the past year,a by ethnicity, United States, 2004
        Non-Hispanic Hispanic, all races
    Total All races White Black
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total 65.1 1.8 66.0 1.8 67.2 1.9 59.8 5.7 57.8 6.0
Age 18-44 59.5 1.9 60.2 2.0 61.7 2.1 * * 54.5 5.9
45-64 73.5 3.5 74.5 3.4 75.0 3.7 * * * *
65 and over * * * * * * * * * *
Gender Male 55.2 3.1 55.4 3.4 55.8 3.6 * * * *
Female 70.1 2.0 71.2 2.1 72.9 2.1 * * * *
Education Less than high school 63.5 3.9 64.2 4.4 63.9 4.9 * * * *
High school graduate 58.0 3.1 58.5 3.3 60.2 3.5 * * * *
At least some college 69.7 2.4 70.8 2.4 72.1 2.5 * * * *
Residence location MSA 64.9 2.0 66.1 2.1 67.6 2.2 * * * *
Non-MSA 66.1 3.9 65.4 4.1 65.4 4.4 * * * *

a Major depressive episode (MDE) is defined as a period of at least 2 weeks when a person experienced a depressed mood or loss of interest or pleasure in daily activities and had a majority of the symptoms for depression as described in the 4th edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV). Respondents with unknown data for past year MDE measures were excluded.

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

Key: MSA: metropolitan statistical area; SE: standard error.

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

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