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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 99c
Adults age 18 and over with past year major depressive episode who received treatment for the depression in the past year,a by family income, United States, 2005
Population group Total Less than $20,000 $20,000-$49,999 $50,000-$74,999 More than $75,000
Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total   65.6 1.2 63.7 2.2 64.3 2.1 70.7 2.6 66.5 2.8
Age 18-44 58.7 1.4 55.9 2.4 56.9 2.3 64.4 3.0 62.0 2.9
45-64 75.5 2.2 74.4 4.3 77.1 3.8 78.2 5.0 72.5 5.2
65 and over * * * * * * * * * *
Gender Male 55.6 2.2 58.3 4.2 51.0 4.0 57.4 5.3 57.0 4.7
Female 70.9 1.4 66.5 2.6 70.5 2.3 78.7 2.7 72.1 3.4
Race White only 67.2 1.3 65.6 2.5 66.0 2.3 71.2 2.7 68.1 3.0
Black only 56.4 4.4 51.9 5.9 * * * * * *
Asian only * * * * * * * * * *
NHOPI only * * * * * * * * * *
AI/AN only * * * * * * * * * *
Multiple races * * * * * * * * * *
Ethnicity Hispanic 50.2 4.0 * * * * * * * *
Non-Hispanic 67.7 1.3 64.6 2.3 67.5 2.2 73.0 2.7 68.2 2.9
Residence location MSA 64.3 1.4 61.1 2.7 63.1 2.5 70.2 2.8 65.4 3.0
Non-MSA 71.7 2.4 71.8 3.7 69.8 3.9 * * * *

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