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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 100c
Children ages 12-17 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   37.8 1.42 39.4 3.60 34.9 2.34 35.6 3.01 42 2.84
Age 12-13 32.9 2.89 * * 35.4 5.32 * * * *
14-15 41.1 2.46 * * 34.1 3.64 39.6 5.18 46.2 4.99
16-17 37.1 2.04 36.9 5.22 35.4 3.60 36.7 4.63 39.5 3.79
Gender Male 34.1 2.61 * * 31.1 4.27 25.7 5.05 44.3 5.3
Female 39.0 1.61 40.5 4.25 36.2 2.71 39.9 3.71 41.1 3.24
Race White only 37.7 1.56 35.5 3.79 34.5 2.56 36.4 3.29 43.3 3.07
Black only 38.9 4.52 * * * * * * * *
Asian only * * * * * * * * * *
NHOPI only * * * * * * * * * *
AI/AN only * * * * * * * * * *
Multiple races * * * * * * * * * *
Ethnicity Hispanic 31.8 3.61 * * 26.4 5.01 * * * *
Non-Hispanic 39.0 1.59 41.8 4.24 37.4 2.68 35.5 3.08 42 2.89
Residence location MSA 37.2 1.62 41.8 4.50 33.3 2.70 32.9 3.30 42.1 3.1
Non-MSA 40.1 3.11 32.2 5.51 41.0 4.52 * * * *

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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