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2003 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.66: National Treatment of Depression, 1998-2001

Percent of adults diagnosed with a new episode of depression who received a continuous trial of medication during the acute treatment phase, United States, 1998-2001
   
Year Percent
   
1998 54.32
1999 58.77
2001 56.87
   

Data reported in this table are for commercial plans only.

Source: National Committee for Quality Assurance.  HEDIS data from The State of HC Quality, 2002.

Table 1.65: National Treatment of Depression, 1998-2001 Table 1.67: National Treatment of Depression, 1998-2001

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