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2006 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.84
Adults diagnosed with a new episode of depression who had optimal practitioner contacts for medication management during the acute treatment phase, United States, 2001 and 2005
    2005 2001
Population group Number of health plans Percent Standard error Number of health plans Percent Standard error
Total 389 21.1 10.4 421 19.6 10.5
Region Northeast 102 26.5 20.8 102 25.3 23.4
South 109 17.2 14.6 132 17.3 13.6
Midwest 99 19.3 12.0 105 19.0 13.6
West 78 21.0 30.3 82 17.8 30.4

Source: HEDIS data from the National Committee for Quality Assurance.

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