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2006 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.85
Adults diagnosed with a new episode of depression and initiated on an antidepressant drug who received a continuous trial of medication treatment 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 393 66.9 16.2 423 61.8 12.4
Region Northeast 103 61.2 17.7 102 62.2 22.0
South 112 57.0 13.0 133 53.4 12.6
Midwest 99 61.2 14.8 116 58.2 14.8
West 78 74.8 53.1 84 66.7 38.1

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

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