Description of the data source, numerator, denominator, survey questions, and other relevant details about the national estimate.
A modified version of the Composite International Diagnostic Interview is administered to assess criteria necessary for a diagnosis of Major Depressive Episode based on DSM IV for adults
Persons answering affirmatively to any of the battery of questions in the mental health service utilization module were considered to have received treatment.
Any change to the objective text, baseline, target, target-setting method or data source since the Healthy People 2020 launch.
In 2013, the original baseline was revised from 68.3 to 71.1 due to a change in programming. The target was adjusted from 75.1 to 78.2 to reflect the revised baseline using the original target-setting method.
In 2014 due to a methodology change in NSDUH's calculation of estimates, the baseline was recalculated from 71.1 percent to 69.0 percent. This change affected the target, which was set for a 10 percent improvement. In 2014 the target was also revised from 78.2 percent to 75.9 percent.
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