MHMD-9.2 Increase the proportion of adults aged 18 years and older with major depressive episodes (MDEs) who receive treatment

National Data Source
National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH); Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch
Yes
Measure
percent 
Baseline (Year)
71.1 (2008)
Target
78.2
Target-Setting Method
10 percent improvement
Numerator
Number of adults aged 18 or older with major depressive episode within the past 12 month who received treatment
Denominator
Number of adults aged 18 or older with major depressive episode in the past 12 months
Data Collection Frequency
Annual
Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective
Adapted from HP2010 objective

Comments

Methodology Notes

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.

Description of Changes Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch

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.