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Disparities Data Details MHMD-4.1 by Sex for 2017

Disparities Details by Sex for 2017
MHMD-4.1 : Adolescents with a major depressive episode in the past 12 months (percent, 12-17 years)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 8.3 (2008)
2020 Target: 7.5 1
Desired Direction: ↓ Decrease Desired
Data Source: National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), SAMHSA
Error Bar (I) represents the 95% confidence interval.
Additional footnotes may apply to these data. Please refer to footnotes below the data table for further information.
See also Disparities Overview by Sex for MHMD-4.1

MHMD-4.1 Reduce the proportion of adolescents aged 12 to 17 years who experience major depressive episodes (MDEs)

Adolescents with a major depressive episode in the past 12 months (percent, 12-17 years)

2020 Baseline (year): 8.3 (2008)
2020 Target: 7.5 1
Desired Direction: ↓ Decrease Desired
Sex 2017 Disparity
Male 6.8
CI 6.2/7.6
SE 0.355
÷ 1.000
Best rate
Female 20.0
CI 18.9/21.1
SE 0.579
÷ 2.927
CI
1.000/ 3.229

Data are subject to revision and may have changed since a previous release.

Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.

Data are not available or not collected for populations not shown.

CI: 95% confidence interval.

Summary measures of health disparities by Sex — 2017
  • The better group rate for this objective, 6.8%, was attained by the male population.
  • The worse group rate for this objective, 20.0%, was attained by the female population.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 13.2 percentage points.
  • The worst group rate was 2.927 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Sex — 2017

The male population achieved the better group rate for this objective, 6.8%.

The rate for female the population was 2.927 times the better group rate.

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