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Disparities Data Details MHMD-4.1 by Race and Ethnicity for 2008

Disparities Details by Race and Ethnicity for 2008
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 Race and Ethnicity 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
Race and Ethnicity 2008 Disparity
Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino 7.1
CI 5.9/8.4
SE 0.623
÷ 1.000
Best rate
Hispanic or Latino 7.5
CI 6.4/8.7
SE 0.585
÷ 1.062
CI
1.000/ 1.289
Asian only 7.8
CI 4.9/12.1
SE 1.782
÷ 1.099
CI
1.000/ 1.646
American Indian or Alaska Native only 8.8
CI 6.3/12.0
SE 1.445
÷ 1.240
CI
1.000/ 1.686
White only, not Hispanic or Latino 8.8
CI 8.2/9.4
SE 0.314
÷ 1.242
CI
1.000/ 1.452
2 or more races 11.9
CI 9.0/15.6
SE 1.688
÷ 1.684
CI
1.000/ 2.217
Average group rate excluding best group rate 8.9
...
SE 1.462
÷ 1.265
CI 1.000/ 1.718

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 Race and Ethnicity — 2008
  • The best group rate for this objective, 7.1%, was attained by Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino persons.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 11.9%, was attained by persons identifying with 2 or more races.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 4.8 percentage points.
  • The worst group rate was 1.684 times the best group rate.
  • The average rate for all other race/ethnicity groups (excluding the best), 8.9%, was 1.265 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Race and Ethnicity — 2008

Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino persons achieved the best group rate for this objective, 7.1%.

  • The rate for the Hispanic or Latino population was <1.1 times the best group rate.
  • The rate for the Asian only population was <1.1 times the best group rate.
  • The rate for the American Indian or Alaska Native only population was 1.240 times the best group rate.
  • The rate for the White only, not Hispanic or Latino population was 1.242 times the best group rate.
  • The rate among persons identifying with 2 or more races was 1.684 times the best group rate.
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