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Disparities Data Details MHMD-4.1 by Race and Ethnicity for 2017

Disparities Details by Race and Ethnicity 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 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 2017 Disparity
Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino 9.5
CI 8.1/11.1
SE 0.751
÷ 1.000
Best rate
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only 11.3
CI 5.9/20.5
SE 3.602
÷ 1.188
CI
1.000/ 2.043
Asian only 11.6
CI 9.0/14.9
SE 1.494
÷ 1.228
CI
1.000/ 1.574
Hispanic or Latino 13.8
CI 12.3/15.3
SE 0.765
÷ 1.452
CI
1.000/ 1.702
White only, not Hispanic or Latino 14.0
CI 13.1/14.9
SE 0.472
÷ 1.473
CI
1.000/ 1.697
American Indian or Alaska Native only 14.7
CI 11.5/18.7
SE 1.825
÷ 1.552
CI
1.000/ 1.977
2 or more races 17.2
CI 14.3/20.6
SE 1.596
÷ 1.817
CI
1.000/ 2.221
Average group rate excluding best group rate 13.8
...
SE 2.092
÷ 1.452
CI 1.000/ 1.925

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 — 2017
  • The best group rate for this objective, 9.5%, was attained by Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino persons.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 17.2%, was attained by persons identifying with 2 or more races.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 7.7 percentage points.
  • The worst group rate was 1.817 times the best group rate.
  • The average rate for all other race/ethnicity groups (excluding the best), 13.8%, was 1.452 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Race and Ethnicity — 2017

Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino persons achieved the best group rate for this objective, 9.5%.

  • The rate for the Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only population was 1.188 times the best group rate.
  • The rate for the Asian only population was 1.228 times the best group rate.
  • The rate for the Hispanic or Latino population was 1.452 times the best group rate.
  • The rate for the White only, not Hispanic or Latino population was 1.473 times the best group rate.
  • The rate for the American Indian or Alaska Native only population was 1.552 times the best group rate.
  • The rate among persons identifying with 2 or more races was 1.817 times the best group rate.
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