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Disparities Data Details MHMD-4.1 by Race and Ethnicity for 2018

Disparities Details by Race and Ethnicity for 2018
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 2018 Disparity
Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino 10.3
CI 8.8/11.9
SE 0.791
÷ 1.000
Best rate
Asian only 13.4
CI 10.3/17.2
SE 1.754
÷ 1.300
CI
1.000/ 1.670
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only 13.7
CI 8.3/21.9
SE 3.424
÷ 1.336
CI
1.000/ 2.052
American Indian or Alaska Native only 14.0
CI 10.5/18.4
SE 1.993
÷ 1.363
CI
1.000/ 1.778
White only, not Hispanic or Latino 15.1
CI 14.2/16.0
SE 0.476
÷ 1.467
CI
1.000/ 1.682
Hispanic or Latino 15.1
CI 13.6/16.7
SE 0.789
÷ 1.467
CI
1.000/ 1.710
2 or more races 17.2
CI 14.3/20.7
SE 1.624
÷ 1.678
CI
1.000/ 2.049
Average group rate excluding best group rate 14.8
...
SE 2.110
÷ 1.435
CI 1.000/ 1.874

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 — 2018
  • The best group rate for this objective, 10.3%, 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 7.0 percentage points.
  • The worst group rate was 1.678 times the best group rate.
  • The average rate for all other race/ethnicity groups (excluding the best), 14.8%, was 1.435 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Race and Ethnicity — 2018

Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino persons achieved the best group rate for this objective, 10.3%.

  • The rate for the Asian only population was 1.300 times the best group rate.
  • The rate for the Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only population was 1.336 times the best group rate.
  • The rate for the American Indian or Alaska Native only population was 1.363 times the best group rate.
  • The rate for the White only, not Hispanic or Latino population was 1.467 times the best group rate.
  • The rate for the Hispanic or Latino population was 1.467 times the best group rate.
  • The rate among persons identifying with 2 or more races was 1.678 times the best group rate.
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