Disparities Details by Age Group 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.
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 Age Group 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)
|12-13 years|| 8.4
|14-15 years|| 15.3
|16-17 years|| 19.0
|Average group rate excluding best group rate||
CI 1.000/ 2.348
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.
- The best group rate for this objective, 8.4%, was attained by adolescents aged 12-13 years.
- The worst group rate for this objective, 19.0%, was attained by adolescents aged 16-17 years.
- The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 10.6 percentage points.
- The worst group rate was 2.275 times the best group rate.
- The average rate for all other age groups (excluding the best), 17.2%, was 2.056 times the best group rate.
Adolescents aged 12-13 years achieved the best group rate for this objective, 8.4%.
- The rate among adolescents aged 14-15 years was 1.837 times the best group rate.
- The rate among adolescents aged 16-17 years was 2.275 times the best group rate.