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Disparities Data Details MHMD-4.1 by Age Group for 2018

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.

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 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)

2020 Baseline (year): 8.3 (2008)
2020 Target: 7.5 1
Desired Direction: ↓ Decrease Desired
Spotlight on Disparities:
Age Group 2018 Disparity
12-13 years 8.4
CI 7.4/9.4
SE 0.498
÷ 1.000
Best rate
14-15 years 15.3
CI 14.2/16.6
SE 0.614
÷ 1.837
CI
1.000/ 2.067
16-17 years 19.0
CI 17.7/20.4
SE 0.706
÷ 2.275
CI
1.000/ 2.553
Average group rate excluding best group rate 17.2
...
SE 0.936
÷ 2.056
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.

Summary measures of health disparities by Age Group — 2018
  • 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.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Age Group — 2018

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.
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