Disparities Details by Country of Birth 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 Country of Birth 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)
|Country of Birth||2018||Disparity|
|Outside US|| 10.5
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 better group rate for this objective, 10.5%, was attained by persons who were born outside the US.
- The worse group rate for this objective, 14.7%, was attained by persons who were born in the US.
- The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 4.2 percentage points.
- The worst group rate was 1.396 times the best group rate.
Persons born outside the US achieved the better group rate for this objective, 10.5%.
The rate among persons born in the US was 1.396 times the better group rate.