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Disparities Data Details MHMD-4.1 by Country of Birth for 2018

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.

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 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)

2020 Baseline (year): 8.3 (2008)
2020 Target: 7.5 1
Desired Direction: ↓ Decrease Desired
Country of Birth 2018 Disparity
Outside US 10.5
CI 8.2/13.4
SE 1.295
÷ 1.000
Best rate
US 14.7
CI 14.0/15.4
SE 0.369
÷ 1.396
CI
1.000/ 1.717

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 Country of Birth — 2018
  • 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.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Country of Birth — 2018

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.

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