MHMD-11.1 Increase the proportion of primary care physician office visits where adults 19 years and older are screened for depression
About the Data
Description of the data source, numerator, denominator, survey questions, and other relevant details about the national estimate.
Number of primary care physician office visits by patients aged 19 years and over that included depression screening
Number of primary care physician office visits by patients aged 19 years and over
Primary care physicians include the following specialties: general/family practice, internal medicine, pediatrics, and obstetrics/gynecology.
The survey questionnaire for the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NAMCS; the Patient Record Form) includes an item called Diagnostic/Screening Services. This item comprises a series of checkboxes and several open-ended response fields. Respondents are instructed to mark all services ordered or provided at the sampled visit.
Any change to the objective text, baseline, target, target-setting method or data source since the Healthy People 2020 launch.