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Title:
   Expenditures for Treatment of Mental Health Disorders among Young Adults Ages 18-26, 2007-2009: Estimates for the U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 358
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   February 9, 2012
Description:
   An annual average of 8.6 percent of U.S. young adults ages 18-26 (about 3.2 million persons) received some type(s) of treatment for mental health disorders in 2007-2009, with 5.4 percent of young adults ages 18-26 receiving ambulatory care and 2.8 percent receiving prescription medications during this period. Less than 1 percent received other services such as hospital inpatient stays, emergency room visits, or home health care.
Author(s):
   Karen E. Davis, MA
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only
MEPS Topics:
   Medical Expenditures, Mental Health, Priority Conditions -- General, Health Care Costs/Expenditures
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st358/stat358.pdf (109 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st358/stat358.shtml
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