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Title:
   Trends in Use and Expenditures for Depression among U.S. Adults Age 18 and Older, Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population, 1999 and 2009
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 377
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   July 25, 2012
Description:
   In 2009, 17.6 million adults visited a doctor or health facility, or obtained a prescription drug to treat depression. In 1999, the same was true for 10.1 million adults. In both 1999 and 2009, the number of women seeking treatment for depression was higher than men.
Author(s):
   Anita Soni, PhD
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only
MEPS Topics:
   Men's Health, Health Care Costs/Expenditures, Health Care Disparities, Mental Health, Prescription Drugs, Women's Health, Medical Expenditures
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st377/stat377.pdf (163 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st377/stat377.shtml
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