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8.1
Comparison: 7.8
Unit: percent
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Youth who had a Major Depressive Episode

Value: 8.1 percent
Measurement
Period:
2008-2010
Location: Substate Region : 3a
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Comparison: TX State Value
Categories: Health / Mental Health & Mental Disorders
What is this Indicator?
This indicator shows the percentage of youth ages 12 to 17 who had at least one major depressive episode (MDE) in the past year.
Why this is important: 
Major depression is the leading cause of disability in the United States. It is the cause of more than two-thirds of suicides every year. In 2007, approximately 2.0 million youths aged 12 to 17 experienced at least one major depressive episode (MDE) in the past year. However, only 40% of them received treatment. According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV), MDE is defined as a period of at least 2 weeks when a person experiences a depressed mood or loss of interest or pleasure in daily activities and has a at least four other symptoms that interfere with functioning such as problems with sleep, eating, energy, concentration, and self-image. Treatment options for MDE include psychotherapy and medication, among others.
The Healthy People 2020 national health target is to reduce the proportion of adolescents aged 12 to 17 years who experience a major depressive episode (MDE) to 7.4%
Technical Note:  The regional value is compared to the Texas state value.
Locale Details:
Substate Region 3a includes Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Hunt, Kaufman, Navarro, and Rockwall counties.
Source: National Survey on Drug Use and Health
URL of Source:   https://nsduhweb.rti.org/
URL of Data:   http://www.samhsa.gov/data/NSDUH/substate2k10/toc.aspx
Maintained By: Healthy Communities Institute
Last Updated: April 2013

Time Series Data

2004-2006: 8.4 2006-2008: 7.9 2008-2010: 8.1

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Stayed the same
Unit: percent
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Youth who had a Major Depressive Episode

Value: 8.1 percent
Measurement
Period:
2008-2010
Location: Substate Region : 3a
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Comparison: Prior Value
Categories: Health / Mental Health & Mental Disorders
What is this Indicator?
This indicator shows the percentage of youth ages 12 to 17 who had at least one major depressive episode (MDE) in the past year.
Why this is important: 
Major depression is the leading cause of disability in the United States. It is the cause of more than two-thirds of suicides every year. In 2007, approximately 2.0 million youths aged 12 to 17 experienced at least one major depressive episode (MDE) in the past year. However, only 40% of them received treatment. According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV), MDE is defined as a period of at least 2 weeks when a person experiences a depressed mood or loss of interest or pleasure in daily activities and has a at least four other symptoms that interfere with functioning such as problems with sleep, eating, energy, concentration, and self-image. Treatment options for MDE include psychotherapy and medication, among others.
The Healthy People 2020 national health target is to reduce the proportion of adolescents aged 12 to 17 years who experience a major depressive episode (MDE) to 7.4%
Technical Note:  The trend is a comparison between the most recent and previous measurement periods. Confidence intervals were taken into account in determining the direction of the trend.
Locale Details:
Substate Region 3a includes Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Hunt, Kaufman, Navarro, and Rockwall counties.
Source: National Survey on Drug Use and Health
URL of Source:   https://nsduhweb.rti.org/
URL of Data:   http://www.samhsa.gov/data/NSDUH/substate2k10/toc.aspx
Maintained By: Healthy Communities Institute
Last Updated: April 2013

Time Series Data

2004-2006: 8.4 2006-2008: 7.9 2008-2010: 8.1

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Target Not Met

Unit: percent
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Youth who had a Major Depressive Episode

Value: 8.1 percent
Healthy People 2020 Target: 7.4 percent
Measurement
Period:
2008-2010
Location: Substate Region : 3a
[ View All Location Types ]
Comparison: Healthy People 2020 Target
Categories: Health / Mental Health & Mental Disorders
What is this Indicator?
This indicator shows the percentage of youth ages 12 to 17 who had at least one major depressive episode (MDE) in the past year.
Why this is important: 
Major depression is the leading cause of disability in the United States. It is the cause of more than two-thirds of suicides every year. In 2007, approximately 2.0 million youths aged 12 to 17 experienced at least one major depressive episode (MDE) in the past year. However, only 40% of them received treatment. According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV), MDE is defined as a period of at least 2 weeks when a person experiences a depressed mood or loss of interest or pleasure in daily activities and has a at least four other symptoms that interfere with functioning such as problems with sleep, eating, energy, concentration, and self-image. Treatment options for MDE include psychotherapy and medication, among others.
The Healthy People 2020 national health target is to reduce the proportion of adolescents aged 12 to 17 years who experience a major depressive episode (MDE) to 7.4%
Locale Details:
Substate Region 3a includes Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Hunt, Kaufman, Navarro, and Rockwall counties.
Source: National Survey on Drug Use and Health
URL of Source:   https://nsduhweb.rti.org/
URL of Data:   http://www.samhsa.gov/data/NSDUH/substate2k10/toc.aspx
Maintained By: Healthy Communities Institute
Last Updated: April 2013

Time Series Data

2004-2006: 8.4 2006-2008: 7.9 2008-2010: 8.1

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