About the National Data

Data

Baseline: 41.4 percent of adolescents aged 12 to 17 years with MDEs received treatment in the past 12 months, as reported in 2018

Target: 46.4 percent

Numerator
Number of adolescents aged 12 to 17 years with a MDE within the past 12 months who received treatment.
Denominator
Number of adolescents aged 12 to 17 years with a MDE in the past 12 months.
Target-setting method

Percentage point improvement

Target-setting method details
Percentage point improvement from the baseline using Cohen's h effect size of 0.10.
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Target-setting method justification
Trend data were evaluated for this objective, but it was not possible to project a target because the trend was flat. A percentage point improvement was calculated using Cohen's h effect size of 0.1. This method was used because it was a clinically meaningful improvement from the baseline.

Footnotes

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Effect size h=0.1 was chosen to correspond with 10% improvement from a baseline of 50%.