About the National Data
Baseline: 64.8 percent of adults aged 18 years and over with MDEs received treatment in the past 12 months, as reported in 2018
Target: 69.5 percent
Receiving treatment for MDE is defined as an adult having received treatment/counseling if s/he saw or talked to a medical doctor or other professional for MDE in the past year. Persons answering affirmatively to any of the battery of questions in the NSDUH mental health service utilization module were considered to have received treatment.
1. Effect size h=0.1 was chosen to correspond with 10% improvement from a baseline of 50%.