Status: Baseline only
Most Recent Data:
8.5 percent (2016)
8.5 percent of primary care office visits included screening for depression in persons aged 12 years and over in 2016
Increase the proportion of primary care office visits where adolescents and adults are screened for depression
Every year in the United States, millions of adults and adolescents experience depression. Evidence shows that screening at primary care visits and appropriate follow-up treatment can improve depression symptoms in adults and adolescents.
Workgroup: Mental Health and Mental Disorders Workgroup