Depressive Disorders Rates

New York Finger Lakes Region and Western New York

The hospital visit rate data related to anxiety, depression, and stress are generally consistent with survey data about the prevalence of depressive disorders. Adult respondents were asked if they’ve ever been told they have a depressive disorder (including depression, major depression, dysthymia, or minor depression). The results below show a high correlation with income, and higher rates among Latinos. It’s also notable how much higher the prevalence of depressive disorders is within the Medicaid population.

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