Depression

Data are for the U.S.

Morbidity
  • Percent of persons aged 12 years and over with depression in any 2-week period: 7.6% (2009-2012)

Source: Depression in the U.S. Household Population, 2009–2012

Physician office visits
  • Percent of physician office visits with depression indicated on the medical record: 9.3%

Source: National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey: 2016 National Summary Tables, table 18 pdf icon[PDF – 793 KB]

Emergency department visits
  • Percent of emergency department visits with depression indicated on the medical record: 10.1%

Source: National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey: 2016 Emergency Department Summary Tables, table 13 pdf icon[PDF – 738 KB]

Mortality
  • Number of suicide deaths: 47,173
  • Suicide deaths per 100,000 population: 14.5

Source: Deaths: Final Data for 2017, tables 6, 7 pdf icon[PDF – 2 MB]

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Page last reviewed: October 7, 2015