Characteristics of U.S. youths with serious emotional disturbance: data from the National Health Interview Survey.

@article{Mark2006CharacteristicsOU,
  title={Characteristics of U.S. youths with serious emotional disturbance: data from the National Health Interview Survey.},
  author={Tami L. Mark and Jeffrey A. Buck},
  journal={Psychiatric services},
  year={2006},
  volume={57 11},
  pages={1573-8}
}
OBJECTIVE Although it is estimated that serious emotional disturbance affects 9 to 13 percent of children and adolescents in the United States, there are few national data on the characteristics of this group. METHODS This study used data for 13,579 youths from the 2001 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) to describe the sociodemographic features and insurance coverage of youths with serious emotional disturbance living in the United States. Youths with serious emotional disturbance were… CONTINUE READING