US National and State-Level Prevalence of Mental Health Disorders and Disparities of Mental Health Care Use in Children

JAMA Pediatr. 2019 Apr 1;173(4):389-391. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2018.5399.


This analysis of 2016 National Survey of Children’s Health data estimates the national and state-level prevalence of treatable mental health disorders and mental health care use in US children.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Child
  • Child Health Services*
  • Female
  • Healthcare Disparities / statistics & numerical data*
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Mental Disorders / epidemiology*
  • Mental Disorders / therapy*
  • Mental Health Services*
  • Prevalence
  • United States