Blog posts with the tag "By the Numbers"

By the Numbers - Sept. 15, 2014


The percentage of a sample of 5,185 veterans who received care from the Veterans Health Administration for mental health or substance use problems, who reported being helped by the treatment, according to a recent study by the RAND Corporation published in the journal Psychiatric Services --Veterans’ Perceptions of Behavioral Health Care in the Veterans Health Administration: A National Survey

By the Numbers - 25 August 2014

The percentage of 2,230 soldiers receiving a PTSD diagnosis within 90 days of return from Afghanistan who had only one mental health care visit, according to a recent study published in the journal Psychiatric Services -- PTSD Treatment for Soldiers After Combat Deployment: Low Utilization of Mental Health Care and Reasons for Dropout. The researchers further report that 41% of these 2,230 soldiers "received minimally adequate care (eight or more encounters in 12 months)."

By the Numbers - 18 August 2014


The percentage increase in the number of prescriptions for any sleep medication between 1999 and 2010, from 5.3 million to 20.8 million, according to an article recently published in the journal Sleep -- Trends in Outpatient Visits for Insomnia, Sleep Apnea, and Prescriptions for Sleep Medications among US Adults: Findings from the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey 1999-2010.