Chart 28 Percentage of adults who were classified as meeting the criteria of selected mental health disorders, by sex and age group, Canada excluding territories, 2012
Description for Chart 28
|Percent||Error bars||Percent||Error bars|
|Major depressive episode, past 12 months|
|25 to 44 years||6.8||1.5||1.5||4.1||0.9||0.9|
|45 to 64 years||5.6||1.0||0.9||3.4||0.7||0.8|
|Bipolar disorder, past 12 months|
|25 to 44 years||1.6||0.7||0.8||2.2||0.8||0.8|
|45 to 64 years||1.5||0.6||0.7||1.1||0.4||0.4|
|Generalized anxiety disorder, past 12 months|
|25 to 44 years||3.3||0.8||0.7||2.6||0.8||0.7|
|45 to 64 years||3.8||0.9||0.9||2.2||0.6||0.6|
Notes: Those categorized as having had the selected disorder met the definition and criteria in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV).
All estimates of bipolar disorder should be used with caution (coefficient of variation from 16.6 to 33.3)
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM table 105-1101, 2012.
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