Data for Mental Health-Related Visits to Emergency Departments North Carolina vs. HNC 2020 Target, 2008-2011
Data NotesThis measure is based on emergency department (ED) visit data collected by the North Carolina Disease Event Tracking and Epidemiologic Collection Tool (NC DETECT). NC DETECT collects ED data from emergency departments across North Carolina. Visits were coded under the 9th revision of the International Classification of Diseases, Clinical Modification (ICD-9-CM). The HNC 2020 target, which is the target to be reached by 2020, is repeated in the data table for graphing purposes.
Data SourcesNorth Carolina Disease Event Tracking and Epidemiologic Collection Tool (NC DETECT)
DefinitionIncludes all emergency department visits where a mental health related diagnosis was coded as the principal diagnosis in a child or adult.
How We Calculated the Rates
Date Indicator Content Last Updated: 02/12/2013