Inpatient hospitalizations, discharged from civilian, non-federal acute care hospitals located in Florida, where a mental disorder was the principal diagnosis. Mental disorders include mental and behavioral disorders due to psychoactive substance use; schizophrenia, schizotypal, delusional and other non-mood phychotic disorders; mood disorders; and anxiety, dissociative, stress-related, somatoform and other non-psychotic mental disorders.
Mental disorders, when serious and untreated, can cause significant morbidity, reduced quality of life, numerous hospitalizations and a burden to the local healthcare system. Mood disorders are particularly important contributors to disability-adjusted life years lost and to years lived with disability.
In 2019, the age-adjusted rate per 100,000 of Hospitalizations for mental disorders in Alachua County was 1218.7 compared to Florida at 1026.6. The line graph shows change over time when there are at least three years of data.
Alachua County is in the fourth quartile for this measure. This means that relative to other counties in Florida, the age-adjusted rate per 100,000 of Hospitalizations for mental disorders is less in about three quarters of the counties. The map illustrates county data by quartile. When fewer than 51 counties have data or zero values, no quartile map will be presented.Links: Healthy People 2030|Other Resource
Age-adjusted Hospitalizations for mental disorders, Rate Per 100,000 Population, 2019
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Age-adjusted Hospitalizations for mental disorders, Rate Per 100,000 Population, Single Year