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Depression-Related Feelings (Fresno County, 2008-2010)

Percentage of students in grades 7, 9, and 11 reporting that, in the past 12 months, they have felt so sad and hopeless everyday for two weeks or more that they stopped doing some usual activities, Fresno County 2008-2010.

  • 26.5% of African American students in Fresno County have reported depression-related feelings in the past 12 months.
     
  • 34.8% of Asian students in Fresno County have reported depression-related feelings in the past 12 months.
     
  • 32.7% of Latino students in Fresno County have reported depression-related feelings in the past 12 months.
     
  • 29.2% of Native American students in Fresno County have reported depression-related feelings in the past 12 months.
     
  • 46.5% of Pacific Islander students in Fresno County have reported depression-related feelings in the past 12 months.
     
  • Students of color in Fresno County are more likely than White students to have reported depression-related feelings in the past 12 months.

 

African American

Latino

Native
American/
Alaska Native

Asian

Pacific
Islander

White

% of Students Reporting Depression-Related Feelings, Fresno County, 2008-2010

26.5

32.7

29.2

34.8

46.5

30.1

As cited on www.kidsdata.org, a program of the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health.

Definition: Percentage of students in grades 7, 9, and 11 reporting whether in the past 12 months, they had felt so sad and hopeless every day for two weeks or more that they stopped doing some usual activities, by race/ethnicity.

Source: 
California Healthy Kids Survey (WestEd) (Depression), California Department of Education
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