Table 91Mental health counseling among young people aged 10 to 20 in the juvenile justice system, by selected characteristics: percentage, United States, 2003

[Data are based on a nationally representative survey of young people in residential placement]

CharacteristicAny counseling (percent)Individual counseling (percent)Group counseling (percent)Family counseling (percent)
Total52.770.047.417.6
Age
 10–1256.972.332.026.6
 13–1553.369.341.222.7
 16–1751.770.549.816.3
 18–2054.269.754.210.3
Sex
 Male51.967.149.016.4
 Female57.284.539.723.6
Hispanic origin and race
 Not Hispanic
  White55.772.050.820.5
  Black or African American51.866.544.312.2
  American Indian or Alaska Native53.072.143.616.0
  Asian58.776.354.818.3
  Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander58.492.7**
  Other two or more race groups57.679.444.121.0
 Hispanic47.666.948.620.0
*

Estimates are considered unreliable because of low precision.

NOTES: As an example of how to interpret the estimates in the table, the first cell in the third row shows that, in 2003, 56.9 percent of U.S. young people aged 10 to 12 in the juvenile justice system received mental health counseling.

SOURCE: Survey of Youth in Residential Placement. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention; 2003. .

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