Term: Anxiety /Anxiety States

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2010-08-05

Definition:

Anxiety or anxiety states are defined as the presence of:

  • one or more hospitalizations, or admission from the Mental Health Management Information System (MHMIS), with a diagnosis of anxiety states, phobic disorders, or obsessive-compulsive disorders using ICD-9-CM codes 300.0, 300.2 or 300.3 or ICD-10-CA codes F40, F41.0, F41.1, F41.3, F41.8, F41.9 or F42, OR

  • three or more physician visits with a diagnosis for anxiety disorders: ICD-9-CM code 300 in a five-year span.
Inclusion is all people aged 10 years or more.

The rate is often stated as a percentage of the population 10+ years of age who have this condition according to the definitions.

    IMPORTANT NOTE: In 2012, MCHP research combined the depression and anxiety conditions into "Mood and Anxiety Disorders". The concept titled Mood and Anxiety Disorders - Measuring Prevalence describes the MCHP research approach in this subject area.

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References 

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  • Chartier M, Finlayson G, Prior H, McGowan K, Chen H, de Rocquigny J, Walld R, Gousseau M. Health and Healthcare Utilization of Francophones in Manitoba. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2012. [Summary] [Full Report] (View)
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  • Martens PJ, Bartlett J, Burland E, Prior H, Burchill C, Huq S, Romphf L, Sanguins J, Carter S, Bailly A. Profile of Metis Health Status and Healthcare Utilization in Manitoba: A Population-Based Study. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2010. [Summary] [Full Report] [Data extras] [Errata] (View)