Diagnosis Percentage Hypertension 5.0 Otitis Media 2.4 Routine Child Health Exam 2.3 Acute Upper Respiratory Infection 2.1 Diabetes Mellitus 2.0 Routine Pregnancy Exam 1.7 Acute Pharyngitis 1.7 Chronic Sinusitis 1.6 Bronchitis 1.6 Surgery follow-up 1.3 Depressive Disorder 1.1 Asthma 1.1

Depression is one of the most common medical problems in the United States. (Source: Scott-Levin, Newtown, Pa.)

FDA Consumer magazine (July-August 1998), www.fda.gov/fdac/features/1998/498_dep.html