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Table 3 Results of the Receiver Operating Characteristic (ROC) analyses of the 4DSQ and HADS scales with respect to detecting CIDI/DSM-IV depressive and anxiety disorders

From: Detecting depressive and anxiety disorders in distressed patients in primary care; comparative diagnostic accuracy of the Four-Dimensional Symptom Questionnaire (4DSQ) and the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS)

Diagnostic categories/levels 4DSQ scale HADS scale Z/p
Any depressive/anxiety disorder distress total score  
  AUC 0.792 se 0.027 AUC 0.815 se 0.027 Z 0.525 p 0.596
Major depressive disorder depression depression  
- any major depressive disorder AUC 0.745 se 0.029 AUC 0.762 se 0.028 Z 0.574 p 0.569
- moderate-severe major depressive disorder AUC 0.780 se 0.029 AUC 0.739 se 0.030 Z 1.389 p 0.165
Anxiety disorder anxiety anxiety  
- any anxiety disorder AUC 0.792 se 0.028 AUC 0.757 se 0.028 Z 1.333 p 0.184
- panic disorder/agoraphobia/social phobia AUC 0.852 se 0.024 AUC 0.757 se 0.032 Z 3.294 p 0.001
  1. 4DSQ = Four-Dimensional Symptom Questionnaire
  2. HADS = Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale
  3. AUC = area under the ROC curve
  4. se = standard error
  5. Z = standard Normal deviate