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Table 1 Distribution of patient characteristics according to diagnostic status for major depressive disorder

From: The Patient Health Questionnaire-9 for detection of major depressive disorder in primary care: consequences of current thresholds in a crosssectional study

  Major depressive disorder Total
  No
(N = 1176)
Yes
(N = 176)
 
Male gender, n (%) 448 (39) 50(28) 498 (37)
Age (years), mean(SD) 52 (17) 46(14) 51 (17)
PHQ-9, median(IQR1) 2 (1-5) 9 (6-14) 3 (1-6)
PHQ-2, median(IQR) 0 (0-1) 2 (2-4) 0 (0-2)
Physical functioning, SF-12, median(IQR) 50 (40-54) 48 (40-57) 49 (40-54)
Mental functioning, SF-12, median(IQR) 52 (45-56) 30 (25-38) 50 (41-56)
Sick days (n), median(IQR) 0 (0-5) 3 (0-10) 0 (0-5)
Consultations in previous 12 months(n), median(IQR) 9 (5-16) 12 (7-20) 10 (5-16)
  1. 1 IQR - interquartile ranges