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Table 1 Characteristics of the survey population (total and by sex) and of the depressed population (by sex)

From: Depression prevalence and primary care among vulnerable patients at a free outpatient clinic in Paris, France, in 2010: results of a cross-sectional survey

  Total population Male population Female population
    Total Depressed Total Depressed
  N % n % N % p* n % n % p*
Age (years)             
Under 25 20 8.0 10 50.0 5 50.0 0.74 10 50.0 7 70.0 0.11
25 to 44 118 47.2 68 57.6 35 51.5   50 42.3 32 64.0  
45 to 59 62 24.8 27 43.5 17 63.0   35 56.4 25 71.4  
Over 60 50 20.0 24 48.0 12 50.0   26 52.0 11 42.3  
Nationality             
French 118 47.2 51 43.2 24 47.0 0.24 67 56.8 32 47.8 <0.001
Foreign 132 52.8 78 59.1 45 57.7   54 40.9 43 79.6  
Occupational category            
Managerial/professional 24 9.6 8 33.3 1 12.5 0.015 16 66.6 4 25.0 0.001
Other 225 90.4 120 53.3 68 56.7   105 46.7 71 67.6  
Civil status             
Single 108 43.2 62 57.4 37 59.7 0.12 46 42.6 32 69.6 0.13
Married or living with partner 109 43.6 55 50.5 26 47.3   54 49.5 28 51.9  
Divorced 22 8.8 9 40.9 3 33.3   13 59.1 8 61.5  
Widow/widower 11 4.4 3 27.3 3 100.0   8 72.7 7 87.5  
Health insurance            
Standard 138 55.2 60 43.5 24 40.0 0.035 78 56.5 39 50.0 0.002
Universal 50 20.0 30 60.0 21 70.0   20 40.0 15 75.0  
Public medical assistance 47 18.8 31 65.9 20 64.5   16 34.1 14 87.5  
None 15 6.0 8 53.3 4 50.0   7 46.7 7 100.0  
Living arrangement             
Family (spouse, children, other) 145 58.0 63 43.4 30 47.6 0.35 82 56.6 47 57.3 0.30
Non-relative 24 9.6 16 66.6 8 50.0   8 33.3 6 75.0  
Living alone 80 32.0 49 61.2 30 61.2   31 38.8 22 71.0  
Treating physician             
Yes 205 82.0 93 45.4 50 53.8 0.63 112 54.6 69 61.6 0.76
No 45 18.0 36 80.0 19 52.8   9 20.0 6 66.7  
Educational level             
High school 172 68.8 95 55.2 55 57.9 0.09 77 44.8 51 66.2 0.20
Postsecondary 78 31.2 34 43.6 14 41.2   44 56.4 24 54.5  
Feeling of isolation             
Very alone 28 11.2 18 64.3 16 88.9 <0.001 10 35.7 9 90.0 0.12
Rather alone 84 33.6 49 58.3 28 57.1   35 41.7 23 65.7  
Supported 108 43.2 46 42.6 19 41.3   62 57.4 37 59.7  
Strongly supported 30 12.0 16 53.3 6 37.5   14 46.7 6 42.9  
  1. *Comparison with the distribution for the total population of the same sex.