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Table 3 Clinician diagnosis of depression as a function of selected clinical and demographic characteristics of study participants

From: Recognition of depression by primary care clinicians in rural Ethiopia

Characteristics Total n(%) Depression n(%) Other psychiatric morbidity n(%) Depression and other psychiatric morbidity n(%)
Severity measured with PHQ9 score
  < 5 578(57.2) 0 (0.0) 4(0.7) 4(0.7)
 5–9 315 (31.2) 6(1.9) 14(4.4) 20(6.3)
 10 + a 117(11.6) 7(6.0) 7(6.0) 14(12.0)
Suicidality
 Yesa 100(9.9) 6 (6.0) 8(8.0) 14(14.0)
 No 910(90.1) 7(0.8) 17(1.9) 24(2.6)
Sex
 Male 461(45.6) 4(0.9) 16(3.5) 20(4.3)
 Female 549(54.4) 9(1.6) 9(1.6) 18(3.3 )
Education
 Non-literate 398(39.4) 4(1.0) 7(1.8) 11(2.8)
 Literate but no formal education 124(12.3) 0(0.0) 3(2.4) 3(2.4)
 Formal Education 488(48.3) 9(1.8) 15(3.1) 24(4.9)
  1. aDifferences statistically significant [Fisher’s exact p <0.001]