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Table 4 Determinants of all ADs (first and second line) prescriptions in Sub-threshold Depression (HRDS > 10 without criteria for lifetime Depressive Episode)

From: Sub-threshold depression and antidepressants use in a community sample: searching anxiety and finding bipolar disorder

  N(%) OR 95% CI χ2 P
Females 24 (22.2) 2.4 0.5-10.6 1.3 0.244
North-Center 20 (23.8) 2.0 0.7-6.0 1.7 0.194
Age 18-24 2 (10.0) 1.01 0.95-1.1 0.1 0.6
Age 25-64 19 (17.4) 0.5 0.9-1.3 1.1 0.291
Age > 64 6 (33.3) 2.3 0.6-8.8 1.5 0.214
*MDQ > 7 7.5 (41.7) 3.6 1.1-40.5 4.8 0.028
*Comorbidity PD 9.6 (53.3) 17.2 6-49.2 27.2 0.0001
*Comorbidity DOC 2.8 (40.0) 2.9 0.5-1.3 0.8 0.369
*Comorbidity GAD 6.9 (43.1) 4.2 1.2-13.8 5.6 0.018
  1. *Standardized by age, sex and residence (N/S); °Vs overall sample receiving ADs (with exclusion of DE point prevalence)°°The Odds Ratio is calculated vs all other age frequencies