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Table 2 ED visit frequency reported at baseline and follow-up and HAMD score

From: Relationship between depressive symptom severity and emergency department use among low-income, depressed homebound older adults aged 50 years and older

6 months prior to baseline (n=121) 24-weeks after baseline (n=96)
ED frequency n (%) HAMD scores ED frequency n (%) HAMD score
0 52 (43.0) 23.04+6.51 0 60 (49.6) 14.08+7.86
1 27 (22.3) 24.70+6.42 1 20 (16.5) 14.45+8.60
2 15 (12.4) 22.60+5.34 2 7 (5.8) 21.71+9.55
3+ 26 (21.4)1 28.37+6.39 3+ 9 (7.5)2 17.33+4.44
  1. 1The range was 3 to 9; 2The range was 3 to 8.