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Table 1 Prevalence of Stress, Anxiety and Depression according to HADS and DASS (n = 169)

From: Depression and anxiety in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: prevalence rates based on a comparison of the Depression, Anxiety and Stress Scale (DASS) and the hospital, Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS)

Scale Mean SD Possible (H)/Mild & Moderate (D)
(%)
Probable(H)/
Severe & Extremely Severe (D)
(%)
Poss/Prob(H)
Mild, Moderate, Severe/Extremely Severe (D)
(%)
Depression (DASS) 6.94 9.22 17.2 8.3 25.5
Depression (HADS) 5.10 4.00 18.9 9.4 28.3
Anxiety (DASS) 5.32 8.01 19.5 7.8 27.3
Anxiety (HADS) 5.97 4.82 16.7 18.6 35.3
Stress (DASS) 9.17 10.49 8.5 9.8 18.3
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