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Table 3 Normative data from the general population for the PHQ-15

From: Standardization of a screening instrument (PHQ-15) for somatization syndromes in the general population

  Total Men        Women       
  14-92 yr 14-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65-74 ≥75 14-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65-74 ≥75
N=5,031 N=292 N=279 N=396 N=414 N=398 N=397 N=156 N=272 N=351 N=542 N=457 N=446 N=395 N=236
M 3.8 1.8 2.0 2.6 3.3 4.3 4.4 5.8 3.2 3.5 3.7 3.8 4.7 5.2 6.5
SD 4.1 3.0 2.8 3.6 3.7 4.1 4.3 5.2 3.8 3.7 3.8 3.8 4.1 4.1 4.7
Sum Percentile a               
Score
0 11.1 0.3 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.6 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.4
1 28.7 51.0 38.6 31.2 27.1 16.9 17.7 14.1 30.9 23.9 19.8 19.5 10.1 18.8 4.3
2 41.3 67.5 58.8 47.5 41.2 28.0 30.3 23.1 48.5 36.2 32.9 33.7 18.7 29.2 10.2
3 52.5 77.4 73.6 64.0 53.8 41.2 40.4 32.1 56.6 51.3 48.1 46.8 28.8 39.1 18.7
4 62.1 83.6 81.9 74.6 63.2 52.5 51.5 42.3 67.3 60.4 58.4 57.5 39.2 50.5 29.4
5 70.8 88.0 88.8 84.0 72.6 61.9 59.6 48.7 73.2 68.7 69.9 66.7 50.7 60.7 39.6
6 77.8 90.8 93.5 89.3 80.9 71.5 70.2 56.4 80.1 79.5 78.0 74.0 60.9 70.8 50.2
7 82.4 92.8 94.2 91.9 85.5 78.3 78.0 62.2 84.6 86.0 83.4 80.7 69.7 75.9 60.9
8 85.9 93.2 94.6 92.6 88.4 81.1 80.8 66.7 86.4 89.7 86.9 85.3 75.9 79.7 68.1
9 89.2 94.2 96.4 93.9 90.1 86.1 83.8 74.4 90.8 92.6 90.0 90.2 81.2 84.5 75.7
10 91.7 96.9 97.1 95.4 93.5 89.9 87.6 80.1 93.8 93.4 92.6 92.3 85.3 89.3 79.6
11 93.4 96.9 98.9 96.4 94.9 93.2 89.4 82.7 94.1 94.9 94.3 93.7 88.6 91.4 83.4
12 94.7 97.6 98.9 96.4 96.1 94.2 92.4 86.5 96.0 96.6 95.6 95.4 90.5 93.1 85.1
13 95.9 98.3 98.9 96.7 97.1 95.5 93.6 89.7 96.7 97.2 96.3 96.5 92.7 95.7 88.5
14 97.0 99.3 98.9 97.7 98.1 96.7 95.7 92.3 97.4 97.7 97.6 98.0 94.4 97.0 90.6
15 97.7 99.7 98.9 98.0 98.5 97.2 96.5 94.9 98.2 97.7 98.7 98.5 96.0 98.2 92.8
16 98.2 99.9 98.9 98.7 98.8 98.2 97.0 94.9 98.9 98.3 98.9 98.7 97.1 98.2 95.3
17 98.6 99.9 99.3 98.7 99.0 98.2 97.7 94.9 98.9 98.6 99.1 98.7 98.1 99.5 96.2
18 98.9 99.9 99.6 99.2 99.3 98.5 98.7 95.5 98.9 98.6 99.1 99.1 98.5 99.7 97.0
19 99.2 99.9 99.6 99.2 99.5 98.7 98.7 95.5 99.6 99.4 99.4 99.3 98.5 99.9 97.4
20 99.5 99.9 99.9 99.2 99.5 99.2 98.7 96.2 99.9 99.7 99.4 99.3 99.3 99.9 98.3
21 99.7 99.9 99.9 99.2 99.8 99.9 99.7 98.1 99.9 99.7 96.6 99.3 99.3 99.9 98.7
22 99.8 99.9 99.9 99.2 99.8 99.9 99.7 98.7 99.9 99.7 99.8 99.3 99.3 99.9 98.7
23 99.8 99.9 99.9 99.2 99.8 99.9 99.9 98.7 99.9 99.7 99.8 99.3 99.3 99.9 99.6
24 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.2 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.7 99.8 99.3 99.3 99.9 99.9
25 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.7 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.7 99.8 99.3 99.9 99.9 99.9
26 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.7 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.8 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.9
27 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.7 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.9
28 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.9
29 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.9
30 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.9
  1. a Percentiles indicate the rank of the subject compared to other subjects of the same age group and gender.