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Table 2 Prevalence of probable diagnosis of depression and anxiety in Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire

From: Mental health related determinants of parenting stress among urban mothers of young children – results from a birth-cohort study in Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire

  Depressed1 Anxious2
  Ghana Côte d’Ivoire Ghana Côte d’Ivoire
  n/N (%) n/N (%) n/N (%) n/N (%)
Baseline 76/287 (26.5) 103/370 (27.8) 33/287 (11.5) 52/369 (14.1)
3 m 26/286 (9.1) 41/328 (12.5) 17/286 (5.9) 19/328 (5.8)
12 m 18/256 (7.0) 51/295 (17.3) 7/256 (2.7) 26/295 (8.8)
24 m 13/215 (6.1) 7/70 (10.0) 10/215 (4.7) 1/70 (1.4)
  1. 1Depressed: PHQ-9 ≥ 10.
  2. 2Anxious: GAD-7 ≥ 10.
  3. n: Number of depressed/anxious women; N: Number of women completing the PHQ-9/GAD-7.