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Table 2 Baseline demographics and illness severity (all studies)

From: Duloxetine in the treatment of Major Depressive Disorder: A comparison of efficacy in patients with and without melancholic features

  Melancholic (N = 1572) Non-melancholic (N = 770) p-value
Gender, n (%)    
   Female 1092 (69.5) 468 (60.8) <.001
Age, y    
   Mean (SD) 42.1 (12.2) 43.4 (12.8) .347
Age range    
   Min – Max 18 – 82 18 – 82 -
Weight, kg    
   Mean (SD) 77.7 (20.5) 81.3 (21.4) <.001
HAMD 17 Total Score    
   Mean (SD) 22.3 (3.9) 20.5 (3.2) <.001
CGI-Severity    
   Mean (SD) 4.41 (0.56) 4.26 (0.48) <.001
VAS Overall Pain    
   Mean (SD) 31.7 (25.3) 31.0 (26.0) .053
  1. † Includes patients from paroxetine and fluoxetine treatment arms (N = 429).