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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics

From: Validation of the Chinese version of the PHQ-15 in a tertiary hospital

Variable PHQ-15 score (n = 1329) PHQ-15 score <10 (n = 960) PHQ-15 score ≥10 (n = 369) t/Chi 2 (df) p
Age
 Mean (SD) 53.76 (16.21) 53.56 (16.02) 54.26 (16.25) −0.700 (1320) 0.484
Gender
 Male 58.1 % 60.0 % 53.0 % 5.370 (1) 0.020
 Female 41.9 % 40.0 % 47.0 %
Marital status
 Unmarried 9.1 % 9.6 % 7.9 % 2.233 (1) 0.525
 Married 87.8 % 87.8 % 88.3 %
 Divorced 1.1 % 0.9 % 1.6 %
 Widowed 1.9 % 1.8 % 2.2 %
Race
 Han 95.5 % 4.2 % 5.2 % 0.603 (1) 0.437
 Others 4.5 % 95.8 % 94.8 %
Education level
 Elementary school 2.1 % 2.0 % 2.5 % 14.958 (5) 0.011
 Junior high school 16.4 % 14.3 % 21.9 %
 High school or secondary technical school 26.6 % 26.3 % 27.7 %
 College 23.8 % 24.9 % 20.8 %
 Undergraduate 17.5 % 17.9 % 16.4 %
 Graduate and above 13.6 % 14.6 % 10.7 %
Income
 5000 yuan and below 14.1 % 12.8 % 17.5 % 14.717 (5) 0.012
 5000–9999 yuan 13.2 % 12.0 % 16.1 %
 10,000–29,999 yuan 16.2 % 15.5 % 18.0 %
 30,000–49,999 yuan 21.1 % 22.0 % 18.9 %
 50,000–99,999 yuan 20.8 % 22.6 % 16.3 %
 100,000 yuan and above 14.6 % 15.1 % 13.2 %
  1. All percentages correspond to the n shown at the top of the given column