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Table 2 Demographic characteristics of the US and European population

From: External validation of the international risk prediction algorithm for major depressive episode in the US general population: the PredictD-US study

Characteristics US population European populationa
  N (%) N (%)
Age (year), mean (SD) 43.8 (15.2) 48.9 (15.5)
 Female 16608 (56.1) 4081 (65.9)
Marital status
 Married or living together 16 532 (55.8) 4491 (72.6)
 Separated or divorced 4654 (15.7) 421 (6.8)
 Single 6765 (22.8) 872 (14.1)
 Widowed 1670 (5.6) 383 (6.2)
House hold status
 Not living alone 22046 (74.4) 5483 (88.6)
 Living alone 7575 (25.6) 707 (11.4)
Education
 Higher education 17793 (60.1) 1879 (30.4)
 Secondary 10084(34.0) 2038 (32.9)
 Primary/no education 1634 (5.5) 1767 (28.6)
 Trade/other 110 (0.4) 451 (7.3)
 Missing 0 55 (0.9)
Employment
 Employed/full time student 20993 (71.0) 3256 (52.6)
 Unemployed 989 (3.3) 300 (4.8)
 Unable to work 1190 (4.0) 322 (5.2)
 Retired 4032(13.6) 2269 (36.7)
 Missing 2417 (8.2) 43 (0.7)
Professional status
 Yes 4628 (15.6) 1313 (21.2)
 Missing 4815 (16.3) 143 (2.3)
Born in country of residence
 Yes 24727 (83.5) 5655 (91.4)
 Missing 80 (0.3) 87 (1.4)
Ethnicity
 White European 22466 (75.8) 5988 (96.7)
 Missing 0 72 (1.2)
  1. a United Kingdom, Spain, Slovenia, Portugal, The Netherlands, Estonia