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Table 3 Frequencies of depression symptoms within groups (N = 218)

From: Minor depression in older, long-term unemployed people seeking vocational support

  Frequencies (%) Statistics
Depression criterion Non depressed MinD MD non depr. vs MinD MinD vs. MD
Chi-square Phi Chi-square Phi
Depressed mood 1.9 64.7 95.9 73(1)*** .716 19(1)*** .420
Anhedonia 0 55.9 90.5 69(1)*** .700 17(1)*** .400
Appetite 13.1 26.5 64.4 3(1) .155 13(1)*** .353
Sleep 43.5 64.7 85.3 5(1)* .181 6(1)** .234
Psychomotor 9.3 0 41.3 3(1) .151 19(1)*** .417
Fatigue 20.4 60.6 96.0 20(1)*** .373 23(1)*** .459
Worthlessness 9.2 11.8 65.3 0(1) .037 27(1)*** .497
Concentration 11.0 8.8 70.7 0(1) .030 36(1)*** .573
Suicidality 18.3 23.5 64.9 0(1) .056 16(1)*** .384
  1. MinD minor depression, MD major depression
  2. *p < .05, **p < .01, ***p < 0.001