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Table 6 Comorbidity wave 1 (age 19–29) and wave 2 (age 30–42)

From: Prevalence and stability of mental disorders among young adults: findings from a longitudinal study

  Men Women
% with comorbid MDD % with comorbid Anxiety W1–2 a % with comorbid AUD % with comorbid MDD % with comorbid
Anxiety W1–2a
% with comorbid AUD
Wave 1
 MDD   34.6
17.6–55.6
3.8
0–14.3
  66.2
54.8–76.8
6.8
1.5–13.7
 Anxiety W1–2a 15.8
7.3–26.8
  17.5
8.5–27.3
17.4
13.1–21.9
  5.9
3.6–9.0
 AUD 1.9
0–7.1
17.5
8.5–27.3
  11.1
3.4–21.1
35.6
22.2–50.0
 
Wave 2
 MDD   33.3
13.0–53.6
16.7
3.7–31.8
  57.0
46.5–67.0
2.0
0.0–5.4
 Anxiety W1–2a 17.4
8.3–31.1
  8.7
2.0–18.0
19.5
14.8–24.3
  1.7
0.3–3.4
 AUD 11.4
2.9–23.3
11.8
3.0–23.5
  14.3
0.0–37.5
7.1
0.0–25.0
 
  1. Legends: MDD Major depressive disorder, AUD Alcohol use disorders, i.e. alcohol dependence or alcohol abuse
  2. aPanic disorder, agoraphobia without panic, specific phobias, social phobia and/or generalized anxiety disorder (GAD)
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