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Table 2 Dep Tx Patterns among Stroke Survivors with Co-occurring Depression Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (2002–2012)

From: Prevalence, patterns and predictors of depression treatment among community-dwelling older adults with stroke in the United States: a cross sectional study

  Wt.%
Any form of Dep Tx 87.6
SSRI 60.9
SNRI 15.2
TCA 9.8
PPAZ 5.2
Tetra Cyc 4.0
Misc ADP 12.1
  1. Based on 370 older adults (age ≥ 50 years) with self-reported stroke and depression who were alive during the calendar year (2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, and 2012)
  2. Abbreviations - Dep Tx Depression Treatment, SSRI Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor, SNRI Serotonin–Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitor, TCA Tricyclic Antidepressants, PPAZ Phenylpiperazine Antidepressants, Tetra Cyc Tetracyclic Antidepressants, Misc ADP Miscellaneous Antidepressants, Wt% Weighted percentage (nationally representative)
  3. Total number of individual antidepressant classes may not add up to 100% due to intra-class polypharmacy
  4. Denominator for Wt.% calculations for individual types of antidepressant classes was the total analytic sample (Unweighted N = 370)