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Table 3 Demographic and family history variables at the patient (individual) level

From: A cluster randomized controlled trial of an online psychoeducational intervention for people with a family history of depression

Variables   Intervention group (N = 119)
Mean (SD)
Control group (N = 83)
Mean (SD)
Total sample
(N = 202)
Mean (SD)
Age Range: 18, 74 44.0 (14.7) 40.2 (12.4) 42.42 (13.9)
Level N (%) N (%) N (%)
Gender Male 25 (21.0) 14 (16.9) 39 (19.3)
Female 94 (79.0) 69 (83.1) 163 (80.7)
Highest education level achieved Other 2 (1.7) 2 (2.4) 4 (2.0)
Some High School 15 (12.6) 9 (3.6) 24 (11.9)
Graduated High School 8 (6.7) 3 (10.9) 11 (5.4)
Vocational college 33 (27.7) 24 (28.9) 57 (28.2)
Degree/Postgraduate degree 61 (51.3) 45 (54.2) 106 (52.5)
Occupation Wages/Salary/Self-Employed 79 (66.4) 54 (65.1) 133 (65.8)
Student 10 (8.4) 9 (10.8) 19 (9.4)
Retired/Unemployed 20 (16.8) 8 (9.6) 28 (13.9)
Other 10 (8.4) 12 (14.5) 22 (10.9)
Marital status Married/living as married 50 (42.0) 33 (39.8) 83 (41.1)
Never married/Divorced/Widowed 69 (58.0) 50 (60.2) 119 (58.9)
Children Yes 73 (61.3) 43 (51.8) 116 (57.4)
No 46 (38.7) 40 (48.2) 86 (42.6)
Country of Birth Australia 96 (80.7) 56 (67.5) 152 (75.3)
Other 23 (19.3) 27 (32.5) 50 (24.7)
Language spoken mostly at home English 119 (100.0) 79 (95.2) 198 (98.0)
Language other than English 0 (0.0) 4 (4.8) 4 (2.0)
Personal symptoms of MDD or BDa MDD Symptoms Only 60 (50.4) 47 (56.6) 107 (53.0)
BD Symptomsc 14 (11.8) 8 (9.6) 22 (10.9)
Symptoms of first-Degree relativesb 1 FDR with MDD Symptoms Only 55 (46.2) 35 (42.2) 90 (44.6)
2 FDR with MDD Symptoms Only 19 (16.0) 24 (28.9) 43 (21.3)
3 FDR with MDD Symptoms Only 3 (2.5) 7 (8.4) 10 (5.0)
> 3 FDR with MDD Symptoms Only 2 (1.7) 0 (0.0) 2 (1.0)
1 FDR with BD Symptomsc 33 (27.7) 15 (18.1) 48 (23.8)
2 FDR with BD Symptomsc 7 (5.9) 2 (2.4) 9 (4.5)
  1. aAs assessed by the Family History Screen
  2. bTotal number in this analysis was 202 after excluding participants in the control group whose questionnaires were incomplete. Entry refers to type of history (MDD only versus BD) in first-degree relatives
  3. cEither with or without presence of MDD symptoms